IoT connections to reach 83 billion by 2024

A new study from Juniper Research found that the total number of IoT connections will reach 83 billion by 2024, rising from 35 billion connections in 2020. This represents a growth of 130% over the next 4 years. The research identified the industrial sector as a key driver of this growth. It forecast that this expansion will

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Security evaluation for IoT products supported by EMVCo

Global technical body, EMVCo has confirmed its security evaluation methodologies and processes support Internet of Things (IoT) payment use cases, enabling emerging solutions and devices to be evaluated quickly and efficiently.

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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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It’s confirmed: IoT is under cyberattack

A WEEK IN IoT — Hosting a lively webinar debate yesterday on LTE-M with Aeris and IoT Analytics, I couldn’t help noticing, says Jeremy Cowan, editorial director of IoT Now, how often the audience asked questions on how to secure the Internet of Things. It bore out the results of a new five-country survey.

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If there is a cyber war, we all know who’s at default

Are we at cyberwar yet? There’s been enough warnings, says freelance technology writer, Nick Booth. Iran is reportedly on the brink of war with the US and China is sending waves of state-sponsored hackers straight to the front line the minute they graduate from Malware School.

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Cost of a cyber security breach reaches a record high as Canadian businesses spend up to $5.8mn to recover

Cyber security incidents have become the new normal for Canadian companies, with 100% of organisations experiencing attacks, according to the findings of a new study from Scalar Decisions Inc. of more than 400 Canadian IT and security workers.

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Intersec

Intersec – the world’s leading trade fair for security & safety will go into its 21st edition. As the largest and most diverse, the show’s influence has spread not only across the Middle East and Africa plus the Indian subcontinent but has gone well beyond, offering thousands of influential trade buyers the latest security &

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Smart home devices shipments will have exceeded 100mn globally in 2018

Almost 110 million smart home devices will be shipped worldwide in 2018, according to a new industry report from Futuresource Consulting. This equates to a retail value of almost $17 billion (€14.8 billion) and demonstrates strong growth in both volume and value.

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Cylance extends automated detect-and-respond capabilities in the enterprise

Cylance Inc., the provider of AI-driven, prevention-first security solutions, announced the availability of application programming interfaces (APIs) as part of its endpoint detect and respond offering, CylanceOPTICS.

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IoT security spend to reach US$6bn by 2023, growing 300% from 2018

A new study from Juniper Research has found that spending on IoT (Internet of Things) cybersecurity solutions is set to reach more than US$6 billion (€5.14 billion) globally by 2023. The report points to rapid growth, and forecasts that spending by product and service providers (in consumer markets) and end-customers (in industrial and public services markets)

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71% of IT professionals can successfully hack any organisation, says Outpost24

Outpost24, an innovator in identifying and managing cyber-security exposure, announced the results of a survey of 155 IT professionals, which revealed that 71% believe they can successfully hack any organisation using one of four common attack vectors,

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Over 40% of IT professionals ignore critical security issues they can’t fix

Outpost24, a provider of Vulnerability Management solutions for commercial and government organisations, announced the results of a survey of 155 IT professionals, which revealed that 42% ignore critical security issues when they don’t know how to fix them (16%) or don’t have the time to address them (26%).

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Smart toy revenues to grow by almost 200% from 2018 to $18 bn by 2023, says Juniper Research

A new report from Juniper Research found that Smart Toys will represent an $18 billion (€15.10 billion) hardware and software market by 2023, up from an estimated $6 billion (€5.03 billion) in 2018. This increase will primarily be driven by the growing popularity of smartphone‑connected toys and related in-app purchases,

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AlienVault unveils free threat-scanning service for endpoint devices through Open Threat Exchange

At RSA Conference 2018, AlienVault®, the provider of Unified Security Management® (USM) and crowdsourced threat intelligence, announced the launch of its OTX Endpoint Threat Hunter™, a free threat-scanning service in the Open Threat Exchange® (OTX™) available to any registered OTX user.

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IoT security: Catch up to the threat and become unassailable

This World IoT Day (celebrated around the globe on Monday 9th April), I am particularly excited to see quite how far we have come with the Internet of Things. The IoT market is projected to grow from an installed base of 15 billion devices in 2015 to 30 billion devices in 2020 and 75 billion in

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Tenable and ServiceNow form Strategic Security Alliance to reduce cyber risk

Tenable®, Inc. and ServiceNow, Inc. announced a Strategic Security Alliance between the Tenable Cyber Exposure Platform and ServiceNow® Security Operations, to simplify and accelerate the way enterprises and government organisations understand, manage, and reduce cyber risk.

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