The growing threat of Wi-Fi enabled IoT

There is a saying, ‘fast, cheap and good – pick two.’ This appears to apply to the IoT as manufacturers race to get new fast and cheap products to market, but at the expense of security.

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Flaw in Virgin Media’s Super Hub leaves it open to attack from connected devices

Researchers from Context Information Security have discovered a flaw in Virgin Media wireless home routers, allowing them to gain unauthorised administrative-level access to the devices.

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Industry shift to application-driven WAN Edge accelerated by Silver Peak, SD-WAN solution displaces branch routers

Silver Peak, a global provider of broadband and hybrid WAN solutions, has announced a series of advances to the Unity EdgeConnect high-performance SD-WAN solution. These are designed to enable enterprises to realise the advantages of a thin branch office.

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Monitoring IoT devices to detect malicious threats

Since its inception, the Internet of Things (IoT) has grown at a rapid pace and shows no signs of stopping. It is no secret that the IoT comes with inherent security risks, Forrester has predicted a large-scale IoT security breach will occur in 2017.

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Why the IoT industry should move beyond DNS and create its own IP address registry of devices

In today’s market, segments of the broader IoT ecosystem have been under-served, especially small-to-medium businesses (SMBs) and mid-sized cities. However, this oversight will change over the next several years as these entities seek to embrace the efficiencies and cost reductions that enterprises and government agencies are achieving through IoT implementations.

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