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October 23, 2015

CBR roundup: 3 outlandish stories this week

List: From firms unable to check supply chain security to Back to the Future technology.

By CBR Staff Writer

"The internet will be electricity."

Robert Herjavec, entrepreneur told to the Teradata Partners 2015 conference that people don’t notice electricity until it is gone, the same will be the case for the internet.

Foolish Phishing

According to SANS Institute, 95% of all attacks on enterprise networks gained access via a spear phishing attack. A spear phishing attack is an email targeted at specific individuals that is engineered to look legitimate and fool even tech-savvy users.

"Like everyone else, we want to know ‘where are they?’ Perhaps at some point between 1985 and today, the companies developing hover technology have had their designs tampered with, which is why we’re still struggling to get it right."

Martyn Ruks, Technical Director of MWR InfoSecurity talks about why hover boards aren’t a reality in response to Back to the Future day.

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