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Is Internet of Things becoming Internet of INSECURE Things?

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 28, 2016 5:51:14 AM / by Ameya Jhawar posted in Cybersecurity, Digital Security, IOT security

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While we are getting excited about the Internet of Things (IoT) becoming the future of everything, with all kinds of technology driven services, there has been an uneasy sense of anxiety with the security pros among'st us.

These concerns are many like Data Privacy Issues, Network & Critical Infrastructure Security issues, DDoS attacks, Targeted Attacks on Individuals,  etc.

After the recent security incidents related to security of IoT devices, these concerns have bubbled up to the top because attackers have begun to exploit the "sloppy security" in the IoT eco-system!

So what are the reasons why IoT is becoming everybody's favorite target?

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6 IoT Security Worries that could ruin your Internet-of-Things Party

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 8, 2016 2:03:28 AM / by Anupam Bonanthaya posted in Digital Security, basics of digital security, IOT security

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Reported Security Incidents on IoT (Internet of Things) components have increased 152% between 2014 and 2015. Looks like it will be even higher at the end of 2016.

This is at a point where the number of smart devices is expected to jump 5 X from 5 Billion in 2015 to 25 Billion in 2020, conservatively speaking. 

Internet of Things is becoming a favourite target for cyber attackers, and it is a no-brainer to predict that it will only become worse. 

More Smart Devices = More (Sensitive) Data = Higher Risk

In this post, check out the 6 basic security concerns with Internet of Things that you need to pay attention to, in order to enjoy the ride without falling off the roller coaster.

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Managing Information Risk For Digital Age: Why It's Not About Security

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 20, 2016 11:55:59 PM / by Sameer Shelke posted in Information security, infosec, Gartner, information risk, Digital Security

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Recently I had the opportunity to interact with industry thought leaders, analysts, practitioners and solution providers during the Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit.

I decided to approach the discussions as a student, with the objective of unlearning and learning. After more than two decades in the information security industry, it was a refreshing change to listen and learn without the "baggage” of pre-existing opinions.

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Pokemon GO - Security lessons you just cannot afford to miss !

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 15, 2016 5:41:46 AM / by Anupam Bonanthaya posted in Application security, Security, Digital Security, Pokemon Go

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This week in technology has been disruptive to say the least !

Pokémon GO, a location-based augmented reality mobile game has broken all previous records.

The mobile app has become so popular that it has become a social media phenomenon.  

So much that it is something that has changed and united the world for once. Now we all have a reason to believe that this game can solve all our problems !

Not the gaming kinds? It is still worth paying attention because it impacts all of us. Read on to know how...

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