Three things every IoT manufacturer should do to improve security

There’s no question that the Internet of Things is the new security battleground. Internet-connected webcams, HVAC systems, cars, TVs, watches, printers and more are giving people more use out of their devices. But these devices also open doors to hackers who want to steal corporate data, lasso thousands of devices into botnets that can launch DDoS attacks, […]

Why data security is really everyone’s challenge today

The prevalence and proliferation of connected devices has undoubtedly improved efficiency in people’s lives, but the massive amounts of personal data required to operate such devices has raised numerous safety and security concerns. We spoke with Gerald Reddig, Nokia’s head of security marketing, and Daisy Su, Nokia’s connected device platform marketing manager, to gain a better […]

5 questions for IoT about what we could learn from the WannaCry hack

Last Friday here in Europe, we saw over 50,000 companies and over 100 countries hit by the WannaCry ransomware attack. In Germany, digital display boards at Deutsche Bahn train stations were inoperable. In Spain, internal computers were down at telecommunications provider Telefonica. In the UK, the National Health Service (NHS) was hit, with staff unable to access patient records, some phones down […]

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Dell gumshoes your unsafe enterprise security practices

Dell recently conducted a survey involving 2,608 global professionals working for companies in the enterprise sector with 250 or more employees. The results of this survey are no less than shocking and should be of interest to any business that deals with secure private or corporate information. These days, we trust corporations with our most private information. We trust […]

What should be the requirements in IoT communication?

The future is coming fast, connectivity is a commodity, and IoT is upon us; steadily taking shape, growing in popularity, and becoming a reality. To assure growing adoption rates and usage, there are certain requirements and caveats on which we must agree. Otherwise, it will either be a passing trend or just an early adopter’s […]

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Is security the biggest threat to industrial IoT?

Insiders are eagerly awaiting the widespread adoption of the Industrial IoT. Digital automation took time-consuming manual duties and streamlined them to function without any human input. These automation systems are made up of three main components: sensors, logic, and actuators. The sensors measure the process variables, the logic system determines how the system should respond, […]