IoT Security

used with permission from Norton by Symantec Recently, there have been reports in the media and online about state sponsored, targeted attacks moving into the router and IoT security space. While not an immediate threat to consumers, these kinds of attacks are examples of what could potentially be in store for router security in the coming months and years. What does this mean for me? Reports like these are reminders that we should pay more attention to the security of our router and home wi-fi. Once a home network is compromised via the router, an attacker can gain access to a treasure trove of informationRead More →

IoT Security internet of Things

used with permission from Tektonika (HP) by Karen Gilleland When you drive home, your garage door opens as you arrive. That toy bear Santa gave your kids talks and sounds just like you. Your smart wristwatch keeps tabs on your heart rate. You love the IoT world as much as everyone else, but most people are blissfully unaware of the need for IoT security and security training—until their data gets hacked. “Nonsense,” the victims say. “How can a garage door opener put my entire company’s data at risk?” If the device uses a web-based platform for opening the garage door, alerts are sent to aRead More →