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The Security Challenges of Industrial IoT

The Internet of Things (IoT) is fast turning into an intrinsic part of the digital transformation for industries such as utilities, transportation or manufacturing. We dive into some of the major challenges, how they are affecting the IIoT landscape and the role of MSSPs to further security.

The Three Easiest Ways to Enhance Home IoT Device Security

Today's home IoT devices are a security nightmare. Here are three simple ways that home users should protect themselves and the other devices connected to their home networks.

AI in IoT Security: Friend or Foe?

Unfortunately, some of the difficulties facing AI in cybersecurity can be exploited by hackers. AI can be used for IoT security, or it can be used against it.
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Video: The Heart of an IoT Strategy

When relevant data is properly incorporated into a holistic system, it can reinforce a host of other business efficiencies and security protocols before and after an incident.
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Street Light Solutions to Save Cities on Utility Costs

Smart technology provides remote lighting control that can more accurately adjust, modify and monitor the amount of time the lights are turned on and to what extent.

IoT Regulation: Too Little? Too Late?

The pathetic security of many IoT devices has been well known for years, but in 2020, governmental actions like SB-327 are finally coming into place. But are they too little, too late?

Smart Technology and the Threat to Privacy: Who is Watching Whom?

Many governing bodies within cities are effectively implementing smart tech. Smart city solutions help to improve our human environment needs, making life more comfortable for all.

How to Ramp Up Your Smart Home and Lot Device Security

The same way you’d use a smart lock to keep lurkers out, you need to protect against cybercriminals from getting into your network.

Is It Time for the Fed to Mandate IoT Security Standards?

With the IoT global explosion already well underway, and the equally powerful increase in damaging hacks set to follow, the question is a serious one: Is it time for the federal government to get involved in forcing device manufacturers to up their security game? As expected, there are arguments on both sides of the issue.
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How Smart Are Smart Cities? Balancing Innovation With Privacy

Mo Connections, Mo Vulnerabilities. The more connected IoT devices a smart city employs, the greater the risk to individual privacy. This blog explores one example of a company working on smart city technology and the security challenges it exemplifies - Sidewalk Labs, owned by Google’s parent company, Alphabet Inc. and one of the leading organizations in the field.

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