Information Age – Top security risks in digital transformation – and how to overcome them

informationagenewTechnology such as cloud, internet of things (IoT) and automation are helping companies to digitally transform, but they also add security risks. What can firms do? And what are the top security risks in digital transformation?

Overall, firms undergoing digital transformation need to look at security in a different way, says Jason Hart, CTO of data protection at Gemalto. “You need to understand what your risks are. People might do penetration testing but for me that doesn’t equate to strong visibility and control around governance and security.”

Hart advises companies as part of the transformation process to ensure data visibility in order to categorise it and control who has access. In addition, says Hart: “Let’s eradicate static passwords and replace with multi-factor authentication.”

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