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

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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

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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 ...
WPA3 will secure Wi-Fi connections in four significant ways in 2018

WPA3 will secure Wi-Fi connections in four significant ways in 2018

At CES this week, the Wi-Fi Alliance announced WPA3, the newest security protocol for Wi-Fi devices. WPA3 includes four new security capabilities and is the most significant upgrade to Wi-Fi security since ...

Be aware: Connected toy security and privacy risks have arrived this holiday

Internet-connected toys are popular – and your children may have received some over the holidays, but are you aware of the security risks? We know that IoT devices are notoriously insecure. Too ...
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The iOT Radio Attack Primer

Nitesh Malviya, writing at Infosec Institute performs knowledge transfer within the radio science arena, with an exemplary iOT - related radio primer. This is a first in a series regarding iOT radio ...
Internet of Things (IoT) security: what is and what should never be

Internet of Things (IoT) security: what is and what should never be

Internet of Things technology may soon multiply in the billions. But security for these devices is practically non-existent. What needs to be done to secure IoT users now and in the future? ...
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