Fit and forget: The threat posed by unconfigured IoT

The march of ‘smart’ technology has seen every conceivable device in our homes and offices ‘enhanced’ with some form of connectivity. While this offers additional functionality for some, says Ken Munro, partner at Pen Test Partners, 

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Do the latest IoT security regulations have enough reach?

There’s been a rash of regulation around the world as governments seek to address IoT security. It’s a positive step, indicating the market is maturing but regulating the IoT space is not without its challenges.

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Rewind and rewire: The IoT without the internet

Do we need an IoT 2.0? asks Ken Munro, partner at Pen Test Partners. Being brave enough to take a new approach to an old problem is how technology gets adopted. It’s how pioneers from Steve Jobs to Elon Musk have revolutionised industries.

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Put to the test: Why vendors shouldn’t shy away from attack testing

IoT testing can be a complex process and as a result many vendors aren’t yet onboard with it. Concerns over their intellectual property, the level of commitment required and how to interpret and act upon the results deter many from embarking upon breakpoint testing.

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Don’t believe the hype: Why the IoT is stalling

If hype cycles are anything to go by we’re almost certainly teetering on the brink of the trough of disillusionment with the IoT. Recent research claims that 60% of test deployments have failed. But while some pilot projects may have faltered there isn’t yet the weight of devices in deployment to suggest we’ve peaked. Rather,

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