Is It Time To Regulate the IoT?

US Senators just introduced new legislation to regulate the purchase of Internet of Things (IoT) devices. Why did they do it, and what chance is there of success? On August 1. the Internet of Things Cybersecurity Improvement Act would set minimum security requirements for federal procurements of connected devices. These include the ability to patch […]

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2017 security challenges

Video: What are the biggest security challenges in 2017?

From IoT to dealing with data at scale, the challenges for security pros in 2017 will be as daunting as ever. Last year at the tenth annual SecTor conference, security experts revealed what they thought the biggest challenges of the year might be – and we caught it all on camera. This is the first […]

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A Village for the Global Internet of Things

SecTor will feature a new IoT Village this year. Here’s what to expect, and why it’s important. The headlines are swimming with stories about the security challenges surrounding the Internet of Things. For many, though, it’s still an amorphous concept, with a bewildering array of device categories, connected in staggering numbers. This October, SecTor and […]

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Redefining Privacy in the Internet of Things

Should IoT devices tell you how they’re messing with your privacy? Or is privacy an illusion anyway? IBM has formed an entire business unit around it, Cisco says that there will be 50 billion devices connected to it, and governments are quietly grumbling about the privacy implications of it. Welcome to the Internet of Things. […]

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