Better IoT Security could accelerate IoT growth

Would you deploy an IoT device if you knew it could be hacked? Surprisingly, the answer is usually “yes.” Even though security exploits are frequently reported, billions of devices are deployed every year because, in most cases, the tangible benefits of IoT solutions outweigh any perceived risks. However, a big increase in device breaches would change the risk-reward ratios driving [...]

By |November 15th, 2019|News|

Cyber security attacks up significantly in 2019

New research shows attacks increased ninefold year-over-year, coming from more than a quarter-million unique IP addresses. Malicious actors aren't tiring of the Internet of Things (IoT), with cyberattacks on network-connected smart devices and process controllers rapidly increasing in number. One network of honeypots, put in place by Kaspersky, saw 105 million attacks on IoT devices coming from 276,000 unique IP [...]

By |October 15th, 2019|News|

Massive 2B device home security breach

A team of self-styled "hacktivist" security researchers, with an impressive track record of exposing breach after breach as part of a web-mapping project that searches for vulnerabilities within online databases, has disclosed one of the biggest to date. The researchers in question, Noam Rotem and Ran Locar from vpnMentor, found that a user database belonging to a Chinese company called [...]

By |July 2nd, 2019|News|

IoT Adoption to hit Critical mass by 2019

Aruba released a global IoT study on Tuesday that revealed that just over half of respondents have implemented IoT, but 84% have already experienced a security breach as a result. The study, with 3,100 respondents from key industry sectors and IT surveyed in November and December 2016, shows that mass adoption of IoT will occur by 2019, because 56% [...]

By |February 28th, 2017|News|

Biggest Security Threats facing the Enterprise

In the past year, IoT security has quickly escalated as a hot-button issue with multiple threats against the enterprise such as the Mirai botnet that took down Twitter, Amazon, and Netflix. What's most alarming, though, is that it's likely only the beginning as more companies deploy IoT sensors and devices across their networks. According to Gartner, more than half of [...]

By |December 21st, 2016|News|