The Hybrid Cloud Habit You Need to Break

The Hybrid Cloud Habit You Need to Break

A little while ago, security professionals from my firm watched as hackers began probing the network of a large financial institution. The hackers took their time, poking here, prodding there, until they had a pretty good idea of the shape of things. The company recognized their incumbent security solution had ... Read More
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The 7 Craziest IoT Device Hacks

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Internet of Things (IoT) botnets have forever changed cyber-security. When an IoT botnet – which is a group of internet-connected computers, appliances or devices that have been co-opted to launch a cyber-attack – is unleashed, the results can be devastating. Nearly any internet-connected device can be considered an IoT device ... Read More
Is My Smart Home Telling People What I Do Every Day?

Is My Smart Home Telling People What I Do Every Day?

2017 will forever be known as the year that the smart home started to take off. Researchers estimate that Amazon has sold over 15 million Echo devices to date. Plus, Google has sold another 5 million Google Homes. The overall smart home market is expected to grow to over $50 ... Read More
Create Trusted IoT, become the King of Sweden?

Create Trusted IoT, become the King of Sweden?

Internet of Things (IoT) devices continue to become more and more prevalent in our daily lives. Alexa gives us the daily news, smart agricultural sensors help farmers optimize yield, and connected sensors can monitor your pet’s movement and sleeping patterns. All told, IoT is expected to become a $500 billion ... Read More
Small and Medium Businesses in the Spotlight for Hackers

Small and Medium Businesses in the Spotlight for Hackers

The question isn’t big or small business. It’s valuable or not valuable data. There is a common misconception among both businesses and service providers and it goes something like this: Small and medium businesses are not the focus of hackers these days, this is a large enterprise problem. The myth ... Read More
Could Your Local Car Dealer, Bank or Doctor’s Office be Next?

Could Your Local Car Dealer, Bank or Doctor’s Office be Next?

What do local car dealers, hospitals and banks all have in common? At first glance, not much. However, all of them have become recent hacker targets. Why now when other, much larger corporate entities have traditionally been targets? One word – resources. Their resources, both network and personnel, are stretched ... Read More
Enterprises are asking for help to protect their data. Here’s the answer service providers should provide.

Enterprises are asking for help to protect their data. Here’s the answer service providers should provide.

Big. Small. Public. Private. Government. Retail. B2B. Non-profit. Hackers don’t care about the size or purpose of the organizations they attack. They’re bombarding networks all over the globe with sophisticated multi-vector DDoS attacks, looking to grab any data from which they can profit. Enterprises admit they are unprepared to defend ... Read More
The Changing World of Service Provider CPE (Part 2)

The Changing World of Service Provider CPE (Part 2)

For Service Providers, Universal Customer Premise Equipment (uCPE) is getting more interesting every day. IHS Market analyst, Michael Howard, said in a recent SDxCentral article that “the uCPE [universal customer premises equipment] phenomenon is an almost perfect storm of five trends, whether it is white box, grey box, or more ... Read More