Tips to Stay Safe in the IoT World

Once considered a “fad,” the Internet of Things (IoT) is now here to stay. It thrives in inter-connectivity though, making it a target of malicious programs and attacks. This is especially true ...

This Isn’t a Tech Thriller: IoT Attacks Are Real

If you read enough tech thriller or science fiction books, you’re bound to be familiar with a super villain using some kind of technology to wreak havoc across the planet—often triggered by ...
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USMC Grounds COTS UAVs: Security Concerns

Image Courtesy of the United States Marine Corps via Gidget Fuentes - writing at the United States Naval Institute (USNI), of the United States Marine Corps decision to ground all COTS (Common ...
Please don’t buy this: smart toys

Please don’t buy this: smart toys

Smart toys attempt to offer what a lot of us imagined as kids—a toy that we can not only play with, but one that plays back. Many models offer voice recognition, facial ...

The Internet of Everything and digital privacy: what you need to know

Statistics indicate within the next couple of years, there will be three IoT devices for every adult and child on the planet—IoT will truly be the Internet of Everything. So, should people ...
IoT Security Glass Half Full

IoT Security: Glass Half-Empty or Half-Full?

A recent study by Forrester Research shows that 92 percent of infosec leaders at companies with 1,000 or more employees have internet of things (IoT) security policies in place. The same data ...
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Looming Enterprise IoT Security Threat

The Looming Enterprise IoT Security Threat

| | iot, IoT Security, Malware
Distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) botnets are not the only threat organizations need to worry about when it comes to the internet of things (IoT). The Mirai attacks of 2016 engendered a pretty broad ...
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Securing Healthcare Finance IoT

Hardware Security Is Best for Securing Healthcare, Finance IoT

| | IoT Security
Over the past year, we’ve seen a wave of high-profile cyberattacks, and all companies should be concerned. These attacks haven’t been limited to any one industry, but range from credit scores (Equifax) ...
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Expert: IoT Botnets the Work of a ‘Vast Minority’

In December 2017, the U.S. Department of Justice announced indictments and guilty pleas by three men in the United States responsible for creating and using Mirai, a malware strain that enslaves poorly-secured ...
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