Why health care cybersecurity is in ‘critical condition’

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government-sponsored Health Care Industry Cybersecurity Task Force delivered more than 100 recommendations to the Department of Homeland Security to make medical technology more resistant to hackers. READ MORE FROM ‘NO PANACEA FOR MEDICAL CYBERSECURITY’.

Triaging modern medicine’s cybersecurity issues

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Hackers often talk about practicing good “cybersecurity hygiene” : making sure that basic standards, such as using unique passwords for each log-in, are met. ”—Jacki Monson, chief privacy and information security officer, Sutter Health. READ MORE ON MEDICAL SECURITY.

The state of IoT security: OWASP Top Ten highlights challenges


How has the security of the Internet of Things evolved in recent years? Now, for the first time since 2014, OWASP has updated its own Top Ten list of IoT Vulnerabilities. Security, Information Security, Internet of Things (IoT), Information Security (Info Sec TechBeacon last visited the topic in 2017 and found the picture to be troubling at best.

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How hackers are approaching medical cybersecurity

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READ MORE ON MEDICAL CYBERSECURITY. Dr. Paul Pugsley’s medical cybersecurity crisis in the Emergency Room was part of a simulation at the CyberMed Summit 2018 to teach doctors about complications that can arise from cyberattacks against medical devices and hospitals.

Primer: What DDoS attacks could mean for IoT

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More than 40,000 computer servers are at risk of becoming conscripts in the next major DDoS assault because they haven’t been patched and updated , according to a study published last week by cybersecurity company Rapid7.

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IoT, Not People, Now the Weakest Link in Security


Do a quick search on “people weakest link” and you’ll see a raft of articles in which cybersecurity experts and computer scientists point to employees or end users as the biggest vulnerability. The post IoT, Not People, Now the Weakest Link in Security appeared first on DevOps.com.

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6 cybersecurity trends we’re thankful for

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You might think of cybersecurity professionals as tech’s collective “ watchers on the wall ”—the guardians who let you know when doom is coming. Here are six things on the cybersecurity and privacy front we’re glad that organizations are helping consumers become more aware of than ever before.

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Reasons why every IoT development company is using.NET?


We have been speculating that more and more Internet of Things companies are coming on the scene and the best thing is that they are using.NET as the foundational framework of the most of the IoT mobile apps being created these days. You may wonder why IoT is becoming the necessity these days.

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The Consumer IoT Market at a Glance


The consumer Internet of Things (IoT) market is crowded and complex, with several market segments that organizations must consider when evaluating their needs. This wave of growth has already started, as evidenced by the wide array of vendors inhabiting the consumer IoT space today.

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Next up on hackers’ IoT target list: Gas stations

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Two security researchers in Israel have new evidence that gas station systems, from cash registers to fuel pumps, are connected to the Internet and exposed to malicious hackers. Hackers call for federal funding, regulation of software security.

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Is Your Smart Home/ IoT Device the Weak Link in Your Security?


The ideal scenario of a smart home and other IoT devices actually sounds quite Utopian. Read more » The post Is Your Smart Home/ IoT Device the Weak Link in Your Security? Uncategorized breach cybersecurity data management data security hacks IoT smart home

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New botnet Torii showcases next stage of IoT abuse, researchers say

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Security researchers have caught hackers lashing together Internet-connected devices in a botnet they’re calling Torii, which uses techniques not seen in an IoT botnet before—including intercepting and stealing data, and using the Tor Project network to hide its network traffic.

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Cybersecurity On Call: Balancing Connectivity and Cybersecurity with Paul Roberts


LockState learned a hard lesson around cyber and IoT security –as well as customer trust. To learn more about how the industry is balancing connectivity with cybersecurity, we have invited Paul Roberts to join us. Paul is the founder and Editor in Chief of The Security Ledger, an independent security news website that explores the intersection of cyber security with the Internet of Things.

