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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...
Microsoft attempts to address IoT security problems

Sopris: Microsoft’s Solution to IoT Security Problems

MIT Technology Review recently named “Botnets of Things” as one of the top 10 breakthrough technologies in 2017. From internet-connected kiosks to medical devices,...
Ring Door Bell

Huge Vulnerability Discovered in the Ring Doorbell

Last October, a botnet comprised of ~100,000 Internet of Things (IoT) devices, driven by a virus called Mirai, launched a DDOS attack against Dyn...

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