IoT Agenda:

IoT cybersecurity


December 24, 2019  10:16 AM

Securing your organization for the holidays

Anthony Giandomenico Anthony Giandomenico Profile: Anthony Giandomenico
BYOD security, Cyber security, Cyberattacks, cybersecurity, Internet of Things, iot, IoT cybersecurity, Phishing

The holiday season is a time of giving. Tetailers are gearing up for a spike in online shopping, and charities are counting on end-of-year giving through their websites. At the same time, their employees are booking travel and buying the hottest toys and gadgets right from their desks. However,...

December 12, 2019  2:19 PM

Persistence of IoT botnets requires a security-driven network

Anthony Giandomenico Anthony Giandomenico Profile: Anthony Giandomenico
cybersecurity, Internet of Things, iot, IoT analytics, IoT cybersecurity, iot security, IoT strategy

Botnets continue to plague IoT devices, resulting in a range of criminal activity from denial of service attacks and dropping malicious payloads such as ransomware to hijacking unused IoT device CPU cycles for things like crypto mining. One of the most interesting aspects of


November 26, 2019  5:16 PM

Secure IoT devices and networks and bears, oh my!

Cheryl Ajluni Profile: Cheryl Ajluni
Cyberattacks, cybersecurity, Internet of Things, iot, IoT attacks, IoT cybersecurity, iot security, IoT strategy

There is a popular saying that goes something like this: You don't have to run faster than the bear to get away. You just have to run faster than the slowest guy running from the bear. As it turns out, that saying is as good a metaphor for life as it is for security in IoT. It all...


October 28, 2019  3:48 PM

Developing a defense-in-depth security practice for IoT

Galen Hunt Profile: Galen Hunt
connected devices, cybersecurity, Internet of Things, iot, IoT cybersecurity, iot security

Do you remember that time when you bought an SUV, renowned for its auto safety, and then decided that there was no need to wear a seatbelt? Or that time you decided not to install a smoke alarm because there was already a fire extinguisher in the house? These don’t sound like familiar...


October 24, 2019  2:54 PM

IoT security policy requires comprehensive, expansive visibility

Reggie Best Profile: Reggie Best
cybersecurity, healthcare IoT, Internet of Things, iot, IoT cybersecurity, iot security, security awareness, security in IOT

IoT is a black hole; every day it’s sucking in devices that must be secured. But IoT is also a nebulous term. Although emerging devices are easily identified at inception, decades-old technology has become part of the IoT universe --sometimes stealthily --and must be dealt with. These devices...


October 21, 2019  1:50 PM

3 more emerging attack surfaces need greater security

Carolyn Crandall Profile: Carolyn Crandall
cybersecurity, Internet of Things, iot, IoT applications, IoT cybersecurity, IoT network monitoring, iot security, Security threats, Shadow IT

This is the second part in a two-part series. Find the first part here. IoT is far from the only emerging attack surface being targeted and...


October 18, 2019  5:07 PM

Why connected devices aren’t always as smart as you think

Michael Greene Profile: Michael Greene
connected devices, Cyberattacks, Data privacy, Data protection, Internet of Things, iot, IoT cybersecurity, IoT devices, iot security, Security threats

As the holiday shopping season looms on the horizon, sales of connected devices are expected to flourish. From a plethora of intelligent assistants such as smart fitness mirrors and connected doorbells, there is a connected device for you. However, these devices are often a hacker's prime target...


October 9, 2019  2:35 PM

Securing your supply chain is as important as securing your devices

Wayne Dorris Profile: Wayne Dorris
cybersecurity, Internet of Things, iot, IoT cybersecurity, iot security

The Ponemon Institute published its annual report on third-party IoT risks in May, 2019. The report focused on identifying what companies do not know -- or understand -- about the risks inherent to IoT devices and applications, particularly when used by third parties. The report drives home the...


October 8, 2019  3:40 PM

Emerging IoT attack surfaces present attackers with tempting new targets

Carolyn Crandall Profile: Carolyn Crandall
Cyber, Cyber security, Cyberattacks, IIoT security, Internet of Things, iot, IoT cybersecurity, iot security

This is the first in a two-part series. The meteoric rise of IoT has created a popular new attack surface for cybercriminals. The "2019 Sonic Wall Cyber Threat Report" indicated that there were 32.7 million cyberattacks targeting IoT devices in 2018, representing a 217.5% increase over...


October 4, 2019  1:10 PM

Who has control of your control systems?

Anthony Giandomenico Anthony Giandomenico Profile: Anthony Giandomenico
cyber-attacks, Internet of Things, iot, IoT cybersecurity, iot security, IoT strategy

Cybercriminals are constantly probing consumer IoT devices such as home routers, IP cameras and printers to find access points into the network. Once they have access, they can disrupt network functions, gather critical information and deliver malicious payloads. At the other end of the spectrum,...


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