Defending Against IoT “Accidental” Insider Threats


Read Jason Soroko article about how to protect yourself against accidental Internet of Things insider threats on IoT for All : When considering insider threats faced by the Internet of Things (IoT) systems, few will be surprised to learn that protecting a network with a growing number of connected devices from a maliciously motivated insider […]. Cyber Security News

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Cybersecurity on Call: Nation-State Cyber Operations with Patrick Tucker


If you enjoyed this podcast, click here to hear other cybersecurity industry influencers on their take on the latest trends. Like us on SoundCloud and follow us so you’re always up on current events in the world of cybersecurity. The post Cybersecurity on Call: Nation-State Cyber Operations with Patrick Tucker appeared first on Cloudera Blog.

IoT: Make Mine a Standard


Defining these is, therefore, a crucial element, and Cloudera is now taking part in just that for the biggest revolution we’ve seen in business and society: the Internet of Things (IoT). Standards for IoT. Architecture for IoT. Open source for IoT.

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Reasons to hire IoT developer to transform the industrial sphere


An IoT development company is much in demand these days because Internet of Things (IoT) is slowly sprawling into the industrial sphere with each passing day. Any IoT developer that is able to create IoT apps for industries and large-scale businesses will be in much demand and will have the chance to become popular in the IT industry. It is utmost important to be very much updated about the latest trends that are ruling the IoT industry to be a developer.

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Mueller’s indictment of election hackers a cybersecurity ‘wake-up call’

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As Dave Aitel, former NSA cybersecurity analyst and the current chief security technical officer of cybersecurity company Cyxtera tells The Parallax, the details of the indictment indicate the high level of confidence the Justice Department has in its charges. Regardless of U.S.

How IOT may impact your Mobile App Development


IoT states to a system of articles or gadgets that involve established innovation, which empowers them to convey and cooperate with one another. IoT is ending up logically mainstream on account of its ease of utilization and the comfort it brings to the table.

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IoT in the Age of Everything Connected


New challenges in securing industrial environments due to increased IOT device connectivity and automation

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The IoT: Still feature rich, security poor


How to prevent IoT hacks: Secure your software before you release it. So why aren’t more IoT device manufacturers doing it? The post The IoT: Still feature rich, security poor appeared first on Software Integrity Blog.

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Blockchain Technology can be Critical to IoT Infrastructure Security


Read why Floyd DCosta says that blockchain technology could be a crucial cog in the Internet of Things infrastructure on Entrepreneur : The era of the Internet of things (IoT) is upon us and it is impacting our lives. Today, technology has pervaded into nearly all walks of life, and constant innovation has made it […]. Blockchain and Cryptocurrency CTO News

Here Are the Top Cybersecurity Insights for Public Sector


A new global study conducted by Ponemon Institute explores cyber risk in the public sector: What are the top priorities for public sector cybersecurity leaders in 2019? Cybersecurity in public sector: five insights you need to know. High schools teach information security courses.

The Internet of (Secure) Things – Embedding Security in the IoT


We’re seeing a glimmer of the future – the Internet of Things (IoT) – where anything and everything is or contains a sensor that can communicate over the network/Internet. The underlying technology enabling IoT is Machine-to-Machine (M2M) communications. By George Romas.

Smart Cities Cybersecurity Challenge


Smart Cities will become a full-scale cyber war battleground unless Congress mandates cybersecurity. The biggest danger in Smart Cities is the assumption that IoT sensors communicating over a 5G fabric to Machine Learning and Blockchain systems will be safe from cyberattacks. Big Data and Analytics Cloud Computing CTO Cyber Security Cyber War Government Cyberwar smart city

2017 in cybersecurity and privacy news

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From rampant ransomware to the Equifax breach to geopolitical machinations, it’s hard not to be a cynic about the past 12 months of security and privacy news. And not all federal cybersecurity decisions this year were necessarily harmful to consumers.

Bayshore Networks: Cloud- and on-premises-based IoT cybersecurity technology for industrial enterprises


With this post we are initiating coverage of Bayshore Networks in our IoT Companies category. For a brief introduction see the video at this link and embedded below: The Industrial IoT refers to connected machines — specifically, industrial machines that are now connected to the Internet.

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Building an Open Data Processing Pipeline for IoT


IoT is expected to generate a volume and variety of data greatly exceeding what is being experienced today, requiring modernization of information infrastructure to realize value. The IoT integration hub. Watch the on-demand webinar on An Open Source Architecture for IoT.

