Positive Effect on the Cyber-Security Ecosystem

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One year on from the iCloud hack which caused global outrage. Despite the negative consequences of the breach, it acted as a wake-up call for businesses and consumers that cyber-security could no longer be ignored. Silvio Kutic, CEO at Infobip commented about how 12 months on it appears that the attack has had a positive effect on the cyber-security ecosystem.

Silvio Kutic, CEO at Infobip :

“When Apple hit the headlines 12 months ago after its iCloud service was breached and celebrities’ private images were plastered across the internet, many felt the hackers had won a major battle in the cyber security war. But one year on from ‘celebgate’, businesses and consumers have rallied in a bid to fight back and protect their personal data.

“The iCloud hack had a wide-reaching effect on attitudes to cyber security and played a pivotal role in the roll out of SMS-based 2FA. Yes, it highlighted the danger of relying on just a username and password to protect private data. But in doing so it put the wheels in motion for businesses to introduce new measures, such as 2FA, to stop brute-force attacks and make ground in the ongoing fight to keep personal data safe.”

About Silvio Kutic
Sylvio KuticSilvio Kutic, founder and CEO of Infobip, earned a M.Sc. at the University of Zagreb Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing. Silvio took over as CEO in 2006. Since then, he has been the driving force behind Infobip’s rapid growth and the strategic shift towards enterprise and MNO solutions.

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