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Preventing IoT Hacking – Takeaways from 3 IoT Security White Papers

IoT security is often perceived as a hotbed of failures. However, extensive progress is being made in the field and a multitude of companies...

Surviving the IoT Cyber Attack Pandemic

"The Internet of Things is turning into a security nightmare." So wrote Thomas Ricker, a respected systems engineer and deputy editor of the The Verge,...
Secure Connectivity - Why It's Important and How to Implement It

Secure Connectivity – Why It’s Important and How to Implement It

For many people, talking about security is about as interesting as a trip to the dentist. So why should you care about security? If you...
A Human-Centric Trust Model for the Internet of Things

A Human-Centric Trust Model for the Internet of Things

For IoT security to be successful, humans must trust the security, safety, and privacy of this massive transformation of the world. Most importantly, “ordinary...
Campus Safety - Addressing Safety Issues on Campuses with IoT

Campus Safety – Addressing Safety Issues on Campuses with IoT

The Power of Smart Technologies Cities, universities, and communities alike are increasingly in need of specialized smart services and purpose-driven innovation to increase campus safety....
IoT Examples In Cinema - IoT, Movies, and Lessons Learned From Fiction

IoT Examples In Cinema – IoT, Movies, and Lessons Learned From Fiction

Listen to the audio version of this article! Movies often explore how fictional technology might be used and especially how we might manage to muck...
The 5 Worst Examples of IoT Hacking and Vulnerabilities in Recorded History

The 5 Worst Examples of IoT Hacking and Vulnerabilities in Recorded History

IoT hacking can be unbelievably effective. By leveraging thousands (if not millions) of insecure connected devices, hackers can produce DDoS attacks that can cripple our...
The Hajime Worm - Is is the Solution to Mirai or the Next-Gen Botnet?

The Hajime Worm – Is it the Solution to Mirai or the Next-Gen Botnet?

Last November, a software engineer named Leo Linsky open-sourced an anti-worm “nematode” to combat Mirai, the malware behind the IoT security debacle that took...

Cyber Security Needs to Evolve

Over the past years, the European Commission has adopted a number of measures to ward off cyber incidents. For example, the directive on security...
Machine Learning Just Made It Really Easy To Break Into Your Phone

Machine Learning Just Made It Really Easy To Break Into Your Phone

We’ve all seen movies and television shows where a hacker sprinkles powder on the pin pad to reveal latent fingerprints and guesses the passcode...

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