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IoT security: IT's biggest headache

The internet of things encompasses connected devices on a massive scale, actionable data and innovative business models – and it also brings unprecedented security challenges.

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Good tech talent is still hard to find (how to bridge the gap)

Companies have big plans for digital transformation, but the lack of skilled IT talent remains an obstacle. Here’s how to cope.

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What is Shodan? The search engine for everything on the internet

Defenders find this simple tool valuable for finding vulnerable devices attached to the web that need to be secured.

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Earn your IoT security certification

Insider Pro subscribers have free access to an online course that leads to a Certified IoT Security Practitioner (CIoTSP) certification.

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Can microsegmentation help IoT security?

Deploying microsegmentation as part of a broad IoT security strategy can enable more granular control of network systems and better isolation if a security flaw is exploited.

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5 OT security takeaways CISOs need to communicate to stakeholders

Operational technology security requires a different approach than IT security. Here are key takeaways CSOs need to communicate to other executives and boards of directors.

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Shining light on dark data, shadow IT and shadow IoT

What's lurking in the shadows of YOUR organization? What you don't know can hurt you. Insider Pro columnist Mike Elgan looks at how your business is at risk and offers six steps to minimize it.

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IoT vendors ignore basic security best practices, CITL research finds

New measurements by the CITL mass fuzzing project show just how bad things really are--and how IoT device makers could radically increase binary security with one day of engineering work.

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Data privacy in the IoT age: 4 steps for reducing risk

As internet of things (IoT) devices proliferate, corporate security teams face a steep challenge around data privacy. Here's what you can do now to protect your company.

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Critical VxWorks flaws expose millions of devices to hacking

Researchers have found 11 serious vulnerabilities in VxWorks, the world's most popular real-time operating system (RTOS) that powers over 2 billion devices including enterprise network firewalls and routers, industrial controllers and...

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Over 90% of data transactions on IoT devices are unencrypted

A report from Zscaler reveals some troubling facts about the risks posed by network-connected IoT devices.

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Apple kills a product, blockchain jobs spike, and the potential for cloud VR | TECH(feed)

Fresh off its services showcase, Apple announced plans to kill a buzzed-about hardware product. Plus, jobs related to blockchain are up and learn how virtual reality may use 5G networks.

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Russia demands VPN provider access | TECH(feed)

On today’s episode of TECH(feed), we talk about the first unicorn (that is, a startup valued at over $1 billion) to go public this year, whether or not United States criticism has affected Huawei revenue and how the Russian government...

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Apple showcases new streaming service, plus, Facebook's outage | TECH(feed)

Its servers were down for hours, and then news broke that two of Facebook’s top executives are leaving the company. We’ll take a look at that on today’s episode of TECH(feed). We’ll also discuss Apple new video streaming service.

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Uber settles lawsuit | TECH(feed)

Uber settled a years-old lawsuit ahead of its I.P.O., the British government unveils a report suggesting stricter regulation of the tech industry and we reveal how the financial industry can apply blockchain… but it’s not...

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Facebook's new strategy, and Apple adds robotics to supply chain | TECH(feed)

Tesla flip-flopped its strategy to shutter retail stores, Apple is increasingly using robots to manufacture products and Mark Zuckerberg unveiled a vision to pivot Facebook to a privacy-focused platform.

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7 hot cybersecurity trends (and 4 going cold)

Is that security trend hot or not? From tools and technologies to threats, tactics, and training, the numbers don't lie.

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Blockchain spending swells, plus, see who's leaving Facebook | TECH(feed)

A ride-hailing giant in Southeast Asia is about to get even bigger after securing billions in funding, blockchain spending is rapidly increasing, and find out which social media platform are young people leaving on today’s episode of...

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Huawei’s possible lawsuit, ransomware readiness, old malware resurfaces | TECH(feed)

The ongoing battle between the U.S. and Huawei could soon go to court as Huawei reportedly prepares to sue the U.S. government. Plus, 2019 will see ride sharing companies going public… but which will be first? And as a decade-old...

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