Assessing the requirements for an IoT security strategy in the business environment needs careful attention these days. With cyber threats rife and frequent reports of security breaches to businesses big and small, no one is safe, and many are not prepared.
Security in IoT is a process that relies on continuous security across five key dimensions of an IoT service. These five attributes are Secure Boot, Secure Firmware over the Air, Secure Physical Interface and APIs, Secure Physical Transport Layer and Robustness. Here, Mats Andersson, the senior director of technology for short range wireless at u-blox, explains to Robin Duke-Woolley, the [...]
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 potential threats to [...]
Mike Bell is the executive vice president of IoT & Devices at Canonical. He joined the company in October 2016 from car maker Jaguar Land Rover’s connected car and in-car entertainment business. This background gives him great familiarity with embedded devices as Canonical focuses its IoT and devices efforts on the mobility, industrial, networking and digital signage sectors with its [...]
Security issues in the connected and PC-dominated world are nothing new. With thousands of IoT devices connected every year, companies and security providers have increased their understanding of how to deal with new threats.
The climate of fear surrounding IoT security suggests that it is different to standard IT or internet security but in reality, the fundamentals of securing things are no different to securing servers or personal data. What is different, though, finds George Malim is that in IoT the stakes in terms of the potential damage security breaches can cause are often raised.
Syed Hosain is the chief technology officer of Aeris, a technology provider and a cellular network operator that delivers comprehensive IoT and M2M services to leading brands. As IoT matures and scales up, it’s clear that the security issues that afflict the wider internet are also present in IoT but they are also accompanied by numerous device, hardware, software and application [...]
The high-security provider Infotecs showcased IoT Security Enablement with its ability to provide secure connectivity from any device at the event Security of Things World in Berlin, 27-28th June 2016.
The Monetising Internet of Things event series has announced its Copenhagen conference program and initial speaker line-up.
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