ANALYSIS: Since Apple revealed in June that it will start shipping an intelligent home speaker, HomePod in December excitement has focused on its audio capabilities. This focus suits Cupertino which is giving little away on its smart home capabilities which will have to play catch-up with Amazon and Google.
According to some estimates, the Mirai malware has now infected almost half a million Internet of Things (IoT) devices worldwide, more than doubling the impact of the original Mirai botnet. This is not down to a lack of technology, say experts, but to negligence and stupidity.
Security hit the headlines last week with comments made by Cesare Garlati, chief security strategist at the prpl Foundation, on the lack of progress towards a secure environment for the Internet of Things (IoT). (See our exclusive report: Industry losing patience as regulators fail to keep up with IoT consumer security concerns.)
His thoughts just begged more questions. So here he [...]
The tech goliaths Google, Apple and Facebook are all starting to take steps towards killing off password authentication once and for all. They see the opportunity to shore up security while also cutting down the number of password resets that consumers have to deal with.
ForgeRock® has introduced its newest identity management platform, including an implementation of the User-Managed Access (UMA) standard. Built on consent-by-default and consent-by-design principles, the ForgeRock Identity Platform™ is the first identity management platform to support an UMA implementation designed for consumer consent and data sharing purposes.
Account takeovers are increasingly affecting a growing population of online user accounts due to a confluence of threats, such as weak consumer password practices, frequent mass data breaches and brute force attacks against web properties. The scope, scale and frequency of these online attacks against user accounts has demonstrated time and again that companies can no longer rely upon [...]
Of the many industries using Near Field Communication (NFC) to add convenience, increase efficiency, and automate processes, healthcare is gaining ground. In a recent report, issued by technology analysts Transparency Market Research (TMR), healthcare is one of the fastest growing segments for NFC, representing a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 20.4%.
A new online resource dedicated to the Internet of Things (IoT) has been launched to provide transparency and promote business development for the IoT market. The IoT Global Network is described as “The definitive global M2M company, product and services showcase”, listing more than 600 specialist companies worldwide, and over 500 M2M communication enabler products.