IoT Devices Vulnerable to Ransomware Attacks

19 Jan, 2017

As connected devices increase in popularity, they become a more attractive target to hackers and cybercriminals, and since cybercriminals are turning to ransomware as their attack of choice, we have to anticipate that the bad guys will use it for IoT attacks.

IoT’s Growing Pains Put Devices at Risk for Ransomware

18 Jan, 2017

The IoT is so at risk for ransomware because of three particular areas: the growth (and growing pains) of IoT, the evolution of ransomware, and end users who aren’t aware of the risks.

Intel Outlines Ambitions for Transforming Retail

17 Jan, 2017

The Intel Responsive Retail Platform (RRP) is an effort by Intel to create what amounts to a reference architecture for Internet of Things (IoT) applications in the retail sector.

St. Jude Cardiac Device Software Flaws Highlight Risks of IoT

13 Jan, 2017

Medical devices present unique situations because attacking them is literally a matter of life and death. But they are still IoT devices, and that opens them to other types of cybersecurity attacks.

SAP Aims to Jumpstart IoT Projects

13 Jan, 2017

SAP's stated goal is to get organizations down the IoT path faster via a three-month engagement based on a fixed promotional price encompassing both SAP products and services.

BeyondTrust Makes Free IoT Vulnerability Scanner Service Available

11 Jan, 2017

The Retina IoT (RIoT) Scanner is based on the same technology that BeyondTrust developed to identify vulnerabilities across the rest of the enterprise.

AT&T: Meeting Its Software-Enablement Goal a Virtual Certainty

06 Jan, 2017

News this week included AT&T's software-enabled network progress, a reward for IoT security, and HDMI 2.1 at CES.

Micro Data Centers: Keys to a Connected Enterprise

03 Jan, 2017

The micro data center is by no means intended to replace enterprise or even cloud-based infrastructure, but will serve more as an adjunct to legacy facilities to service the unique data needs of the connected world.

IoT OSes Face Dueling Requirements

23 Dec, 2016

The world of operating systems and the IoT has contradictory priorities: Enable the endpoint to do its job, provide strong security, and consume a minimum of power and memory resources.

Experts: Internet of Things Security Will Affect 2017 in Many Ways

22 Dec, 2016

Security professionals explain why IoT security is going to affect all of us in 2017, both professionally and personally. Will industry and manufacturers step up to the security challenge?

Singapore Becomes a Smart City

21 Dec, 2016

Chan Cheow Hoe, the CIO of the Government Technology Agency in Singapore, provides details on how the massive power of modern technology is helping the city become a smart city.

Varonis: Keeping Your Family Safe over the Holidays

21 Dec, 2016

Watching this cybersecurity video series is a great project over the holidays. You can do it from inside your home, you are protecting your family, and you can do a lot of this while you are watching football.

IoT Security: Big Trouble in Small Packages

19 Dec, 2016

A world of malware is being developed that uses consumer-based IoT devices as an entry point (or attack vector, in industry parlance) to get into networks.

The IoT in 2017

13 Dec, 2016

The IoT may be shaping up to be one of the dominant development trends in the new year as vendors across multiple industries try to capitalize on a connected universe.

Election Stops FCC IoT Security Initiative

09 Dec, 2016

News this week included brakes on an IoT security study, wearables selling well, in-flight voice calls, and refunds for victims of telecom bill cramming.

IoT in the Cloud: The Next Phase of Enterprise Infrastructure

09 Dec, 2016

It is important to remember that while this cloud-based IoT ecosystem is where many providers want to take the enterprise, it is still unclear how far the enterprise is willing to follow.

IoT and Ransom Denial of Service Attacks

30 Nov, 2016

Ransom Denial of Service, or RDoS attacks, as well as the more commonly known ransomware attacks, are happening every day, and are targeting IoT devices and networks.

Aruba Rises to IoT Networking Challenge

30 Nov, 2016

With several announcements, Aruba moved to secure the networks that tie together Internet of Things (IoT) environments.

New Focus on IoT Security

28 Nov, 2016

We know that the best approach to IoT security is to develop devices with security baked in. However, that isn’t going to happen overnight.

IBM Combines IoT and Watson Expertise into a Common Practice

21 Nov, 2016

IBM’s IoT and Watson expertise will combine to create a new dedicated IBM consulting practice consisting of over 1,500 IBM employees.

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