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October 16, 2018  2:32 PM

Why not homegrown over-the-air software capabilities?

Thomas Ryd Profile: Thomas Ryd
backdoor, Internet of Things, iot, iot security, patching, Software patches, software update, software updates

According to Gartner, there will be almost 3 billion new internet-connected devices in 2018. Unfortunately, most of these devices lack basic security features, making them susceptible to hacking and being compromised. A few days ago, California took the first steps in making connected devices more...

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 28, 2018  12:13 PM

Internet of threats: Managing risk and governing it

Ofer Amitai Profile: Ofer Amitai
Governance, Internet of Things, iot, IoT devices, iot security, legislation, patch, patching, regulation, security in IOT, Security patches, security Patching

By now, we have an understanding that IoT devices, while useful and convenient, come with many security concerns. The simplicity that consumers love about IoT devices is, in fact, what makes them so risky. IoT devices are easy to connect to remotely by just about anyone and, unfortunately, not just...


June 11, 2018  1:05 PM

The DHS cybersecurity strategy and IoT security

John Grimm Profile: John Grimm
Consumer IoT, cybersecurity, DHS, Encryption, Enterprise IoT, Internet of Things, iot, IoT devices, iot security, patching, security in IOT, Updates

On May 15, the Department of Homeland Security released its cybersecurity strategy. The strategy puts forward a sensible, risk-based approach to resilient security, including strong, consistent...


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...


April 26, 2018  11:20 AM

Top six myths of IoT security

Greg Young Profile: Greg Young
CIA, Consumer IoT, Enterprise IoT, Industrial IoT, Internet of Things, iot, iot security, IT, IT security, patching, Security products, standards

Security has been the subtitle for all discussions about the internet of things. But a lot of that discussion has been based on some bad assumptions and misinterpretations. IoT can be secured, but just not in a lot of the ways that are being discussed. Here are six of the most common IoT...


April 17, 2018  10:52 AM

Boost built-in IIoT security with VPNs

Julian Weinberger Profile: Julian Weinberger
Authentication, Certificates, cybersecurity, end to end encryption, IIoT, Industrial IoT, Internet of Things, iot, iot security, Managed VPNs, patching, Virtual Private Network, VPN

According to Gartner, IIoT devices are projected to reach 3.17 billion units in 2020. This includes manufacturing field devices, process sensors...


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...


January 24, 2018  10:17 AM

Why it’s critical enterprises address the IoT security blind spot

Nadir Izrael Profile: Nadir Izrael
Access control, Botnet, Internet of Things, iot, iot security, malware, patching

Organizations of all types are facing an emerging security threat in the internet of things -- a security threat they have yet to come to grips with. The rapid adoption of connected devices, like webcams, printers, smart watches, HVAC systems, headsets, medical devices and others, has led to a...


November 17, 2017  12:19 PM

IoT’s biggest threat: Systemic security flaws

David Rolfe Profile: David Rolfe
Business model, Internet of Things, iot, iot security, patching, security in IOT

Nearly every week, we read another story related to an IoT security breach or hack. For now, the vast majority of these are individual failures by vendors, but organizations are facing an existential risk as hackers focus on finding loopholes in IoT ecosystems -- not just individual technical...


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