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Consumer IoT Security Labels: Transparency Push Intensifies

Data Breach Today

Vendors Want 'Clear, Consistent and Actionable Information' for Device Security Essential, real-time security information about every Internet of Things device should be clearly communicated to consumers before and after purchase, a consortium of technology vendors says in a list of IoT security principles, which recommend the use of "live labels." (..)

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BlackBerry to Separate Cybersecurity, IoT Businesses In 2024

Data Breach Today

Subsidiary IPO Will Split High-Growth IoT Unit From Low-Growth Cybersecurity Unit BlackBerry will split its $418 million cybersecurity business and $206 million IoT business into separate, independently operated entities following a strategic review that lasted five months.

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Managing Legacy Medical, OT, IoT Device Risk in Healthcare

Data Breach Today

While patient safety risks posed by unpatched security vulnerabilities in legacy medical devices often grab headlines, healthcare entities shouldn't underestimate the serious business risks involving other poorly secured IoT and OT gear used in healthcare settings, said Mohammad Waqas of Armis.

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Exploring the Boundless Possibilities of IoT: Connecting the World Through Smart Devices

Data Breach Today

Claro Enterprise Solutions' Kelly Rein on the Role of IoT Devices, AI-Based Video Scanning in Security Historically, IT and physical security teams have served in separate areas, but that is changing due to emerging threats such as a drone that landed on a firm's roof to steal data.

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STEPS FORWARD: Regulators are on the move to set much needed IoT security rules of the road

The Last Watchdog

New government rules coupled with industry standards meant to give formal shape to the Internet of Things (IoT) are rapidly quickening around the globe. When it comes to IoT, we must arrive at specific rules of the road if we are to tap into the full potential of smart cities, autonomous transportation and advanced healthcare.

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New Online Platform Coordinates IoT Bug Reports

Data Breach Today Seeks to Improve Bug Reporting for Connected Devices A new online platform called is aiming to become the go-to place for reporting and viewing reports on software flaws in IoT devices.

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KrebsOnSecurity Hit By Huge New IoT Botnet “Meris”

Krebs on Security

The assault came from “ Meris ,” the same new “Internet of Things” (IoT) botnet behind record-shattering attacks against Russian search giant Yandex this week and internet infrastructure firm Cloudflare earlier this summer. Cloudflare recently wrote about its attack , which clocked in at 17.2 In its Aug.

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