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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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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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