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Security, Data, IoT, GDPR

3 weeks to go: Have you considered the impact of IoT on GDPR?

We are in the GDPR home straight with the finish line in sight. However, that thing we see is not the finish line but the deadline. We are now only weeks away from the inception of the new GDPR ...
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Security, authentication, Healthcare, medical iot, connected devices

Securing IoT Medical Devices – Benefits, Challenges, Requirements and Guidelines

Connected medical devices help improve patient health in many ways, such as allowing doctors to adjust implanted devices without resorting to dangerous invasive procedures, transmitting vital medical ...
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Security, IoT, iot security, botnet

Satori IoT botnet with zero-day powers and over 280,000 bots in 12 hours. Protect your IoT devices NOW

Back in October 2016 we experienced the Mirai botnet malware, which leveraged the use of weak credentials, particularly passwords – usually guessing the default passwords which manufacturer’s ship ...
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Security, IoT, strategy, boardroom

IoT security: a boardroom concern

Is cyber security an IT issue? Well – yes and no. Sure, the technical understanding of what needs to be done, how and why will always ultimately lie with a technology specialist, but the strategic ...
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Security, IoT, authentication, pki, device identity

How PKI has evolved to solve the IoT security issue

We all know that the ever-expanding Internet of Things (IoT) brings with it some significant security challenges. How can a vastly proliferating ecosystem of connected devices, many of them too small ...
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Security, IoT, authentication, Identity, IAM

Top 4 takeaways from IoT World Conference

Device Authority visited the IoT World conference in Santa Clara last week, which brings together hundreds of companies and leaders in the IoT space. As a team, we had a number of meetings with ...
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Security, IoT, authentication, Identity, IAM

IoT Security is too critical to be an optional extra – Security by design, from the beginning

$6 trillion will be invested in the Internet of Things (IoT) between 2015 and 2020, which will yield $12.6 trillion ROI over the next decade. 
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Security, IoT, Devices, Identity, Integrity, IAM

Device Identity and Integrity are the new perimeter for the IoT

In our earlier blog, we discussed the reasons why IoT Security needs a customer centric approach. This blog will follow on and explore the importance of having a strong device identity and integrity, ...
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Security, encryption, IoT, authentication, Devices, Cameras, pki

IoT Security needs a customer-centric approach: 7 challenges and their solutions

Security is typically left as an oversight for many products today, simply because it is deemed too difficult to do and to facilitate effectively at scale. Security for many products is poorly ...
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Security, IoT, DDOS, Cameras

IoT Security for Connected Surveillance Cameras

The IoT is expanding at a rapid rate and is expected to grow over the coming years at a pace which makes previous technology adoptions look insignificant. Predictions are that by 2020 there will be ...
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