Recently, there has been an increase in distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks that involve the use of compromised IoT devices like IP cameras, and it is extremely common today for organizations and consumers to purchase IoT devices. So how can … [Read more...] about How to reduce your IoT threat surface
What's this? What's this? There's IoT devices everywhere! … [Read more...] about IoT Security: The Nightmare After Christmas
Before you read this blog, stop and count every electronic device around you. I’m at my work desk; within a 1-meter radius, I have ten electronic devices. In a few years, if I replaced each item with freshly launched products, at least nine of those devices … [Read more...] about IoT Security Trends & Challenges
The Internet of Things (IoT) describes the wide array of devices (beyond traditional computers and mobile phones) that are today, or will be in the future, connected to the internet. According to Gartner, there will be 20.4 billion connected devices by 2020. … [Read more...] about Using NetFlow and Metadata Analysis to Reduce IoT Security Risks
With billions of devices coming online yearly, the world of IoT (Internet of Things) is upon us. Unfortunately, like any new technology, form and function greatly outweigh security, leaving businesses and individuals exposed. Due to this general disregard … [Read more...] about IoT Security with NetFlow/IPFIX
Can you say with certainty that none of your network devices have ever been pulled into a botnet army? If you don’t operate under the principal of least privilege, it’s likely that you can’t. This article will provide an overview of what least privilege means, … [Read more...] about IoT: What is Least Privilege?
It turns out, we were right; we just were looking at the wrong toys. In a recent article on Softpedia, Gabriela “Gaby” Vatu provides confirmation of what we have believed would happen with the continuing emergence of IoT. Effectively, internet-connected … [Read more...] about Protecting our privacy in the Internet of Toys
It has been a few months since we posted our white paper titled, “How Companies You Trust Are Stealing From You." Since then, we decided to investigate a couple of Internet-connected children's toys to monitor the traffic and determine if they too are taking … [Read more...] about Connected Christmas Toys and Your Children’s Data Privacy