Don’t let software chew a dangerous hole in next generation networks and the IoT

Once deployed, the business of managing mobile networks used to be relatively straightforward. Voice and text had a certain predictability. Special events aside, usage of these two services would take place within a set of parameters that the forward-looking network ops team could estimate with sufficient accuracy to stop problems occurring.

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Open source security and the Internet of Things

Today’s consumer devices are becoming defined by their embedded technologies. Wireless locks for everything from doors to bicycles can be controlled from your smartphone, eliminating the frustration of lost keys and forgotten combinations.

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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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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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Real world cases cause IoT to go mainstream in 2017, says Gemalto

We’re all aware of the benefits of IoT, and how it is set to make tasks quicker and easier. But these intuitively connected cars, fridges and utility devices haven’t really gone mainstream yet, and they won’t until an Internet of Things (IoT) standard is introduced.

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