As the investigation into the hacking of a water treatment facility in Florida continues, cybersecurity experts say the incident points to the urgent need to enhance operational technology security. Here are five key questions the incident raises.
Researchers at the security firm Netlab have identified a previously undocumented botnet dubbed "Matryosh" that is targeting vulnerable Android devices to help build its network so it can conduct distributed denial-of-service attacks.
Certain Geeni doorbells and security cameras made by IoT company Merkury Innovations contain serious flaws. The flaws will be fixed this month, more than three months after the company was notified. Major retailers, including Walmart, Amazon and Home Depot, sell the devices.
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The U.S. federal government is increasingly using IoT devices across its agencies, which has raised concerns about security. NIST has published draft guidance to help federal agencies navigate safe IoT deployment and use, says Kat Megas, program manager in NIST's Cybersecurity for IoT Program.
Singapore is expanding a labelling program that allows buyers to see at a glance the cybersecurity readiness of a consumer IoT device. The country's Cyber Security Agency will extend the voluntary program to IP cameras as well as smart door locks, lights and printers.
Microsoft is tackling IoT device security challenges with the Azure Sphere platform. Galen Hunt, Azure Sphere's managing director, describes how the platform draws upon hardware, software and services.
In the new EMA research report, Enterprise Zero Trust Networking Strategies: Secure Remote Access and Network Segmentation, the analyst Shamus McGillicuddy explores how network-based technology is the foundation of Zero Trust.
Shamus highlights that the Zero Trust model is a continuous cycle of establishing a...
You can’t secure what you can’t see. In fact, gaining visibility and control over all your devices is one of the most important, yet challenging tasks for IT and security teams. The number of connected devices has exploded. At the same time, there are more diverse devices – IoT, IoMT and OT—that are sometimes...
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After the occupation of the U.S. Capitol by pro-Trump rioters Wednesday, an emergency response plan to ensure federal computers were locked down apparently was not activated, some experts say. As a result, federal security teams are likely scrambling to detect and repair any damage done.
The massive pro-Trump demonstrations that saw large crowds riot and then occupy the U.S. Capitol building in Washington pose a significant potential cybersecurity threat as protesters appear to have gained access to at least one lawmaker's office, along with computer systems and other devices, some experts say.
New regulatory provisions that allow healthcare systems to make donations of cybersecurity technology and services to physician practices could help greatly bolster security in the sector, says attorney Julie Kass of law firm Baker Donelson.
The FBI is warning of a rise in "swatting attacks," which see hackers use compromised email accounts to access poorly-secured home smart devices that are equipped with cameras and voice capabilities to make hoax calls to emergency services.