Mike Nelson, Author at Security Boulevard
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Securing Remote Health Care Post-COVID-19

| | COVID-19, health care, PKI, remote
The global pandemic has accelerated technology trends across several industries, and health care is no exception. As social distancing increases, telehealth and remote patient monitoring are becoming increasingly common. According to the CDC, telehealth visits increased by 154% in March 2020. Health care environments in hospitals and homes are also ... Read More
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New IoT Legislation Means Advance Planning is Key

As 2020 wound to a close, the year’s end marked a major milestone in strengthening the security of Internet of Things (IoT) devices and systems. In December, the IoT Cybersecurity Improvement Act was signed into law, raising the priority of cybersecurity across a variety of industries and use cases. The ... Read More
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Securing IoT with PKI

The Internet of Things (IoT) has come of age and is transforming our world. IoT is already well established across a variety of industries, including factories, smart cities, healthcare, retail and many other environments. According to McKinsey, it is expected to deliver an economic impact of between $4 trillion and ... Read More
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Manufacturers Take the Initiative in Home IoT Security

Not so long ago, the internet of things (IoT) was considered a futuristic technology to support the factories and cities of tomorrow. Today, many of us regularly experience the IoT in our homes and daily lives. It’s present in AI-powered virtual assistants like Alexa that help us manage our day, ... Read More
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Security Essential as Electric Vehicles Accelerate

The electric vehicle (EV) market continues to expand at a rapid pace and demonstrated strong year-over-year growth before the pandemic emerged. According to a recent survey by IEA, sales of electric cars topped 2.1 million globally in 2019, boosting the total stock to 7.2 million electric cars. As the EV ... Read More
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The Value of Data From a Consumer Perspective

As more consumers give up more of their personal information, they may be unaware of the value that data holds Personal data, and the need to secure it, has been prominent in the headlines over the past year. Last July, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) fined Facebook $5 billion for ... Read More
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Big Data and the Importance of Data Integrity

| | big data, iot, PKI
The Age of Big Data has arrived. According to estimates, 90% of the data in the entire world has been generated in just the past two years. The growth will continue to accelerate, as the total installed base of internet of things (IoT)-connected devices is projected to reach 75.44 billion ... Read More
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Scalability Critical in Manufacturing IoT Cybersecurity

Manufacturers that deploy IoT applications have invested considerably in cybersecurity to help protect their brands and meet compliance requirements. Analysts routinely include security in their top IT trends, and this year is no exception. However, in today’s dynamic landscape, digital transformation is bringing exponential growth and rapid changes. A manufacturer ... Read More
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Learning From Health Care’s IoT Security Strategy

Spending on the internet of things (IoT) is expected to soar to $1 trillion worldwide by 2022, according to an International Data Corporation report. Companies in virtually every industry are deploying IoT devices, such as smart TVs in conference rooms, connected machine sensors in factories and wearable devices in hospitals ... Read More
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Will Regulations Secure the IoT Wild West?

Regulations could be the only way IoT is managed securely and effectively by device makers and users alike Securing IoT devices is like the Wild West, untamed and lawless. However, IoT is spanning far beyond the West, creating a global network of vulnerable devices and data. As IoT proliferation sweeps ... Read More
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