Posts Tagged 'Internet of Things'
In the McAfee Labs 2016 Threats Predictions report, published today, we developed two distinct views of the future. For the first section of the report, we interviewed 21 key people within Intel Security’s McAfee Labs, Foundstone Professional Services, and the Office of the CTO’s Advanced Threat Research teams. They were asked to look over the horizon and […]
Connected devices are working wonders for managing treatment, but their integration with consumer technology and cloud computing raises significant security issues. What has been happening over the past week or month with your blood pressure, heart rate, glucose level, respiration, or oxygen levels? How much and what type of exercise do you do, and what […]
For a while now I’ve been working to define an architecture for securing homes from cyber threats – not just your PC or Mac – we have that covered with our award winning products – I’m worried about your TV, your game console, your digital thermostat – all the other “computers” in your home which […]
This post was written with the invaluable assistance of Steve Watson of Intel. On April 14, Verizon released its 2015 Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR). Since then, McAfee Labs posted three blogs (here, here, and here) expanding on the DBIR’s Appendix D discussion of the security of the Internet of Things. In this final blog […]
Protecting the Internet of Things means protecting the privacy of customers and colleagues. Most of the devices in the Internet of Things (IoT) reside outside of your security wall. Some, such as mobile point-of-sale terminals and other publicly accessible devices, are outside because they could be a gateway for malicious attacks. Others, such as sensors […]