IoT Agenda:

IoT regulations


September 6, 2019  2:36 PM

Why IoT needs security regulation

Michael Greene Profile: Michael Greene
Internet of Things, iot, IoT legislation, IoT regulations, iot security

Connected devices are expected to soar to 20.4 billion units by 2020, and many come with a default password as standard. Despite the inevitably of these default passwords, users should understand that they pose a considerable threat vector. California is the first state to introduce legislation to...

September 6, 2019  12:48 PM

Software insecurity in IoT: A problem of our own design

Parham Eftekhari Profile: Parham Eftekhari
Internet of Things, iot, IoT cybersecurity, IoT regulations, iot security

True proactive security is impossible if we do not first address the root causes of our insecurity: the introduction of vulnerable and poorly developed IoT devices into society. As businesses and individuals race to have the latest products, functionality and design, we have self-established our...


August 13, 2019  1:25 PM

Disentangle IoT’s legal and ethical considerations

Helena Lisachuk Profile: Helena Lisachuk
Data governance, Internet of Things, iot, IoT compliance, IoT cybersecurity, iot privacy, IoT regulations, iot security

If you've ever watched a toddler eat spaghetti, you know just how messy it can get. The pasta tangle resists every effort, and sauce gets everywhere. Hands get involved. But as the child grows, they learn how to use tools more effectively. Within a few years, they can use a fork to tame the tangle...


July 29, 2019  3:44 PM

U.S. government imposes stricter IoT security measures on D-Link

Thomas Ryd Profile: Thomas Ryd
Internet of Things, iot, IoT cybersecurity, iot privacy, IoT regulations, iot security

Everyone in the industry knows IoT security is a mess. The industry has proven incapable of coping with cybersecurity problems as the commoditization of technology doesn’t allow for any unnecessary costs, including security. I have previously argued for a


May 23, 2019  11:44 AM

Should connected devices carry an IoT security-star rating?

Svein-Egil Nielsen Profile: Svein-Egil Nielsen
Internet of Things, iot, IoT devices, IoT legislation, IoT regulations, IoT risks, iot security, IoT threats

According to a recent report from the Internet Society and Consumers International, 28% of people who do not own a smart device won't buy one due to...


May 21, 2019  2:05 PM

The future of IoT requires a cybersecurity standard

Sameer Dixit Profile: Sameer Dixit
cybersecurity standards, Internet of Things, iot, IoT cybersecurity, IoT devices, IoT regulations, iot security, IoT standards, securing IoT, security standards

The IoT revolution is in full swing. Smart watches, smart speakers, connected refrigerators and AI thermostats and doorbells are just the tip of the iceberg in terms of IoT, though. Legacy infrastructure in industries, such as transportation, manufacturing, utilities and logistics, is also being...


May 9, 2019  12:33 PM

Putting autonomous vehicle legislation in the driver’s seat

Eric Tanenblatt Profile: Eric Tanenblatt
autonomous vehicle, autonomous vehicles, Connected car, Internet of Things, iot, IoT legislation, IoT regulations, self-driving car

Soon after autonomous vehicle legislation failed to cross the finish line in the 2018 lame-duck session of Congress, Senator John Thune (R-SD) and Senator Gary Peters (D-MI) got to work on a bicameral and bipartisan solution they are hoping will come to pass in 2019. Sen. Thune, who chaired the...


May 2, 2019  3:17 PM

Can California legislation save the world from IoT security risks?

Guy Rosefelt Profile: Guy Rosefelt
Internet of Things, iot, IoT devices, IoT legislation, IoT regulations, iot security, IoT threats, malware, password security, Passwords, securing IoT, Security legislation, security regulations

I am known for railing against IoT devices because I consider them the eventual destroyers of the internet as we know it. They are not secure, most people that use them do not realize they are not secure, and most vendors that make them have done little knowing they are not secure. Having said...


April 22, 2019  12:06 PM

Top 5 proactive solutions to IoT security challenges

Ofer Amitai Profile: Ofer Amitai
Internet of Things, iot, IoT devices, IoT discovery, IoT legislation, IoT management, IoT regulations, iot security, NAC, network access control, Network monitoring, network visibility, security breach, Segmentation, visibility

A couple of years ago, an employee was fired from a position with a large food retailer in the United States. This event might have gone unnoticed had it not been for the fact that this disgruntled employee decided to get even. He knew the password to the organization's wireless network and...


April 9, 2019  2:00 PM

Today’s PKI is purpose-built and ready for IoT

Jason Soroko Profile: Jason Soroko
attack detection, attack prevention, Authentication, Internet of Things, iot, IoT attacks, IoT legislation, IoT regulations, iot security, Mirai, PKI, Public-key infrastructure, securing IoT, Stuxnet

As connected devices become common throughout a wide range of industries, it should come as no surprise that we are reading about the increasing frequency of attacks targeting IoT devices and systems. Particularly alarming are the facts that many of these attacks are now targeting devices linked to...


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