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PFP Cybersecurity: Providing iron-clad identity for any device and detecting any anomalous behavior


The closest category of security solutions might be those of identity management, authentication and authorization but they are doing these things for hardware, not people. IAM IoT Companies Security Scanning And Testing PFP Cybersecurity

An End-to-End Open & Modular Architecture for IoT


While the Internet of Things (IoT) represents a significant opportunity, IoT architectures are often rigid, complex to implement, costly, and create a multitude of challenges for organizations. An Open, Modular Architecture for IoT. End-to-End Data Security & Compliance.

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A critical look at Gartner’s top 10 IoT trends


Read Fredric Paul analyze Gartner’s predictions for the Internet of Things connected devices on Network World : At Gartner’s Symposium/ITExpo in Barcelona, Spain, earlier this month, the research firm shared a report on 10 strategic trends affecting the Internet of Things (IoT) from 2019 to 2023. In the report, titled Top Strategic IoT Trends and Technologies Through […]. Artificial Intelligence CTO Cyber Security Internet of Things News

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Why We Need a Security and Privacy “Nutrition Label” for IoT Devices


Things are getting worse as the growing number of home IoT devices increases their aggregate attack surface

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Use Hyper-Converged Infrastructure to Simplify IoT Projects at the Edge

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Rohit Goyal is the principal product marketing manager for IoT and AI at Nutanix. Rohit attended the Worcester Polytechnic Institute where he acquired a bachelor's degree in Management Information Systems. Do More with IoT Data. Rohit Goyal.

Ransomware Exponentially Increasing as IoT Provides Physical Targeting Opportunities


Ransomware is increasingly targeting multiple industries with downtime and lost productivity as its attack surface expands beyond the virtual realm to the physical via the Internet of Things (IoT), however, organizations can posture against this threat with a comprehensive approach to risk management. CTO Cyber Security News Attack surface Internet of Things IoT ransomwareCrystal Lister.

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2016 Internet of Things (IoT) Predictions


Gartner predicts that number of IoT devices in use worldwide will grow from an estimated 5 billion in 2015 to some 25 billion connected devices by 2020. The best business strategies will perfectly balance the ever-growing IoT market opportunities versus a rapidly evolving threat environment. To help IoT solution providers define their 2016 product roadmap, here are some of INSIDE Secure’s top IoT predictions for the year: IoT hype will become reality.

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Pushing Computers to the Edge: Next Generation Security and Privacy Controls for Systems and IoT Devices


The title of his talk is "Pushing Computers to the Edge: Next Generation Security and Privacy Controls for Systems and IoT Devices.". The full presentation is at this link and embedded below: CTO Cyber Security NewsBob Gourley.

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IoT, AI, Blockchain: what does the future hold for mobile Healthcare


As technological advancements continue to impact every sector of life, new tech advancements such as IoT , AI , and Blockchain have become a significant part of mobile healthcare too. These numbers prove the fact that the digital trends such as IOT, AI, and Blockchain are here to stay. While no technology can replace doctors completely, a computerized system provides a secure platform for those who live in remote areas and are not able to access healthcare facilities readily.

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What network pros need to know about IoT


Read why Dan Tynan says that network professionals should be prepared for prepared for management complexity, immature standards, IoT security challenges on Network World : Architecting for the Internet of Things creates a whole new ballgame for network pros. Gartner predicts there will be more than 20 billion IoT devices in the world by 2020.

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Your “intelligent” office building is one giant, vulnerable IoT device


We have previously provided context on how the rise of smart cities is creating battlegrounds of the future (see: Smart Cities Cybersecurity Challenge and Getting Real About Smart Cities and Open Data and Modern Battle of Manassas). CTO Cyber Security Cyber War Internet of Things News

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3 tips to secure your connected home

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5 questions to ask before buying an IOT device. How to secure your home Wi-Fi. New ‘secure’ devices aren’t cheap. First, Michaud says, use a separate email account for your finance and banking services from the email account you use to manage your IoT devices.