In March, Poland-based Security Explorations reported identifying nearly 20 vulnerabilities in the latest version of Oracle Java Card (version 3.1), including weaknesses that can be exploited to compromise the security of chips using this technology. The firm has continued analyzing the software and it now claims to have found 34 issues. Java Card technology is…

BlackBerry, which recently announced the acquisition of endpoint security firm Cylance for $1.4 billion in cash, says its Secure technology can be licensed by third-party vendors for their Internet-connected devices. The Secure feature packs provide manufacturers a framework that should help them build safer and more secure products without the need to internally develop cybersecurity…

As the workforce becomes increasingly mobile, organizations must adapt their security strategies to account for the enlarged threat surface. While mobility undeniably helps organizations boost productivity, it also creates considerable weaknesses in the IT environment. How can companies strike a balance between giving employees the 24/7 access they need to perform their jobs and protecting…

There’s a hazard that comes with introducing any new element into patient care whether it’s a new drug or a connected device. These four steps will help keep patients safe. It’s estimated that by 2025, more than 30 percent of all Internet of Things (IoT) devices will be dedicated to the realm of healthcare – more than…

The introduction of a new generation of connected, intelligent devices into the workplace has helped businesses become more productive, serve customers more efficiently and expand into new markets. But as more smart devices join the burgeoning Internet of Things (IoT), the transition has scrambled the historical notion of the corporate endpoint. We’ve moved beyond the…

I recently bought a fitness band to track my daily workouts and quickly got hooked. The invaluable insights it provided through data analysis, coupled with the constant reminders it pushed out to help me achieve my fitness goals, got me thinking about how the Internet of Things (IoT) is transforming our way of life and shaping our…