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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.
Global report: 96% of businesses support govt regulations on IoT security
The lack of security mechanisms on IoT devices is causing concern for more than 90% of consumers, who say they don’t have confidence in their security
Ixia: How to embrace IoT without getting lost in the hype
Ardy Sharifnia, general manager, Ixia says that the hype around IoT has paradoxically hindered the understanding of how it actually works.
The IoT sensor migration: How to make sure you're not left behind
The adoption of IoT sensors in data centers epitomises a shift away from traditional DCIM models in a bid to stay up to speed.
AlienVault survey finds cloud & IoT security is ‘complex and chaotic’
RSA attendees said their security monitoring is nothing short of 'complex and chaotic', a new study from AlienVault says.
Mirai botnet now targeting Windows PCs to access IoT devices
Notorious IoT malware ‘Mirai’ has now jumped ship to infect Windows devices and Symantec is warning users to make sure they don't get caught.
2017 forecast: IoT devices to continue their steady surge in AU
While the growth of IoT devices is predicted to continue its dramatic growth in AU in 2017, there are still concerns around its security.
IoT drives the need for smart patching to avoid downtime
The art of patching is becoming increasingly critical with the rise of the IoT - is it possible to avoid downtime?
Tips for securing wireless networks in the IoT era
Look up digital disruption in the dictionary and it’s likely you’ll see the Internet of Things (IoT) sitting there proudly as an example.
Why the smart home industry is not ready for the mass market
Growing concerns around smart home technologies have generated a “wait and see” attitude among consumers.
Enterprise return on investment for Internet of Things expected to skyrocket
Recent research has found security and value justification remain the biggest obstacles to IoT project deployment by enterprises.
The Internet of Things and security: Is your enterprise protected?
In this time of digital transformation, it's vital for businesses to understand the risks and opportunities unleashed by the ecosystem of ecosystems.