Shadow IoT devices lurking in the network are major corporate concern

New research has been released that exposes the significant threat posed by shadow Internet of Things (IoT) devices on enterprise networks. The report from Infoblox Inc., a provider of secure cloud-managed network services, is titled What’s Lurking in the Shadows 2020.

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Are IoT and cloud computing the future of data?

With an estimated 29 billion connected devices expected to be in operation by 2022 – and over 75 billion Internet of Things (IoT) devices anticipated to be in use by 2025 worldwide – the Internet of Things is a major consideration for forward-thinking enterprises.

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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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7 essential tips to keep your IoT network at home up and secure

If you relish a convenient life and smarter home, the Internet of Things must have been an integral-part by now. As the communications extend from devices to appliances, IoT networks shall soon become as common as Wi-Fi at our homes.

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What you need to know about IoT and cyber security

With the rising number of IoT devices, which is expected to surpass the 20 billion mark by next year, there are a lot of big changes to anticipate.

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UK IoT security regulation encourages consumers to be more aware

The UK government is moving forward with its plans to create regulation for IoT devices. The move follows a broad global trend to try and lock down the burgeoning but insecure world of the IoT, says Mike Nelson, vice president of IoT Security at DigiCert.

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Ubuntu offers new foundation for IoT to meet industry need for updates, operations and security

Canonical has released Ubuntu Core 16 for the Internet of Things (IoT), with regular and reliable security updates, and app stores for intelligent connected devices.

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Why your toaster may be part of an attack on Google one day

One phenomenon that has always intrigued me is hypnotism, says Larry Bellehumeur of Novotech Technologies. It always seemed amazing and confusing to me that so-called “normal” people can have their common sense overridden to the point that they

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Sequans and Gemalto aim to revolutionise IoT connectivity with ‘first genuine LTE Cat M1 technology’

Digital; security provider, Gemalto is partnering with LTE chipmaker Sequans Communications S.A. with the aim of “revolutionising Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity with LTE-M technology,” according to the partners.

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Three companies collaborate to extend Renesas Synergy secure IoT platform based on new ARMv8-M architecture

Renesas Electronics Corporation, a supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, Express Logic, Inc., provider of royalty-free real-time operating systems (RTOS), and IAR Systems, embedded development tools provider, has announced their collaboration.

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Common enterprise IoT devices are hackable in less than three minutes, says ForeScout

ForeScout Technologies, Inc. an Internet of Things (IoT) security company, has released a new IoT Enterprise Risk Report, led by an ethical hackers, Samy Kamkar.

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How IoT software security compares to other business sectors

How big a threat to the IoT is ransomware? IoT is becoming a very large target because there is so much opportunity. Ransomware is just one way to monetise exploited vulnerabilities. Exactly how big a threat ransomware specifically is, depends on the device and the intended use.

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HPE launches Converged Plant Infrastructure to optimise factory asset management

Hewlett Packard Enterprise has announced HPE Converged Plant Infrastructure (CPI), a new appliance that enables manufacturers to accelerate the digitisation of their factories and capitalise on the opportunities of the Industrial Internet.

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The global state of smart cities – and how the UK compares

In recent years the global focus on smart cities and IoT has increased exponentially, with businesses, local authorities and major governments across the developed world considering what a smart city deployment might look like for them.

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New identity platform kills the password and ushers in ‘frictionless’ user experience, says ForgeRock

ForgeRock®, has released a new edition of the ForgeRock Identity Platform to enable organisations to orchestrate secure, frictionless user experiences using push authentication.

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Consumers slow to connect with IoT in the home

1.Two-thirds of UK consumers believe the Internet of Things (“IoT”) could make their lives better, according to the latest Deloitte Consumer Review;

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