The SOC is dead — long live the SOC!

Overwhelmed by existing traffic volumes and held back by a shortage of skilled workers, the average Security Operations Center is approaching a state of crisis – and the challenges will only worsen if SOCs don’t evolve. No doubt about it, the SOC’s mission is vital: detect and respond to all threats. Unfortunately, most SOCs today […]

Be aware: Connected toy security and privacy risks have arrived this holiday

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Internet-connected toys are popular – and your children may have received some over the holidays, but are you aware of the security risks? We know that IoT devices are notoriously insecure. Too often they are difficult to update when security vulnerabilities are uncovered — if users are notified of updates at all. The problem with […]

Ce que vous devriez déjà savoir à propos de l’Internet des objets

Il y a quelques semaines j’écrivais un article à propos des différentes étapes par lesquelles une entreprise doit passer avant de sauter le pas de l’Internet des objets (IoT). Je soulignais par exemple l’importance de centraliser et analyser les données collectées grâce aux appareils connectés. Mais pour y parvenir avec brio, il faut faire attention […]

Negative consequences of IoT could extend beyond cybersecurity

Last week, the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) published a 78-page technology assessment of emerging Internet of Things (IoT) technologies and their implications. Internet of Things: Status and Implications of an Increasingly Connected World was conducted at the request of Congress, and involved a review of current literature and expert input. Report authors named information security as […]

The IoT lesson you should have already learned

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A few weeks ago I wrote about the steps enterprises must take to get ready for the Internet of Things (IoT). I focused on the importance of managing and analyzing data generated from connected devices. Doing this successfully, however, is predicated on two things: connectivity and security. Without these, your IoT initiatives are doomed to underperform or, even […]