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BlackBerry this week announced a customizable automotive solution designed to help OEMs improve vehicle health and security. [Read More]
Venture Capital and private equity investor firm Insight Partners has agreed to acquire IoT security firm Armis in a cash deal valuing the firm at $1.1 billion. [Read More]
Google disabled all Xiaomi integrations on Nest Hub after learning that some users could access other people’s camera feeds. [Read More]
Authorities in Thailand say they are investigating an apparent online break-in by a computer hacker that allowed him to broadcast surveillance video from inside a prison in the country's south. [Read More]
A dozen vulnerabilities have been found by F-Secure researchers in popular Barco ClickShare wireless presentation systems. [Read More]
The supply chain is an increasing concern for both business and government. It comprises the chain of suppliers providing components to product vendors -- and globalization has made it worldwide, deep and complex. [Read More]
FireEye unveils its Cyber Physical Threat Intelligence service, which provides organizations context, data and actionable analysis on threats targeting OT, ICS and IoT systems. [Read More]
An attacker could exploit a vulnerability in the KeyWe Smart Lock by intercepting legitimate communications to steal the key and unlock doors at any point remotely. [Read More]
SEC Consult has open sourced the hardware and firmware components of its SEC Xtractor hardware analysis tool. [Read More]
A group of Democratic U.S. senators is questioning Amazon about the security of its Ring doorbell cameras following reports that some Ukraine-based employees had access to video footage from customers’ homes. [Read More]

FEATURES, INSIGHTS // IoT Security

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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.
John Maddison's picture
Organizations can no longer afford to treat IoT devices as an isolated or independent component of their business, and must implement an effective IoT security strategy.
Laurence Pitt's picture
Advanced smart infrastructure, cloud networks and the Internet of Things (IoT) add more points of entry and ultimately more risk for both network operators and end users.
John Maddison's picture
Since access control technologies are usually the first network element that a new device touches, they need to be able to automatically recognize IoT devices.
Ashley Arbuckle's picture
Whether you work with in-house security resources or outside consultants, security experts are essential to help uncover vulnerabilities and offer recommendations to prioritize and mitigate risks.
Laurence Pitt's picture
Safeguarding emerging IoT ecosystems involves embedding visibility and protection into the fabric of the IoT network.
Torsten George's picture
Unfortunately, the Cyber Shield Act as it stands falls short, since it is a voluntary program that does not incentivize vendors to implement the NIST security standards.