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Security cameras – a latent botnet network?
In a comparison of 16 indoor and outdoor IP surveillance cameras, researchers found only one well-protected device.
Connected humans and the quest for health, wealth and happiness
"By 2020 it’s estimated there will be more than 20 billion connected devices in use."
ForeScout acquires OT security company SecurityMatters for US$113mil
Recent cyberattacks, such as WannaCry, NotPetya and Triton, demonstrated how vulnerable OT networks can result in significant business disruption and financial loss.
Gartner’s top 10 IoT tech trends
“CIOs who master innovative IoT trends have the opportunity to lead digital innovation in their business.”
Secure Logic calls on Federal Govt to introduce IoT regulation
“The vast majority of people are not aware of the significant risks posed by unsecured IoT devices.”
Could IoT performance problems derail operations and damage revenue?
"Enterprises are already struggling to master cloud complexity and IoT substantially magnifies this challenge.”
Is blockchain a solution to IoT security problems?
Could using blockchain to trace and authenticate IoT data, regardless of what that data is be the answer to the problems plaguing the Internet of Things?
Frost and Sullivan recognises ForeScout’s achievements in NAC
ForeScout Technologies has announced it is the recipient of the Frost and Sullivan Growth Excellence Leadership Award in the network access control (NAC) market.
A/NZ businesses taking IoT security more seriously - MapR
53% of A/NZ companies now believe that keeping IoT secure is the greatest challenge they face in rolling out their IoT capabilities.
Fortinet adds network access control solution for IoT
FortiNAC provides visibility and control of IoT services and automated response to threats at scale in multi-vendor environments.
IoT failures plague 64% of users worldwide
On average, consumers experience 1.5 digital performance problems every day.
Cryptomining and IoT attacks gunning for healthcare industry
Medical staff now carry multiple connected devices with them, including personal devices that lack appropriate security controls.
Securing IoT infrastructure with edge computing
Not only do organisations need to keep valuable data safe, but it is vital that all technology complies with stringent data protection regulations.
IBM Security opens four secure IoT testing facilities globally
The new labs are located in Atlanta, Austin, England and Australia.
Businesses disregarding the risk of an IoT breach – survey
Despite facing a growing threat landscape, only 53% of 1150 IT decision-makers surveyed cite IoT as a security risk.
Security takes priority, but is IoT security a barrier to deployment?
Is it up to the IoT device manufacturers to integrate security directly into the device from the off?
Exclusive: Why NZ is particularly vulnerable to cryptomining
Cryptomining is the newest cybersecurity threat dominating the headlines, but awareness of the attack method is still lacking among organisations.
SecuriThings unveils two-click deployment to protect IP cameras
Hacked security cameras can suffer severe performance degradation and become unable to communicate properly when needed.
ForeScout deepens visibility into OT networks with industrial system integrations
New partnerships with Indegy and SecurityMatters continue to forward ForeScout’s strategy to secure the extended enterprise.
IoT security: prioritise, practice, and predict
Splunk A/NZ area vice president Simon Eid gives advice on how to ensure that you and your clients IoT network is kept safe and secure.
Expert says thriving IoT security market “shouldn’t surprise anyone”
After Gartner forecast IoT security spending to hit US$3.1b in 2021, Huntsman's Piers Wilson says IoT vulnerabilities are being found all the time.
APEJ leads market demand for IoT security products
Asia Pacific excluding Japan (APEJ) will be the fastest-growing market for security products through to 2027, with double-digit CAGR.
Australian IoT security firm Cog raises $3.5m - plans to expand US presence
“We started by securing the most personal connected device - the smartphone - and now we’re building across a much wider range of devices."
IoT, cryptocurrency, Linux & WiFi hacks: WatchGuard's security predictions for 2018
WatchGuard Technologies has whipped up some key IT security predictions ranging from IoT botnets to Linux attacks.