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IoT Security and the Internet of Forgotten Things

In 2017, the number of connected devices surpassed the world’s human population. That’s a lot of things. However, many of them were not built with security in mind. It didn’t take long for attackers to take advantage of Internet of Things (IoT) vulnerabilities.  One case in 2016 saw threat actors take down Dyn, a company […]

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Rogers Business introduces new IoT solutions for smart buildings and smart cities

Rogers Business, the enterprise-focused division of Rogers Communications, announced new smart city and smart buildings internet of things (IoT) solutions on Feb. 10. Expanding Rogers’ existing IoT portfolio, these new solutions from various Rogers partners enhance responsiveness and efficiency in water, parking, traffic, transit and fleet management. New smart buildings solution were also introduced with […]

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When it Comes to Stopping IoT Security Camera Breaches, Focus on Procurement

Earlier this year, an enterprise security camera system maker suffered a data breach. The incident, which involved the compromise of a Jenkins server, enabled a group of attackers to bypass the company’s authorization system, including its two-factor authentication processes. Those responsible for the compromise then abused their access to release the photos and videos of […]

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IoT Security: Protecting Food and Agriculture Organizations

Ransomware actors are targeting food and agriculture organizations, potentially disrupting business. Luckily, there are already formal structures in place to boost the IoT security defenses they need. Knowing them keeps the lifeblood of industrial farms and food delivery going. Businesses in the sector could “suffer significant financial loss,” the FBI said. That loss is “resulting […]

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Understanding the Cyber Risk Exposures Within the Health Care Industry

The health care industry is one of the most popular and lucrative targets for cyberattacks and malicious activity. Health care organizations always present as an attractive proposition to hackers as they possess high volumes of sensitive information about patients and rely on highly vulnerable medical devices. Advancements in medical procedures and the growth in digital […]

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How to Design IoT Security From the Ground Up

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a powerful boon to business. But it also represents a massive potential expansion of the cybersecurity attack surface. So far, IoT inclusion in many organizations has been poorly organized, haphazard and poorly planned. This needs to change. After all, IT security depends on IoT security. Why IoT Security Is […]

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What Video Doorbells Have to Teach Us About the Difficulties of IoT Security

The Amazon-owned smart home product manufacturer Ring recently announced that it’s strengthening the security of its Internet of Things (IoT) motion-detecting doorbell cameras by offering end-to-end encryption (E2EE) for streaming video footage. There’s a catch, though. Users who opt to turn on E2EE will find that they need to make major tradeoffs. Convenience and usefulness […]

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Private 5G Security: Consider Security Risks Before Investing

So, 5G is one of those once-in-a-generation types of leaps that will alter how we operate. However, 5G security comes with a lot of challenges. Private 5G networks require us to look at attack surface management in a different way. How do they change the way we need to defend our data? And, what is […]

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What Biden’s Cybersecurity Executive Order Means for Supply Chain Attacks

With cybersecurity guidelines coming down from the executive branch, industry and policymakers clearly both see the extent of the cyberattack problem. Take a look at the contents of the Biden administration’s May executive order and what it means for people working in the industry, especially in regards to supply chain attacks. The executive order covers […]

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