Singapore Launches IoT Cybersecurity Labelling

Data Breach Today

Labels Will Indicate What Security Standards Products Meet Singapore has launched an IoT cybersecurity labelling program intended to improve the baseline security of internet-connected consumer products.

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New Online Platform Coordinates IoT Bug Reports

Data Breach Today

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

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The Time Is Now for IoT Security Standards

Dark Reading

Industry standards would provide predictable and understandable IoT security frameworks

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Real-time analytics on IoT data

IBM Big Data Hub

Join SingleStore and IBM on September 21, 2022 for our webinar “ Accelerating Real-Time IoT Analytics with IBM Cognos and SingleStore ”. Why real-time analytics matters for IoT systems. IoT systems access millions of devices that generate large amounts of streaming data.

Netskope CEO Sanjay Beri on Pushing Into SD-WAN, IoT Defense

Data Breach Today

How Endpoint DLP and IoT Security Tools Strengthen Netskope's SASE Platform Netskope has built out a full SASE stack and helped enterprises secure their physical devices through the recent acquisitions of Infiot and WootCloud.

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Domino's Takes a Methodical Approach to IoT

Dark Reading

The success of Domino's Flex IoT project can be attributed in large part to the security best practices it followed

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IoT Supply Chains: Where Risks Abound

Data Breach Today

ENISA Releases Guidance on Reducing IoT Supply Chain Risk IoT devices are like sausages: They're full of components of varying quality, and it's invariably disturbing to think about their origins.

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IoT and Cybersecurity: What’s the Future?

Security Affairs

IoT gizmos make our lives easier, but we forget that these doohickeys are IP endpoints that act as mini-radios. Department of Homeland Security described IoT security as a matter of homeland security. IoT devices expose users to two main weaknesses.

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IoT Security Dangers Loom as Office Workers Return

Data Breach Today

This is particularly true of IoT devices, as many have been left unprotected for months

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Skyrocketing IoT Bug Disclosures Put Pressure on Security Teams

Dark Reading

The expanding Internet of Things ecosystem is seeing a startling rate of vulnerability disclosures, leaving companies with a greater need for visibility into and patching of IoT devices

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Analysis: Keeping IoT Devices Secure

Data Breach Today

This edition of the ISMG Security Report analyzes whether IoT devices will outlive their security updates. Also featured: Why security spending needs to shift further upstream; could banks be custodians of identity

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Top IoT Security Solutions of 2021

eSecurity Planet

IoT security is where endpoint detection and response ( EDR ) and enterprise mobility management ( EMM ) meet the challenges of a rapidly expanding edge computing infrastructure. By year-end, total IoT device installations will surpass 35 billion and extend to 55 billion by 2025.

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How Amazon and Walmart Could Fix IoT Security

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Bruce Schneier Says Pressure on Retailers Could Fix Insecure IoT Supply Chains IoT devices can be made cheaply and quickly. But as a result, they may lack adequate security features.

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Attacks Escalating Against Linux-Based IoT Devices

eSecurity Planet

Incidents of malware targeting Linux-based Internet of Things (IoT) devices jumped by more than a third in 2021, with three malware families the primary drivers behind the increase. Threats to Open Source, IoT. Also read: Top IoT Security Solutions for 2022. IoT Protection Steps.

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Researchers: IoT Botnets Could Influence Energy Prices

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Paper Describes How Connected Devices Could Be Used to Manipulate Markets High-wattage IoT devices and appliances, such as connected refrigerators, air conditioners and heaters, could be turned into massive botnets by malicious actors and used to influence energy prices, according to an academic study released at Black Hat 2020.

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New Guidelines Spell Out How to Test IoT Security Products

Dark Reading

The proposed AMTSO guidelines offer a roadmap for comprehensive testing of IoT security products

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Singapore Expands Consumer IoT Labelling

Data Breach Today

Now Included: IP Cameras, Smart Door Locks, Lights and Printers Singapore is expanding a labelling program that allows buyers to see at a glance the cybersecurity readiness of a consumer IoT device.

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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.

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New Fido Protocol Simplifies IoT Device Onboarding

Data Breach Today

Standard Designed to Cut the Cost and Time to Securely Connect IoT Devices The Fido Alliance, an association that has developed voluntary authentication standards with a goal of minimizing the use of passwords, has launched an onboarding protocol for IoT devices that's designed to enhance security

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Malvertising Campaign Targets IoT Devices: GeoEdge

eSecurity Planet

A malicious advertising campaign originating out of Eastern Europe and operating since at least mid-June is targeting Internet of Things (IoT) devices connected to home networks, according to executives with GeoEdge, which offers ad security and quality solutions to online and mobile advertisers.

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US House Passes IoT Cybersecurity Improvement Act

Security Affairs

House of Representatives passed the IoT Cybersecurity Improvement Act, a bill that aims at improving the security of IoT devices. House of Representatives last week passed the IoT Cybersecurity Improvement Act, a bill designed to improve the security of IoT devices.

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Survey: Security Concerns Slow Down IoT Deployments

Data Breach Today

Preventing Ransomware and Other Malware Attacks Is Top of Mind for Enterprises Worries over ransomware and malware are slowing down enterprise IoT deployments, which is a reflection of the reputational and customer relationship risks at stake, according to a new survey.

