Lack of IoT security could be our downfall

Read why Rick Delgado says that lack of Internet of Things security could be devastating for businesses on Beta News : Just as healthcare providers need PALS certification to keep up with new discoveries and advancements in medicine, individuals who work in IT need to become recertified with data security measures. One particular area in need […]

Mitigating the Increasing Risks of an Insecure Internet of Things

Read Nick Feamster’s article about how companies can mitigate the risks of insecure Internet of Things on Freedom To Tinker : The emergence and proliferation of Internet of Things (IoT) devices on industrial, enterprise, and home networks brings with it unprecedented risk. The potential magnitude of this risk was made concrete in October 2016, when […]

The evils of the Internet of Things

More than 90 percent of IT security professionals predict that connected devices will be a major security issue this year as security programmes fail to keep pace with the ‘significant’ risks posed by the Internet of Things (IoT). Read more about Pwnie Express’ third annual report, The Internet of Evil Things (IoET) which reveals that […]

Bruce Schneier: It’s time for internet-of-things regulation

Security expert Bruce Schneier called for the creation of a new government agency that focuses on internet-of-things regulation, arguing that “the risks are too great, and the stakes are too high” to do nothing. During a wide-ranging talk on internet-of-things regulation and security at RSA Conference 2017, Schneier, CTO of IBM Resilient, made the case that […]

IoT experts join forces to secure the Internet of Things and share best practise

AT&T, IBM, Nokia, Palo Alto Networks, Symantec and Trustonic are joining forces and combining their expertise to help tackle today’s top Internet of Things (IoT) security challenges. The IoT Cybersecurity Alliance will combine industry-leading security providers and IoT experts. The group will research and raise awareness of ways to better secure the IoT ecosystem. Read about […]

Study: Connected devices present major cyber-security risk

It seems information security programs are not keeping up with the pace of evolving cyber-threats. As more companies support Internet of Things (IoT) and bring-your-own-device (BYOD) programs, they become bigger targets to savvy cyber-criminals. This threat grows more serious when 66% of IT security professionals aren’t sure how many devices are even in their environment. […]

New IoT Cybersecurity Alliance formed by AT&T, IBM, others

A group of businesses from across the IoT value chain have formed the IoT Cybersecurity Alliance, aiming to use their combined expertise to allay business concerns about the Internet of Things and solve its security challenges. Read about the new Internet of Things cyber security alliance formed by AT&T, IBM, Nokia, Palo Alto Networks, Symantec, […]

The Impending Crisis of the Internet of Things

Read Rick Paulas take a look at the security issues associated with Internet of Things on Pacific Standard : Picture our beloved Internet as a massive luxury cruise ship navigating the world’s icy waters. Stationed on the bottom deck is a bonafide navigational expert making sure everything is OK. This person has all the gadgets: radar, […]

Can the FTC save the IoT?

Read Taylor Armerding’s about whether the Federal Trade Commission could come up with security guidelines for Internet of Things on CSO Online : Nobody in the IT industry would argue that the Internet of Things (IoT) is becoming more secure. Pretty much the opposite. But not for lack of effort. There have been multiple, ongoing initiatives over […]

Lack of IoT security could be our downfall

Read why Rick Delgado says that lack of Internet of Thing security could be catastrophic on Beta News : Just as healthcare providers need PALS certification to keep up with new discoveries and advancements in medicine, individuals who work in IT need to become recertified with data security measures. One particular area in need of […]