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Three high-severity vulnerabilities in Medtronic MyCareLink Smart 25000 Patient Reader can allow hackers to control implanted cardiac devices. [Read More]
A vast majority of OT devices affected by the Urgent/11 vulnerabilities and many devices affected by an actively exploited CDPwn flaw remain unpatched. [Read More]
Over 100 CT, X-Ray, MRI and other types of medical devices made by GE Healthcare are affected by a critical vulnerability that could allow an attacker to access or modify sensitive data. [Read More]
On Friday, December 4, U.S. President Donald Trump signed the Internet of Things Cybersecurity Improvement Act of 2020 into law. [Read More]
A group of academic researchers has devised a new eavesdropping attack that leverages the lidar sensors present in commodity robot vacuum cleaners. [Read More]
Researchers have demonstrated that a Tesla Model X can be stolen in minutes via an attack targeting the keyless entry system. [Read More]
The IoT Cybersecurity Improvement Act, which aims to improve the security of IoT devices, has passed the Senate and is heading to the White House for the president’s signature. [Read More]
Hundreds of Tesla Powerwall Backup Gateways may have been exposed to hacker attacks from the internet, but Tesla says it has taken steps to reduce risks. [Read More]
SentinelOne has raised $267 million in an oversubscribed Series F funding round, valuing the company at more than $3 billion. [Read More]
Bug bounty hunters have earned a total of over $1.2 million at a major Chinese hacking competition, including $180,000 for iPhone exploits and $100,000 for Chrome exploits. [Read More]

FEATURES, INSIGHTS // IoT Security

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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.
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.