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Chief information security officers who work with the U.S. Department of Defense must understand and comply with the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification requirements, but even organizations that do not work with the government can learn from the CMMC. In early 2020, the U.S. Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment released
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PKI use is increasing due to the growing impact of the Internet of Things (IoT). According to research by Thales e-Security and the Ponemon Institute of 1688 IT and security practitioners, 44% said that IoT was the most important trend driving the adoption of applications using PKI as a core enterprise asset and a root
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When people think about IoT devices, many often think of those that fill their homes. Smart lights, ovens, TVs, etc. But there’s a whole other type of IoT devices that are inside the home that parents may not be as cognizant of – children’s toys. In 2018, smartwatches, smart teddy bears, and more are all
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Since January 1st of 2018, a barrage of cyber attacks and data breaches have hit almost every industry, targeting businesses large and small, many of which are now from IoT devices. By 2025, it is estimated that there will be approximately 75 billion connected devices around the world. With more IoT devices ­–from wearables and
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Far-fetched though it may sound, the answer is yes, according to researchers, who show that electrical grids and smart home appliances could make for a dangerous mix Cybercriminals could rope internet-connected household appliances into a botnet in order to manipulate the demand side of the power grid and, ultimately, cause anything from local outages to
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Internet-connected irrigation systems suffer from security gaps that could be exploited by attackers aiming, for example, to deplete a city’s water reserves, researchers warn Security researchers have warned of a potential attack that – using a “piping botnet” of internet-connected irrigation systems that water simultaneously – could impact a city’s water system to the point
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‘Insight’ into Home Automation Reveals Vulnerability in Simple IoT Product Eoin Carroll, Charles McFarland, Kevin McGrath, and Mark Bereza contributed to this report.  The Internet of Things promises to make our lives easier. Want to remotely turn lights and appliances on and off and monitor them online? A “smart plug,” a Wi-Fi–connected electric outlet, is
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Do you think as yourself as living in a “smart home”? If you look around you may notice that you are surrounded by internet-connected, computing devices, including IP cameras, speakers, doorbells, and even refrigerators. These physical products embedded with electronics and software are generally referred to as the Internet of Things (IoT). IoT products differ
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The FBI has been forced to post a public service announcement warning of the dangers of unprotected IoT devices. In another sign of the growing threat posed by compromised smart devices, the update late last week claimed that attackers are using them as proxies to maintain anonymity and obfuscate network traffic. Doing so enables them