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IoT devices have serious security deficiencies due to bad random number generation

It's not the IoT vendors' fault. Lack of a cryptographically secure pseudo-random number generator subsystem for the internet of things devices will be vulnerable.

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Serious flaws in widespread embedded TCP/IP stack endanger industrial control devices

Critical vulnerabilities potentially affect millions of devices, but finding and patching them will be difficult.

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The race to secure 5G

The arrival of 5G technology introduces a new era of digital transformation. Security can't be an afterthought.

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DDoS explained: How distributed denial of service attacks are evolving

A distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack is when attackers attempt to make it impossible for a service to be delivered, typically by drowning a system with requests for data. They have been part of the criminal toolbox for twenty...

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Remote work raises threats from consumer IoT devices

With the rise of working from home, companies need to protect themselves against a wide range of consumer devices, including smart light bulbs.

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Publicly known support credentials expose GE Healthcare imaging devices to hacking

The vulnerability gives hackers a means to access sensitive data, execute malicious code on devices and impact their operation.

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New US IoT law aims to improve edge device security

The Internet of Things Cybersecurity Improvement Act will require device manufacturers to meet new security standards for government contracts. Carryover effect expected for the private sector.

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InterPlanetary Storm cross-platform P2P botnet infects computers and IoT devices

IPStorm's ability to infect Android, macOS and Windows devices as well as those that are Linux-based makes it much more dangerous.

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Edge computing: The next generation of innovation

The future of enterprise tech won't be confined to the data center mothership -- nor even the public cloud. Wedded to the internet of things, edge computing puts processing horsepower wherever it needs to go.

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Solar power shines light on security for the renewable energy industry

Solar power plants have massive numbers of vulnerable internet-connected devices. It's recent focus on cybersecurity is awakening the rest of the renewable energy industry to the threat.

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8 ways 5G mobile networks will change IoT security, and how to prepare

Every internet of things security issue will be greatly magnified in a 5G environment. Address these eight areas before you deploy your own.

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Critical flaws in embedded TCP/IP library impact millions of IoT devices across industries

The memory corruption flaws exist in a wide range of commercial and consumer devices, and can allow full takeover of them.

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New cybersecurity recommendations for US government target IoT, social media

The COVID-19 pandemic spurs the Cyberspace Solarium Commission policy initiative to issue a set of four security recommendations for the federal government in the wake of the crisis.

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4 ways edge computing changes your threat model

Edge computing provides more opportunities for attackers to access devices--and your network--remotely and physically. These are the risks you need to consider.

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Securing IoT requires a shift to a security fabric

The IoT era and the expectation that everything will be connected, accelerates the need to move away from point products and toward the concept of a security fabric.

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The Internet of Things in 2020: More vital than ever

Just when we needed it most, the internet of things is delivering gobs of data and remote device control across almost every industry, from healthcare to agriculture.

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How IoT changes your threat model: 4 key considerations

More IoT devices connected to your network increases your attack surface, lowers visibility to potential threats, and requires greater coordination between IT and OT.

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New, rapidly evolving IoT botnet Dark Nexus targets wide variety of devices

The sophisticated botnet also has high persistence and is capable of delivering different types of malware in addition to launching DDoS attacks.

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