Device Authority and Cryptosoft join forces to transform IoT security

Cryptosoft, has announced its acquisition of Device Authority Inc, a Gartner named cool vendor of the year 2015 for Identity and Access Management solutions for IoT, along with additional financing led by Tern plc and Alsop Louie Partners (ALP).

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Software monetisation survey shows the IoT generates interest and confusion equally

As part of its annual State of Software Monetisation report, Gemalto asked 780 people, including software vendors and enterprise end users, about monetising the Internet of Things (IoT). Here, Ariella Shoham, senior director marketing, Software Monetisation, Gemalto, tells IoT Now exclusively what they found.

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IoT Security: the tools needed to assess vulnerabilities and how to protect your information

On-demand webinar As more and more devices are becoming connected, threats to data and other cyber attacks are becoming more prevalent.

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Machina Research’s predictions for the Internet of Things in 2016

Every January, Machina Research, the advisors on the Internet of Things, publishes its predictions for IoT in the coming year. This year promises to be an eventful one.

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Securing Connectivity for an infinite set of devices and apps

One attribute absolutely essential for any relationship – commercial or otherwise – is trust. Trust in turn relies on security – and imposing appropriate levels of security across an increasingly complex and interconnected environment requires a broad set of skills and tools. Norbert Muhrer, senior vice president of M2M at digital security company Gemalto, recently

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No let up in M&As as British Gas acquires AlertMe for £65m and ARM buys Dutch IoT security firm Offspark

London & Cambridge, UK – AlertMe announced on Friday it has agreed the sale of the company to British Gas (part of the Centrica plc group) in a deal said to be worth UK£65 million (US$100 million). This news follows on the heels of ARM’s purchase of Offspark, a Dutch IoT communications security company.

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Is the IoT the Internet of Threat?

The IoT is set to revolutionise the way we communicate with each other and the companies we buy from, with everything from refrigerators to cars to be linked through the Internet. But the security threat needs to be addressed to make sure customers are protected.

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Internet of Things industry is right to put security centre stage, says ARM

A year or two ago security in the Internet of Things was at the top of few people’s minds. Perhaps it should have been. Now IoT security is a hot topic as editor-in-chief, Jeremy Cowan found when he talked to Zach Shelby, director of the IoT Business Unit at ARM, a multinational semiconductor and software

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‘Cyber Security Awareness month’ comes to a close, but don’t let your M2M guard down

According to a report from the United States Government Accountability Office, The U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team reported a 782% increase in cyber incidents from 2006-2012. As this number increases cyber security companies are coming under pressure to create products and tools that not only defend against potential threats, but also assist recovery where an

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Concerns grow that IoT is not secure in long term as Beecham report urges industry to protect end users

London, UK – There is growing concern within the IoT sector that security demands our urgent attention if the industry is to avert a crisis in confidence. Unless the Internet of Things (IoT ) is made secure from end-to-end for all users, both at consumer and enterprise levels, we risk seeing IoT appearing in disaster

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‘We’re 9 meals from anarchy’: Take the cybersecurity threat to IoT seriously, says Beecham report

London, UK. September 10, 2014 – IoT security “must evolve significantly for the long term” if we are to avert critical impacts from terrorism and cyber warfare. This demands an in-depth defence plan applying lessons learned from ‘traditional’ hacking attacks. So says an interim report from Beecham Research, whose authors warned M2M Now that “we’re

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Oracle IoT Security seminar

Event date: 19 March, 2015 | 26 March, 2015 Paris, France | Munich, Germany Security is often identified as one of the top concerns around the deployment of Internet of Things (IoT) devices and applications.

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