Smart security: How to protect your smart home devices from hackers

The Global Smart Home Devices Market was valued at US$14.55 billion (€13.2 billion) in 2018 and is expected to reach $40.23 billion (€36.5 billion) by 2023, according to the 2019 Smart Home Device Market Report.

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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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Europe falls behind US in adoption of AI-led security, as half of firms surveyed say IoT is making it harder to stay secure

IoT (Internet of Things) strategies are hampering security management, with almost half (47%) of executives in a new survey saying it has become more difficult to stay secure in the last year. This is one of the key findings of the 2017-2018 Global Application and Network Security Report,

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Preparing for the new EU data laws in the IoT space

Another day, another story of a cyber breach hits the news. Recent reports suggest that Uber was one of the latest victims, with 2.7 million people in the UK being affected by a cyber attack that took place in 2016, says Steven Farmer of Pillsbury Law.

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Huawei and China Unicom collaborate to build network-wide Anti-DDoS system

China Unicom has partnered with Huawei to deploy Huawei’s AntiDDoS8000 products on backbone network nodes across China. This constitutes the largest anti-DDoS system on China Unicom’s network and provides comprehensive anti-DDoS protection capabilities for their customers.

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Widespread mismanagement of privileged accounts and access revealed in One Identity global survey

One Identity, a proven leader in helping organisations get identity and access management (IAM) right, released new global research that exposes widespread poor practices when it comes to managing privileged accounts.

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Gemalto survey confirms that consumers lack confidence in IoT device security

Gemalto, a provider of digital security, has revealed that 90% of consumers lack confidence in the security of Internet of Things (IoT) devices. This comes as more than two-thirds of consumers and almost 80% of organisations support governments getting involved in setting IoT security.

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How to protect your home: 10 tips to prevent digital hacks on IoT connected homes

Modern connected homes come with risks – unprotected home Wi-Fi can be hacked into, with some dangerous consequences. It becomes especially dangerous if the home is equipped with many connected IoT (Internet of Things) devices.

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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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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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Cyber security concerns are high over personal data safety as survey shows 83% fear financial data hack

F5 Networks has released the results of a new study into the UK’s app-centric society and consumer behaviours. The research reveals over a quarter of Brits (26%) do not check app security measures before downloading them,

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Hackers make the unthinkable, well… thinkable: Hacking the Internet of Medical Things

The Internet of Things (IoT) brings with it endless opportunities – and, quite a few security challenges. The U.S. Food & Drug Administration’s (FDA) recent guidance on handling medical device vulnerabilities follows closely on the heels of its more general medical device cybersecurity guidance.

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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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What the IoT can learn from ’90s ERP

The 1990s were a time of innovation within the software industry, as companies realised that they could increase productivity and streamline operations by reinvigorating business processes. So throughout the 1990s and the subsequent decade, CIOs prioritised integrating business operations.

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Scale brings complexity as IoT connected devices set to triple by 2021, exceeding 46bn units

New data from Juniper Research has found that the number of connected IoT (Internet of Things) devices, sensors and actuators will reach over 46 billion in 2021.

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In the IoT age a unified approach to fraud management and security matters more than ever

In today’s increasingly connected society, it is easier than ever before for fraudsters to wreak havoc. According to Juniper Research, by 2020 there will be close to 40 billion connected devices on the planet, and with this increasing number of connected devices we are also seeing a rise in fraud risks, such as through IoT

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