IoT Security

Cutting the wire: IoT security Part I
Are companies aware of the need for security in the new IoT world? How are they balancing the need for security with that of ease of use? Is security just an afterthought? Benjamin Cher finds out.
Invaders in the airspace: The problem with IoT security
The IoT is more vulnerable than we would like to think, and at HITB GSEC, Chris Rouland showed how hackers have breached IoT devices in ways we never imagined possible.
Accenture opens IoT centre in Singapore
Accenture has opened an Internet of Things (IoT) Centre of Excellence for Resources in Singapore, which the company said would help companies transform their businesses through a combination of “deep industry experience and innovative technologies.”
Retailers to spend US$2.5bil on IoT by 2020: Juniper Research
Retailers seeking to capitalise on IoT (Internet of Things) technologies will spend an estimated US$2.5 billion in hardware and installation costs, nearly a fourfold increase over this year’s estimated US$670 million spend, according to new data from Juniper Research.
Public sector increasingly targeted: Trend Micro Q2 2015 roundup
Corporate networks are no longer the only ones at risk, with cybercriminals also attacking Internet-connected physical infrastructure such as petrol stations and automated vehicular systems, according to Trend Micro Inc.
HP study on 10 smartwatches finds ALL vulnerable to attack
A study by Hewlett-Packard Co’s Fortify security research unit found that 100% of tested smartwatches contain significant vulnerabilities, including insufficient authentication, lack of encryption, and privacy concerns.
SafeChats aims to give messaging an encryption edge
Privacy should not be a concern for just individuals, but businesses also need to be aware of how tapped communications can affect them, according to Maxim Glazov, chief executive officer of Singapore-based SafeChats.
The six domains of network security, and fighting IT
Cybersecurity can be broken down into six domains, all of which are necessary to secure todays’ networks, according to Matt Alderman of Tenable Network Security.
Security startups need to look at ‘hard problems’
With new trends like the Internet of Things, big data and mobility, today’s security startups have it tougher than they did a few years ago, and may require the guiding hand of industry veterans, ventured a Singapore Government executive.
Cybersecurity: More money for less peace of mind
Chief information security officers (CISOs) often face a chaotic and confusing landscape when deciding the most efficient and cost-effective way to manage the risks posed by security to their business.
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