Jan 26, 2017 10:01:00 AM

An Internet of Hackable “Things” Threatens Your Business

In this column, I try to avoid “buzz words” and jargon. Information security is complex enough without them. The security industry is overrun with companies that intend to confuse you with marketing bullet points, wrapped up as new concepts and trends, in the hopes that you will cut them a check. Meanwhile, you are the one that will bear the ultimate responsibility for risks they know you don’t understand.

Topics: IoT Security, Internet of Things

Mar 8, 2016 10:00:00 AM

Securely Integrating the Internet of Things

Last week, members of the security industry gathered for the annual RSA Conference to discuss the latest topics in information security, from the Apple vs. FBI encryption debate to the latest innovations in security software. Perhaps one of the hottest topics at RSA this year surrounded the risks posed by devices that make up the ‘Internet of Things.’ From automated manufacturing processes to industrial control systems, all the way down to the appliances in an office breakroom, IoT technologies are changing the way businesses are operating, making systems more efficient, and allowing for greater productivity among organizations. However, with the enormous benefits of IoT come enormous security risks. 

Topics: Internet of Things