How IoT-enhanced warehouses are changing the supply chain management – Part 3

IoT-based warehouse management, like any other emerging technology, also comes with a few challenges/drawbacks of its own. This is why, despite all the advantages and acceptance by the likes of Amazon, Ocado, and Alibaba, many 3PL companies are still hesitant to adopt this technology,

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ERM Advanced Telematics completes development of anti-ransomware solution for vehicles

International automotive technology provider ERM Advanced Telematics has completed development of an integrated hardware-software product that protects vehicles against ransomware and other cyber-attacks.

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Agritech businesses in race to protect farmers from cyber threats, says Inmarsat

The Internet of Things (IoT) is set to revolutionise the farming and agricultural sector, but many agritech companies are concerned by the cyber threats associated with the technology.

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ForeScout and CyberArk partner to dynamically secure devices across the attack surface

ForeScout Technologies, Inc., a provider of Internet of Things (IoT) security company, and CyberArk , the company that protects organisations from cyber attacks that have made their way inside the network perimeter, announced a new partnership and joint solution.

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Short, frequent, low-volume DDoS attacks continue to dominate

Service providers, hosting providers and digital enterprises are all impacted by DDoS attacks. But besides the headline-grabbing volumetric attacks, another more sinister DDoS method lies in the shadows.

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Outsourced AI and deep learning in the healthcare industry – Is data privacy at risk?

As emerging technologies, artificial intelligence (AI) and deep learning are proven to provide powerful business insights. This is especially true for the healthcare industry, says Jonathan Martin, EMEA operations director at Anomali,

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Does securing IoT sensors make you WannaCry?

Mention IoT security to most people in the industry these days and they’re sure to make reference to the recent WannaCry ransomware attack which hit major industrial enterprises and public bodies worldwide. The malware exploited vulnerabilities in instances of Windows operating systems which were either no longer supported or unpatched, and while such weaknesses are

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Telcos: when it comes to IoT security, prevention is always better than cure

Smart devices have arguably made consumers’ lives easier, and as they become more affordable, more of us are investing in the IoT. However, all too often, these smart devices are being manufactured with affordability in mind and security as an afterthought.

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Secure IT: Profile of a White Hat hacker

Ever wondered who these ‘hush-hush’ people are that help to keep our networks safe? Here we talk to Lawrence Munro, director of SpiderLabs EMEA for Trustwave, about the role of the ‘White Hat hacker’.

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Mocana raises $11m new funding to defend IoT devices and industrial control systems

Mocana Corporation, a provider of mission-critical IoT security solutions for industrial control systems and the Internet of Things, announced that the company has received $11 million in additional investment from Sway Ventures, Shasta Ventures, Trident Capital Fund and GE Ventures.

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DDoS via the Internet of Things – the first wave of attacks?

In the last year, we’ve all heard of the Mirai malware, but did you know that Mirai is Japanese for ‘the future’? And that’s what I believe we are seeing: The future of cyber-attacks.

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IoT-enabled products bring risks as well as benefits, warns Stericycle

In 2016 there were approximately 17.68 billion connected devices globally and predictions suggest that this could grow fourfold by 2025. However, according to the new Recall Industry Spotlight, released by Stericycle ExpertSOLUTIONS, these devices also come with potentially serious drawbacks.

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Cyber criminals focusing attention on connected devices and the IoT, says a UK business ISP

UK businesses were, on average, subjected to almost 230,000 cyber attacks each during 2016, according to new analysis from Beaming, a provider of business internet service provider (ISP).

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Floodgate IoT security toolkit for edge devices launched by Icon Labs

Icon Labs, a provider of security solutions for IoT and edge devices, has introduced its new Floodgate IoT Security Toolkit.

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Why the Internet of Things is a can of worms and how to keep it sealed

Innocuous devices that the Internet of Things search engine Shodan recently found to be vulnerable to cyber attacks include a teddy bearable to remotely send voice messages and a doorbell with a video monitor that can be remotely accessed by a phone. Unchanged default passwords and poor app configuration were discovered as the most prominent

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