These days, all communication technology faces the issue of privacy and identity theft, with Bluetooth being no exception. Almost everyone knows that email services and networks require security. What users need to realize is that Bluetooth also requires security measures as well.
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Is your computer been running slower than normal? Are you worried someone may be able to access your computer and steal your private information and use it against you?
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Whatever role you have in your company, you need to know exactly who your stakeholders are.
Stakeholders are an intrinsic part of the problem-solving and decision-making processes in all organisations. And once you understand who the stakeholders are, the next step is to find out their needs.
It can be useful to identify the level of interest, power, and influence of your different stakeholders. Each stakeholder group will have its own expectations of the business and level of power and influence. Therefore, conflict between stakeholders can occur.
For example, paying staff higher wages could result in dividends to shareholders. Stakeholders can disrupt or cause uncertainty in the plans of an organisation if they’re not on board with the decisions you choose to make.
Your stakeholders touch many significant aspects of the business or organisation so your decisions as a manager or leader will always affects someone or some group. Being aware of the interest and expectations and power and influence over business decisions that stakeholders have is a basic requirement placed on all managers.
R. Edward Freeman said, “Stakeholders are about the business. And the business is about the stakeholders.”
Maybe it’s time you audited your own stakeholder relationships and evaluate what you can do to improve them.
In recent months, data breaches and unsecured data stories concerning major companies have dominated the news – so what can businesses do to protect themselves?
A penetration test, also known as a pen test, is a simulated cyber attack against your computer system to check for exploitable vulnerabilities. In the context of web application security, penetration testing is commonly used to augment a web application firewall (WAF).
Pen testing can involve the attempted breaching of any number of application systems, (e.g., application protocol interfaces (APIs), frontend/backend servers) to uncover vulnerabilities, such as unsanitized inputs that are susceptible to code injection attacks.
Insights provided by the penetration test can be used to fine-tune your WAF security policies and patch detected vulnerabilities.
We’ve put together 7 essential Questions you should ask any potential penetration testing vendor:
“The key to success is in putting in multiple layers of defence, such as strong encryption of the credentials, limiting the number of records that can be read in a given timeframe.”
Deeper and multilayered defences make it harder for attackers to get to your data, even if you were compromised.
A Scrum master is like a leg in the tripod of the Scrum team, with the other two being the product owner and the development team. The relationship of the product owner with the business representative is balanced out by the Scrum master’s relationship with the development team. The role of the Scrum master is to support the team in becoming self-organized, to remove any obstacles the team might be facing and to ensure that the Scrum methodology is being followed. However, unlike the product owner, the Scrum master does not play a management or supervisory role for the team.
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