Newly inaugurated President Donald Trump says that “no computer is safe” when it comes to keeping information private. He expressed growing skepticism about the overall security of online communications. His administration is likely to use the unsafe internet often for everything from day-to-day planning to international relations.
Trump rarely uses email or computers, despite his frequent tweeting. Websites that aren’t scanned for vulnerabilities like trojans, viruses and other malware are cyber security accidents just waiting to happen. PCI compliant security scans check for more than 75,500 known vulnerabilities used by hackers to disrupt e-commerce and steal consumer identities.
“You know, if you have something really important, write it out and have it delivered by courier, the old-fashioned way. Because I’ll tell you what: No computer is safe,” Trump told reporters during his annual New Year’s Eve bash. “I don’t care what they say.” With only 14% of e-commerce entities passing their initial security scan with Trust Guard, he’s not far from the truth.
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