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How IoT Changes Security

Data Breach Today

Steve Rog of ForeScout Technologies on Improving Security Hygiene The growth of IoT means traditional methods of security are inadequate, says Steve Rog of ForeScout Technologies, who calls for improvements in security hygiene

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'Heh' Botnet Targets Telnet on IoT Devices

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Researchers Say Bot Code Could Wipe Disks Clean Security researchers with the Chinese company Qihoo say they've spotted a new IoT botnet that brute forces telnet ports on routers and other devices and is coded with a command to erase infected devices

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FireEye, CISA Warn of Critical IoT Device Vulnerability

Data Breach Today

Researchers: Kalay Protocol Flaw Could Affect Millions of Connected Devices FireEye researchers and CISA are warning about a critical vulnerability that could allow an attacker to gain remote access to compromised IoT devices, such as connected security cameras, according to a report.

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Gartner on Enterprise IoT: Segment and Isolate Everything

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Tim Zimmerman Says Organizations Need IoT Security Policies What's that IoT device on your network? That's why Gartner analyst Tim Zimmerman says enterprises need to create IoT security policies and governance rules to reduce risk

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IoT Vendor Sierra Wireless Reports Ransomware Attack

Data Breach Today

Multiple Systems Impacted, Including Manufacturing and Internal IT Operations The Canadian Internet of Things manufacturer Sierra Wireless reported today it had suffered a ransomware attack over the weekend, forcing it to halt production at its manufacturing sites.

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2019 IoT Security Outlook

Data Breach Today

DigiCert just conducted a global study of how organizations across sectors are approaching IoT security. What are some of the best practices of the organizations that emphasize securing connected devices? Mike Nelson of DigiCert shares the findings

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IoT Devices a Huge Risk to Enterprises

eSecurity Planet

During a two-week period in December 2020, Zscaler analyzed more than 575 million device transactions and blocked more than 300,000 malware attacks aimed at IoT devices, a 700 percent increase over pre-pandemic numbers. Cloud IoT security remote workforce security

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Linux Trojan XorDdos Attacks Surge, Targeting Cloud, IoT

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Analysts have seen a massive spike in malicious activity by the XorDdos trojan in the last six months, against Linux cloud and IoT infrastructures

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Kaiji Botnet Targets Linux Servers, IoT Devices

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Researchers: Malware Is Capable of Launching DDoS Attacks Kaiji, a newly discovered botnet, is compromising Linux servers and IoT devices using brute-force methods that target the SSH protocol, according to the security firm Intezer.

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Federal IoT Guidelines Move Closer to Becoming Law

Data Breach Today

IoT Products Would Have to Meet Minimum Security Requirements for Use by Government Legislation that establishes minimum security standards for IoT devices procured by the federal government is moving closer to becoming law.

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Ransomware Attack Foils IoT Giant Sierra Wireless

Threatpost

The ransomware attack has impacted the IoT manufacturer's production lines across multiple sites, and other internal operations. Hacks IoT Malware

Even in Test Mode, New Mirai Variant Infecting IoT Devices

Data Breach Today

Researchers: 'Katana' Features Many Enhancements A greatly enhanced variant of the powerful Mirai botnet is already infecting IoT devices even though it's operating in a test environment, according to researchers at cybersecurity firm Avira Protection Lab

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The IoT Application Checklist

RFID Global Solution, Inc.

It was Kevin Ashton, co-founder of MIT’s Auto-ID Center, who first used … The IoT Application Checklist Read More ». The post The IoT Application Checklist appeared first on RFID Global Solution. Blog IoT iot applications iot platform

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Podcast: IoT Piranhas Are Swarming Industrial Controls

Threatpost

Enormous botnets of IoT devices are going after decades-old legacy systems that are rife in systems that control crucial infrastructure. Critical Infrastructure IoT Malware Podcasts Vulnerabilities Web Security

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P2P Weakness Exposes Millions of IoT Devices

Krebs on Security

iLnkP2p is bundled with millions of Internet of Things (IoT) devices, including security cameras and Webcams, baby monitors, smart doorbells, and digital video recorders. He found that 39 percent of the vulnerable IoT things were in China; another 19 percent are located in Europe; seven percent of them are in use in the United States. If the code stamped on your IoT device begins with one of these, it is vulnerable.

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The IoT Cybersecurity Act of 2020: Implications for Devices

eSecurity Planet

billion Internet of Things (IoT) devices. As more information about IoT device vulnerabilities is published, the pressure on industry and government authorities to enhance security standards might be reaching a tipping point. Implications for IoT devices.

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More Than 1,000 IoT Security Guidelines: Which One to Use?

Data Breach Today

Study Suggests Actionable Recommendations Would Improve IoT Security With more than 1,000 IoT security guidelines, recommendations and best practices, which ones should an organization follow?

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IoT Attacks Skyrocket, Doubling in 6 Months

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IoT Most Recent ThreatListsThe first half of 2021 saw 1.5 billion attacks on smart devices, with attackers looking to steal data, mine cryptocurrency or build botnets.

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