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Concern over IoT security rises after recent attacks

Concern over IoT security rises after recent attacks

At the end of last year, Intel’s 2017 security report painted a grim picture, warning the New Year would see the world confronted by botnets, malware and international cyber-attacks. At the time, it was accused of promulgating doom and gloom, but perhaps its critics were wrong. The warnings turned out to be prescient in light of the recent ransomware attack …

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IoT Storage: Considerations and Recommendations

IoT Storage: Considerations and Recommendations

The first thing that increasingly comes to mind of an IT professional for Internet of Things (IoT) is—a lot of data. For medium and large organizations, on the other hand, IoT is about the potential business outcomes. The reason is simple; more connectivity of devices to the internet will enable the business operation for greater intelligence and bolstered efficiency and …

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Cisco tackles IoT security with new threat defence solution

Cisco tackles IoT security with new threat defence solution

Cisco delivers IoT threat defence solution to encourage secure connected devices for businesses at IoT scale connecting devices. Cisco has introduced an IoT threat defence architecture and services solution to secure devices for organisations at IoT scale. Given that there is expected to be 50 billion connected devices by 2020, there is a requirement for all of those devices and …

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Is Cybersecurity A Second Coming For AI?

Is Cybersecurity A Second Coming For AI?

Grab A Retirement Saver’s Tax Credit Artificial intelligence (AI) is all over the technology headlines lately. It seems to be the latest buzzword to take hold, yet the question remains: Will this be a quick fad, or are we actually seeing the second coming of AI? Most recently, there has been a heavy surge of artificial intelligence thinking applied to …

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Ford looks to the IoT for its next CEO

Ford looks to the IoT for its next CEO

BI Intelligence See Also AT&T has Verizon in its sights with new IoT network Google’s new cloud service shows increasing demand for the IoT There will be 24 billion IoT devices installed on Earth by 2020 This story was delivered to BI Intelligence IoT Briefing subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here . Ford Motors is replacing ousted …

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Your 2017 playbook to becoming a white hat hacker – pay what you want

Your 2017 playbook to becoming a white hat hacker – pay what you want

A skilled cyber infiltrator working for a company can be that firm’s most critical line of defense between vulnerable computer systems and salivating cyber crooks. To crack into the exploding digital security career field, you need a full understanding of what white hat hacking is all about. Learn the skills to be a company’s cyber security specialist with the White …

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IoT takes control of colleges

IoT takes control of colleges

Vast network of devices can save energy and boost convenience, but security concerns persist Kelly Walsh is CIO of The College of Westchester in New York. The internet of things—known in acronym-speak as IoT—seems to be popping up everywhere. Everything is getting connected. Thermostats, fitness bands, voice-controlled assistants, remotely controlled webcams, smartphones, washing machines, autonomous vehicles—the list goes on and …

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Embrace IoT – do not get lost in the hype

Embrace IoT - do not get lost in the hype

There is a lot of hype surrounding the Internet of Things (IoT). As with any technology that attracts mainstream attention, organisations can feel pressured to jump on board for fear of missing out. The rise of the IoT and the burgeoning volume of data this growing collection of connected devices produces, presents opportunities for greater insight, more control, and less …

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With a tight federal budget, here’s where to focus clean energy research funding

With a tight federal budget, here’s where to focus clean energy research funding

Checking the power output of a photovoltaic concentrator array built by Martin Marietta, Inc., at Sandia National Laboratory in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The U.S. Department of Energy spends US$3-$4 billion per year on applied energy research. These programs seek to provide clean and reliable energy and improve our energy security by driving innovation and helping companies bring new clean energy …

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EU security think tank ENISA looks for IoT security, can’t find any

EU security think tank ENISA looks for IoT security, can't find any

European network and infosec agency ENISA has taken a look at Internet of Things security, and doesn’t much like what it sees. So it’s mulling a vendor’s nightmare that the US and UK dared not approach: security regulation – at least the minimal regulation of testing and certification. In a position paper published Monday, the group says there is “no …

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