Absolute Press Room

  • Bootstrapping Innovation in the Asia-Pacific Region

    There is a tremendous amount of talent and innovation in the Asia-Pacific Region. One need only look to companies like Lazada, Grab, and Food Panda to see that the region holds the potential to be the future growth engine of the global economy. The Asia-Pacific region has contributed to two

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  • A Hard Lesson in Vulnerability Management for Equifax

    Since announcing its breach on Thursday, Equifax has taken a formidable beating in the media, and I suspect at virtually every office water cooler in the U.S. Waiting six weeks before telling consumers about the breach of their sensitive, personal information to first ‘get their story straight’

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  • 88% of Retail Organizations Vulnerable to Data Threats

    Target. Kmart. Home Depot. Neiman Marcus. Some of the biggest names in retail have been hit hard by data breaches in past years. Despite increased IT security spending, data breaches across all industries are accelerating. 88% of retail organizations in the US consider themselves vulnerable to

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  • Equifax: This Saga is Just Beginning

    News of yet another data breach, this time at credit bureau Equifax, was announced yesterday afternoon and sadly, it isn’t all that surprising. Time and again we experience ‘massive breaches’ where the hackers get away with troves of personal information. From retail to healthcare, government

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  • Are Hacked Medical IoT Devices Ransomware’s Next Target?

    Shortly after IoT became a mainstream topic, the idea of device access-control falling into the wrong hands also grabbed headlines. Was it possible? What would happen? These are particularly concerning questions for healthcare organizations who deal in life-saving devices. But the notion of

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