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.
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 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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.