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A fleet-wide hack on cars during rush hour in major U.S. metropolitan areas could result in approximately 3,000 fatalities, a group warns, but experts say a proposed "Kill Switch" is not the solution. [Read More]
Less than a fifth of professionals who responded to a recent poll say they are very confident in their ability to secure Internet of Things (IoT) and Industrial IoT (IIoT) devices. [Read More]
A variant of the Mirai Internet of Things (IoT) malware is using a command and control (C&C) server on the Tor network, Trend Micro’s security researchers have discovered. [Read More]
Security researchers have demonstrated an attack on an IP camera that results in fake replay footage being displayed to security operators. [Read More]
Microsoft announced the general availability of Azure Security Center for Internet of Things (IoT) devices. [Read More]
A Mirai-based botnet has recently launched a massive, 13-day long distributed denial of service (DDoS) on a single online service, Imperva reveals. [Read More]
Researchers discovered a serious vulnerability that gave remote attackers access to millions of files stored on thousands of discontinued Lenovo storage devices. [Read More]
Researchers discovered a vulnerability that can be used to hack some of GE Healthcare’s hospital anesthesia devices, but the vendor says there is no clinical hazard or direct patient risk. [Read More]
D-Link agrees to implement a comprehensive security program to settle FTC charges claiming that the company failed to secure its cameras and routers. [Read More]
Kaspersky researchers use vulnerabilities and social engineering to demonstrate that smart homes can be hacked. [Read More]

FEATURES, INSIGHTS // IoT Security

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Seema Haji's picture
An insider breach targeting OT and IoT systems has the potential to shut down electrical grids, contaminate water supplies and otherwise destroy a nation’s infrastructure.
Seema Haji's picture
Technologies like artificial intelligence (AI), augmented reality (AR) and machine learning (ML) once seemed stranger than fiction, but are now playing a growing role in industrial environments.
Seema Haji's picture
The risk created by the proliferation of industrial IoT (IIoT) is rising, thanks to the continued mismanagement of third-party involvement in sensitive industrial environments.
Seema Haji's picture
Smart IoT devices in industrial settings, such as energy, oil/gas and manufacturing, have shifted the perspective on OT environments from being reactive to proactive and predict failures.
Seema Haji's picture
New technology like IoMT in any space is always a double-edged sword. But the onus is not on manufacturers alone. It’s up to healthcare organizations to take the initiative to manage and secure their environments.
Seema Haji's picture
With the new year underway, it’s time for CISOs to see their security resolutions through from the factory floor, SOCs and across the entire enterprise.
Laurence Pitt's picture
Speech recognition systems make mistakes that could give cybercriminals access to a user’s home network. By activating a squatted skill, an unexpecting user could allow a malicious actor to extract information about their account, home network and even passwords before running the requested command.
Marc Solomon's picture
The ability to aggregate, score and prioritize data and alerts within the context of your environment can allow you to take the right actions faster to mitigate IoT risk.
Dean Weber's picture
IoT security is a tough challenge — involving everything from hard to implement standards; hard to reach industrial components; and choices on how to integrate security around both older “brownfield” and newer IoT systems and equipment.
Laurence Pitt's picture
Organizations are now running IoT application workloads in diverse locations that create complex ecosystems for IT and security personnel to oversee.