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Cradlepoint debunks common connectivity and security myths
Many misconceptions have arisen, causing businesses to fear adopting new technologies.
Top tips to minimise security risks from your IoT devices
Globally, Trend Micro saw almost one billion possible attacks on home networks (879,306,356) in 2018.
New threats on the block: Formjacking, IoT, LotL attacks
Symantec's report provides an overview of the threat landscape, including insights into global threat activity, cyber criminal trends, and motivations for attackers.
Raising the stakes: McAfee’s predictions for cybersecurity
Security teams and solutions will have to contend with synergistic threats, increasingly backed by artificial intelligence to avoid detection.
Extreme Networks launches IoT security solution
IoT devices are typically deployed in a flat or unsegmented network so that if breached, the attacker can gain access to sensitive areas of the network.
Gemalto: A look at what’s in store for IoT security
Three predominant security tools emerged as the top methods Australian organisations are using to secure their IoT data/services/devices.
IoT: Productivity boost or Pandora’s Box of security issues?
Organisations have begun using IoT to track assets, improve efficiency, boost customer service and gain greater insight into their operations.
Cost keeping Kiwi companies from making the most of IoT
"To move past the barriers inhibiting production scale IoT, organisations have to solve the broader security and upgrade issues."
Oracle Java Card update boosts security for IoT devices
"Java Card 3.1 is very significant to the Internet of Things, bringing interoperability, security and flexibility to a fast-growing market currently lacking high-security and flexible edge security solutions."
Half of companies unable to detect IoT device breaches
A Gemalto study also shows that the of blockchain technology to help secure IoT data, services and devices has doubled in a year.
CUJO AI and Cylance partner to secure connected homes
63% of providers still use DNS blacklisting for end-user protection, and 45% do not feel confident they are ready to manage internet of things (IoT) security.
Why total visibility is the key to zero trust
Over time, the basic zero trust model has evolved and matured into what Forrester calls the Zero Trust eXtended (ZTX) Ecosystem.
Cyber attacks develop complexity, target Windows sysad tools - report
The report explores changes in the threat landscape over the past year, uncovering trends and how they are expected to impact cybersecurity in 2019.
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.