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November 8, 2018  10:25 AM

California’s new IoT security law: Inching toward a safer future

Damon Kachur Profile: Damon Kachur
Authentication, Botnet, DDOS, Internet of Things, iot, iot security, malware, manufacturers, Passwords, security in IOT

The internet of things is becoming increasingly ubiquitous in American society. Smart home devices control our lighting, heating and entertainment systems. Health monitoring devices alert caregivers the moment medical issues arise. IoT-connected vehicles are now commonplace. Even traffic patterns...

September 7, 2018  12:45 PM

The unlikelihood of ‘IoT, secure by design,’ and what we can do about it

Alec Rooney Profile: Alec Rooney
Automatic Updates, Botnet, DYN, Internet of Things, iot, IoT devices, iot security, Network security, Passwords, patch, patching, Regulations, Updates, vulnerabilities, WannaCry

The concept "secure by design" focuses on a number of recommendations to make IoT devices more secure. The most important of these recommendations is an ability for the user to update the firmware on these devices. Unfortunately, this recommendation does not go far enough, as evidenced by user...


August 31, 2018  12:55 PM

Cryptojacking infections are coming from inside your home

Anthony Giandomenico Anthony Giandomenico Profile: Anthony Giandomenico
Access control, Botnet, Consumer IoT, cybercriminals, cybersecurity, Enterprise IoT, Internet of Things, iot, IoT devices, iot security, Segmentation

Cryptojacking has become a growing concern. Cybercriminals aren't satisfied with the available supply of vulnerable servers and PCs to hijack in order to mine their favorite cryptocurrency. So, they have added another rich source...


August 8, 2018  11:03 AM

Top 5 challenges of navigating the IoT security minefield

Andrew Useckas Profile: Andrew Useckas
Botnet, DDOS, Enterprise IoT, Internet of Things, iot, IoT devices, iot security, malware, nist, security in IOT

I received an email from a security camera vendor today. The main selling point for its product is, "You can access your video from anywhere, on any device, at any time." In other words, "We store your data in the cloud." Just a quick glance at its website revealed there are no third-party audits...


July 17, 2018  10:17 AM

How can anomalous IoT device activity be detected?

Louis Creager Louis Creager Profile: Louis Creager
Botnet, DDOS, Internet of Things, iot, IoT devices, iot security, Network security, Profiling, security in IOT, Threat detection

An estimated 25 billion IoT devices are expected to be among us by 2025, contributing to $1.1 trillion in industry revenue (data according to a 0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


July 2, 2018  4:23 PM

How organizations can prepare for an IoT-based attack

Richard Blech Profile: Richard Blech
Botnet, Data-security, Encryption, Internet of Things, iot, IoT data, IoT devices, iot security, Risk assessment, security in IOT

Preparing for battle: Stopping IoT attacks

With Gartner predicting a world filled with more than 20 billion IoT devices by 2020, we're...


May 18, 2018  3:59 PM

Defending the internet of things at machine speed

Anthony Giandomenico Anthony Giandomenico Profile: Anthony Giandomenico
Authentication, Botnet, Fortinet, Internet of Things, iot, IoT data, IoT devices, iot security, patching, security in IOT, threats, vulnerabilities

While the first generation of the internet was primarily focused on connecting people to people via primarily static networks, IoT enables devices to communicate directly with each other across meshed and dynamically expanding networked environments. When combined with increasing levels of device...


May 10, 2018  3:05 PM

Why enterprise IoT security is critical

Bodil Josefsson Profile: Bodil Josefsson
Botnet, cybersecurity, Internet of Things, iot, IoT devices, iot security, security in IOT

It was just over a year ago when the Mirai botnet made its dramatic debut on the world stage. After initially flooding a security journalist's website with traffic, it went on...


March 29, 2018  1:00 PM

Use software composition analysis to secure the industrial IoT

Eric Free Eric Free Profile: Eric Free
Bill of Materials, Botnet, IIoT, Industrial IoT, Internet of Things, iot, iot security, malware, Software

Earlier this year, botnets attacked networked security cameras, shining a light on the vulnerability concerns around industrial systems and the industrial IoT. As with any device connected to the internet, these types of devices have characteristics that make them a compelling target for botnet...


March 14, 2018  11:18 AM

Maintaining the focus on IoT cybersecurity in 2018

Richard Blech Profile: Richard Blech
Authentication, Botnet, cybersecurity, Hackers, Hacking, Internet of Things, iot, IoT devices, iot security, patching, Ransomware

Despite the attention placed on improving IoT device security, it still remains a weak link. Most of these devices do not have basic security capabilities, and when they do there's often a configuration problem that renders it vulnerable. The sheer number of IoT devices provides many opportunities...


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