IoT Agenda:

security in IOT


May 19, 2017  1:07 PM

Your IoT devices are vulnerable without these four security measures

JohnHorn Profile: JohnHorn
Data security standards, Encryption, Internet of Things, iot, iot security, security in IOT

Cybersecurity is something that can honestly be called both boring and terrifying. The technical details of threats and prevention strategies could put anyone to sleep, but...

May 18, 2017  2:48 PM

Who’s afraid of the big, bad robot?

James Cabe James Cabe Profile: James Cabe
Internet of Things, iot, iot security, Network security, robot, Robotics, ROBOTS, security in IOT

Tired of hearing about IoT? Me too. I am also tired of AI and the constant specter of intelligent robots and computers that are smarter than us, and that for some reason want to harm us. I prefer the movie Her because I believe that is more likely to represent the future of an AI. They...


May 3, 2017  12:15 PM

Securing the IoT revolution

Ger Daly Profile: Ger Daly
cybersecurity, Enterprise IoT, Internet of Things, iot, IoT devices, iot security, security in IOT, trust

The internet of things has arrived -- everyday objects are getting smarter and internet connected, enabling rich information streams that can be shared seamlessly between devices, networks, industries, organizations and users. Today, billions of connected, smart devices are active around the world...


May 2, 2017  11:24 AM

Bricker bot: A silver lining to force accountability for IoT security?

Douglas Santos Douglas Santos Profile: Douglas Santos
Bot, Botnet, Brute force attack, DDOS, Denial of Service, iot security, security in IOT

The Bricker bot made the news a couple of weeks ago for knocking unsecured IoT devices offline rather than hijacking them into other botnets and using them for a DDoS attack like the massive event we saw last year against DYN. This is the third botnet that targets insecure IoT devices, but the only...


April 25, 2017  11:37 AM

Connected devices and security: Protecting your devices and networks

Josh Garrett Profile: Josh Garrett
Amazon, DDOS, Internet of Things, iot, iot security, MMS, Network, Playstation, Reddit, Security, security in IOT, Spotify

Recently, I was reading about how voice records from an Amazon Echo's Alexa had been subpoenaed in a murder investigation. Police were trying to determine if the machine had picked up anything incriminating during a suspicious death, while Amazon argued that handing over the device's data would...


April 12, 2017  12:23 PM

What we can learn from the Mirai botnet attack

Ted Myers Profile: Ted Myers
Botnet, DDOS, Internet of Things, Internet protocol, iot, iot security, IP, IP security, security in IOT

A serious distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) Mirai botnet attack was launched recently. More than 100,000 IP-addressable devices were hijacked to target Dyn, which provides the domain...


April 7, 2017  11:33 AM

Owner-controlled PKI: The next step in securing the future of IoT

Dan Timpson Profile: Dan Timpson
Internet of Things, iot, IoT devices, iot security, manufacturers, PKI, public key, Public key cryptography, Public Key Encryption, security in IOT

Mark Weiser, known to many as the father of ubiquitous computing, stated in an article he wrote for 0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


April 6, 2017  11:22 AM

The IoT security cheat sheet: What you need to know

Patrick Foxhoven Profile: Patrick Foxhoven
Internet of Things, iot, iot security, security in IOT, Security management, Security policy, Security threats

By now, the endless stream of content focusing on the insecurity of IoT devices has become mind-numbing. The security industry has been ringing warning bells since smart devices first started penetrating the market years ago. However, recent activity caused by massive IoT-powered botnets,


April 4, 2017  3:34 PM

IoT privacy and security: It’s time for the conversation to get real

Geoff Webb Profile: Geoff Webb
Internet of Things, iot, iot security, privacy, Privacy and security, security in IOT

A lot of people, myself included, have been warning of the risks that the explosion in connected devices pose to privacy and security. More and more devices are listening in to our daily lives, either explicitly (like TVs and the slew of


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