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New IoT Security Bill: Third Time’s the Charm?

The latest bill to set security standards for connected devices sold to the US government has fewer requirements, instead leaving recommendations to the National Institute of Standards and Technology. For

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Data management: the double-edged sword of IoT

Iain Shearman, MD, KCOM NNS shares his best practice tips for data management in the Internet of Things. The Internet of Things (IoT) is nothing new; however, as its potential

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Experts express concerns as cyber security threats loom on Smart Cities

Together, these Smart cities aim to house 40 per cent of India’s population and contribute about 75 per cent to India’s GDP (gross domestic period) by 2030.Cyber security threats loom large

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IoT devices using CoAP increasingly used in DDoS attacks

IoT devices in synchronised attacks on targets represent a growing part of global Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) weapon arsenals. There is a significant potential for attackers to use an

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Super Systemic IoT Issues

Security issues are notoriously systemic in the Internet of Things. What do I mean by this? That a security flaw in one product will affect every device within that product

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IoT, APIs, and Criminal Bots Pose Evolving Dangers

A pair of reports reach similar conclusions about some of the threats growing in cyberspace and the industries likely to be most affected.A pair of research reports released today paint

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Most IoT devices are being compromised by exploiting rudimentary vulnerabilities

Cybercriminals are looking for ways to use trusted devices to gain control of Internet of Things (IoT) devices via password cracking and exploiting other vulnerabilities, such as through the exploitation via voice

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Converged IT and OT to Advance Security Maturity

The convergence of IT, operational technology (OT) and industrial internet of things (IIoT) has raised concerns about cybersecurity, safety and data privacy for many organizations, according to a new Ponemon Institute study. Released

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IoT Scale Flaws Enable Denial of Service, Privacy Issues

Flaws in this connected smart scale might give the diet-challenged a legitimate reason to be nervous about using this vulnerable IoT device.Here is an internet of things flaw that can

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Pepper IoT: Smart devices aren’t so bright when it comes to security

Smart devices aren’t very intelligent when it comes to protecting user privacy and handling security, according to a report by Internet of Things platform and service provider Pepper IoT and cybersecurity