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Improving the security, privacy and safety of future connected vehicles

The security, privacy and safety of connected autonomous vehicles (CAVs) has been improved thanks to testing at WMG, University of Warwick. CAVs can now connect to each other, roadside infrastructure,

IT Compliance

Who’s Listening? A Call for Data Protection in Smart Devices

UK households are set to spend £10.8bn on smart devices in 2019. The responsive nature of these devices means they need to be “always-on”, which has led to concerns as to when


New initiative aims to strengthen IoT security, interoperability and reliability

The Zigbee Alliance publicly announced a major ongoing initiative to make smart home and IoT products easier to develop, deploy, and sell across ecosystems. The All Hubs Initiative is driven by a


Flaws in the design of IoT devices prevent them from notifying homeowners about problems

Design flaws in smart home Internet of Things (IoT) devices that allow third parties to prevent devices from sharing information have been identified by researchers at North Carolina State University. The flaws


Loccess smart lock is vulnerable to BLE attacks

Loccess is a Bluetooth enabled padlock marketed as a lock to secure luggage, bicycles, and lockers. The lock could be exploited with a framework called bettercap, which is used by


Smart Home devices vulnerable to remote attacks due to weak credentials

Smart Home devices are vulnerable to attacks due to outdated software, unpatched security flaws, and weak credentials. Two out of five (40.8%) smart home devices worldwide have at least one


Finding the Middle Ground: Securing Smart Cities

High-profile cyberattacks and data breaches have become somewhat of a norm. You’ve likely heard this before: it’s no longer a question of if an attack will happen but when. We expect ‘always on’

Industry Insights

32,000 smart homes and businesses at risk of leaking data

New research from Avast (LSE: AVST), the global leader in cybersecurity products, found more than 49,000 Message Queuing Telemetry Transport (MQTT) servers publicly visible on the internet due to a

Industry Insights

How to Design Security Awareness Programs & Drive Smart Security Behavior

At Infosecurity Europe 2018, Dr Jessica Barker, co-founder of Redacted Firm, discussed practical ways to build security awareness programs that can drive better user behaviors. The first step is assessing “what your