All government/financial/banking systems I'm sure would want secure systems. They guy playing games, like Fortnite, probable doesn't care.
https://www.adaware.com/blog/cyber-security-bill-for-2015-75-billion-spent-300-billion-lostTechnology research company Gartner forecasts worldwide spending on information security to reach $75.4 billion this year. According to their report, this represents a 4.7% increase in spending from 2014. The increase is partly attributed to government initiatives and increased legislation in countries such as Poland, the Czech Republic and South Africa. Additionally, high-profile data breaches are forcing organizations to increase their focus on information security. Gartner identifies security testing, IT outsourcing and access management as the largest areas for growth for technology providers.
According to Elizabeth Kim, research analyst at Gartner, “Interest in security technologies is increasingly driven by elements of digital business, particularly cloud, mobile computing and now also the Internet of Things, as well as by the sophisticated and high-impact nature of advanced targeted attacks.” Additionally, “endpoint detection and remediation tools, threat intelligence and cloud security tools” were also identified as areas for growth.
Additionally, Grant Thornton, a global accounting advisory firm, has just released theresults of their global survey on cyber security attacks. The total estimated cost of cyber security attacks over the past 12 months, in American dollars, is $315 billion. The findings are based on a survey of 2,500 international business leaders in 35 economies. Regionally, cyber security attacks cost “Asia Pacific businesses $81bn in the past 12 months, while firms in the EU ($62bn) and North America ($61bn) are also counting the significant cost of attacks.”
According to the research, the sector most concerned by the threat of cyber attacks is financial services, while “only 10% of transport firms globally have reported a cyber attack in the past 12 months and just 27% perceive it as a threat.” Paul Jacobs, Global Leader of Cyber Security at Grant Thornton, said: ““Vigilance alone won’t keep businesses safe. Proactive measures are needed. This is an issue which needs to be on the agenda in boardrooms as well as IT departments. Management teams need to be driving cyber strategies which boost awareness of the threat among all staff, and of the policies and procedures in place to deal with the threat.”
Ok...?Meltdown and Spectre exploit critical vulnerabilities in modern processors . These hardware vulnerabilities allow programs to steal data which is currently processed on the computer. ... Meltdown and Spectre work on personal computers, mobile devices, and in the cloud.
To be fair, this sounds like all that really needs to be done is to clear out the buffers when switching states. For all intents in purposes, that's a free operation when compared to how long switching states comparatively takes.Seems like each "trivial" fix makes my performance drop a bit lower than before. LOL.
AMD have full hardware mitigations for Meltdown and many variants of Spectre, including the latest Zombieload and such products, because process isolation is really baked into the Zen architecture.Are there any definitive, up-to-date charts or articles from Intel and AMD on which of the last couple gens of chips (maybe from Kaby for Intel and Phenom II for AMD?) have full hardware mitigations, what ones are using hardware AND software mitigations, what ones have only software mitigations, and what ones currently have no mitigations, for each of the currently know speculative execution vulnerabilities? I know that AMD isn't vulnerable to some of them and I know that Intel's latest Coffee Lake refresh (9th gen) already include some hardware mitigations but I'm finding it difficult to match individual vulnerabilities to the type of mitigation and CPU, across the last couple gens of CPUs.
I know about MDS tool but I'd like something like a chart that I don't need to run on individual CPUs to find the info.
There is now a hardware fix for meltdown and some of the Spectre exploits, yes - the most recent one still only have firmware mitigations, with a performance hit. And every time there is a new one, Intel gets a hit while AMD doesn't.what do you think about that. https://www.digitaltrends.com/computing/intel-meltdown-spectre-silicon-fixes-ice-lake/
looks like the 9th generation are fixed. you believe that?
It sounds like Microsoft already patched it:Le oof.
The gift that keeps on giving.
According to the article, it's "better off patched via software", so I'd imagine it's not as much hardware vuln than software? I have a hard time believing a boundaries problem can be "easily" patched in software and not hardware...