Posts Tagged 'Internet of Things'

Toys offer a unique insight into a time, place and culture that has come and gone. While the Romans had small wooden horses and the Victorians had porcelain dolls, today’s children are exposed to a danger unique to their generation: Internet-connected toys that enable cybercrime. Exhibit A: the Fisher-Price Smart Toy Bear. On the surface, […]

No organization will ever be impervious to breaches, but efficient organizations can lower their overall spend. The intense demand for trained information security and privacy practitioners is reflective of the convergence of technology, productivity, and profitability. CIOs and CISOs that balk at enabling more mobile, cloud, and Internet of Things (IoT) tools not only find […]

With the growth of the Internet of Things, going from 15 billion to 200 billion devices by 2020, and the focus by attackers to get further down the stack, silicon-based security will play an increasing role in protecting technology and users. As attackers evolve, they get stronger, smarter, and more resourceful. Traditional defensive structures must […]

The focus on the security of automobiles and the transportation sector as a whole (planes, trains, etc.) is steadily increasing. In 2015 we saw major vulnerabilities in automotive technology, in which researchers were able to remotely take control of vehicles, including the acceleration, braking, and steering. There were also reports of weaknesses in commercial airlines that could […]

In a live roundtable webcast yesterday, five Intel Security experts discussed predictions from the McAfee Labs 2016 Threats Predictions report, which was published at the end of last year. The webcast was moderated by Raj Samani, Intel Security VP & CTO. Raj was joined by Intel Security experts Bruce Snell, Security & Privacy Director, Matthew […]