Vodafone joins prpl Foundation to spur Open Source innovation in digital homes and smart gateways

The prpl Foundation, an open-source, community-driven consortium with a focus on enabling the security and interoperability of embedded devices for the smart society of the future, announced Vodafone Group has joined the Foundation.

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Can IoT security win on all fronts?

The Internet of Things is rapidly turning a new generation of products ‘smart’ by adding computing power, network connectivity and sophisticated software. So says Art Swift, president of prpl Foundation.

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prpl Foundation and IoTSF put ‘security by design’ at the heart of embedded computing

The prpl Foundation and the IoT Security Foundation (IoTSF), two influential not-for-profit organisations working to promote security and openness in the Internet of Things (IoT), announced that they have entered into a formal agreement to cooperate on projects that put ‘security by design’ into the IoT.

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Open source foundation joins forces with smart home and building organisation to advance security

The not-for-profit prpl Foundation, an open-source, community-driven, collaborative, foundation with a focus on enabling next-generation datacentre-to-device portable software and virtualised architectures, announced a significant collaboration with the Continental Automated Buildings Association.

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prpl Foundation to collaborate with US FCC working group

Eric Schultz, community manager for the not for profit prpl Foundation, is collaborating with the USA’s Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Technological Advisory Council Software Controlled Radios Sub-Working Group.

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Warning given of powerful new DDoS attack vector affecting IoT, as industry aims to build trust

A new zero-day attack vector could be used to enhance the effectiveness of botnet tools used to launch recent attacks on Dyn, Krebs on Security and OVH. So says Corero Network Security (LSE: CNS).

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Security experts call for end to ‘stupidity’ in fight with hackers as Mirai code broadens IoT attacks

According to some estimates, the Mirai malware has now infected almost half a million Internet of Things (IoT) devices worldwide, more than doubling the impact of the original Mirai botnet. This is not down to a lack of technology, say experts, but to negligence and stupidity.

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IoT security is ‘a ticking time bomb’ we’re all living with

Security hit the headlines last week with comments made by Cesare Garlati, chief security strategist at the prpl Foundation, on the lack of progress towards a secure environment for the Internet of Things (IoT). (See our exclusive report: Industry losing patience as regulators fail to keep up with IoT consumer security concerns.) His thoughts just begged

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Industry losing patience as regulators fail to keep up with IoT consumer security concerns …

Following the FTC’s recent announcement of its intention to study security update practices within the mobile industry, there is growing frustration in some quarters that the regulations take little account of the impact on the Internet of Things (IoT).

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IoT innovation in spotlight as prpl Foundation adds four new members

prpl Foundation, the open-source, community-driven, collaborative, non-profit foundation supporting the next gen connected devices industry, has announced the addition of four new members that will help steer the future of the Internet of Things (IoT).

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Prpl Foundation to give keynote at Cloud Security Alliance at the Cloud Security Summit in Milan

Cesare Garlati, chief security strategist of prpl Foundation and co-founder and co-chair of the Mobile Working Group at Cloud Security Alliance, will give a keynote speech on putting security into the future of Internet of Things (IoT), cloud and mobile at the Cloud Security Summit in Milan on Wednesday May 18. 

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prpl Foundation reveals vision for a secure Internet of Things

The prpl Foundation, an open-source, community-driven, collaborative, non-profit foundation supporting the next gen connected devices industry, has announced availability of a new document entitled Security Guidance for Critical Areas of Embedded Computing that lays out its revolutionary vision for a secure Internet of Things.

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