IoT Agenda:

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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...

August 17, 2017  11:41 AM

For cybercriminals, IoT devices are big business, part two

Anthony Giandomenico Anthony Giandomenico Profile: Anthony Giandomenico
cybercriminals, cybersecurity, Internet of Things, iot, iot security, Ransomware, Security, security in IOT

In part one of this article, Anthony Giandomenico described how cybercrime has become not only a business, but a big business, designed to generate revenue with...


August 10, 2017  11:59 AM

For cybercriminals, IoT devices are big business, part one

Anthony Giandomenico Anthony Giandomenico Profile: Anthony Giandomenico
Cybercrime, cybercriminals, Internet of Things, iot, IoT devices, iot security, Ransomware, security in IOT

When people think of cybercrime, they tend to think of geeks in dark rooms staring into computer monitors trying to figure out some new way to infiltrate a network. And historically, that was a pretty accurate assessment. Today, however, cybercrime is a business. Cybercriminals tend to keep...


July 28, 2017  1:15 PM

The internet of things and cybersecurity vulnerabilities

Brian Berger Profile: Brian Berger
#eHealth #Healthcare IOT #Wearables #wireless medical devices, Internet of Things, iot, iot security, Ransomware, security in IOT, smart home

The internet of things is defined as the interconnectivity or networking of devices, sensors and electronics to communicate through software. With IoT and the typical computing infrastructure that is very familiar, the change in data, access, connectivity and monitoring requires a cybersecurity...


May 31, 2017  3:06 PM

Botnets, ransomware and IoT viruses: Do they make you WannaCry?

Josh Garrett Profile: Josh Garrett
Botnet, botnets, DDOS, Internet of Things, iot, iot security, Ransomware, Security, security in IOT, WannaCry

The recent WannaCry computer virus may have been an eye-opener for many, but we shouldn't be surprised. It certainly wasn't the first virus of this magnitude, and it won't be the...


March 31, 2017  3:31 PM

IoT attack trends — and how to mitigate them

Mordechai Guri Profile: Mordechai Guri
Antimalware, Botnet, Consumer IoT, DDOS, Enterprise IoT, Internet of Things, iot, iot security, Ransomware

Two years ago, IoT attacks were considered exotic, an aberration of interest mainly to those in the industry and conspiracy theorists. No longer. The recent " 0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


January 4, 2017  3:34 PM

IoT predictions: IoT security in 2017

Sharon Shea Sharon Shea Profile: Sharon Shea
Authentication, Internet of Things, iot, iot security, malware, Ransomware, Security

Nobody doubted that IoT security was a disaster when, well, disaster struck -- the Mirai botnet took down swaths of the internet through a fairly simple, preventable...


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