Cybersecurity for edge computing

Opportunities for edge computing in different industries are developing and adopting edge-native cybersecurity solutions should be integral.

As businesses strive to remain competitive and drive growth through digital transformation, enterprises increasingly incorporate edge computing into their operations.

The potential of edge computing as a catalyst for digital transformation is significant – the capability of edge computing to distribute applications and data to...

Schneider Electric works with BitSight on industry edge security

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Energy management company Schneider Electric has partnered with cybersecurity ratings firm BitSight to improve threat detection in the operational technology (OT) sector.

Industrial edge assets will be protected through a joint threat intelligence solution designed to identify deployments that could be prone to attacks or security weaknesses.

The companies plan to focus on OT protocols exposed over the internet and contextualise them with improved attribution. The...

Autonomous AI cybersecurity: defending as humans can’t

Cybersecurity and risk management hasn't kept up with cyber attack growth or digital concerns, demanding a new approach that involves threat intelligence software and AI-powered automation. AI-driven automation systems can identify dangers by user, device, or location with greater speed, scalability, and accuracy than what humans can handle.

Overwhelming volume and speed of cyber attacks

The frequency and number of security incidents demand a new operational strategy. This...

Critical edge security issues across industries: Cyberattacks on the rise

The digital footprint and increasingly distributed IT infrastructures of edge computing are larger than ever.

According to IDC, more than 50% of new enterprise IT infrastructure will be deployed at the edge instead of through data centres by 2023. The global edge computing market will reach $250 billion by 2024 at a compound annual growth rate of 12.5% in the next couple of years.

With so much data flowing and being generated by the millisecond, companies find it...

Akamai bolsters its edge security offerings with Asavie acquisition

Akamai is bolstering its edge security offerings with the acquisition of Irish tech firm Asavie.

Asavie specialises in mobile, IoT, and security solutions. The company’s clients include the likes of AT&T, Verizon, Microsoft, Samsung, Vodafone, and Telefonica.

Dr Tom Leighton, CEO and Co-Founder of Akamai, said:

“We believe the addition of Asavie will help Akamai’s carrier partners address enterprise and mid-market customer demand for IoT and mobile...