Amid a maelstrom of cybersecurity threats and rampant hacking attempts that leverage the power of the IoT against itself, organizations are forced to realize that they are on the losing side of this war. As such, market vendors have no choice but to enhance their cybersecurity arsenal with more sophisticated tools which allow a deeper…

John Toterhi, a security researcher with IoT security company Finite State, believes that many of the security problems plaguing IoT devices are solvable problems through transparency. “Manufacturers who make their firmware public and follow GPL practices are doing themselves a huge favor: by making firmware public, manufacturers are enabling a world-wide network of the best…

BARCELONA, Spain, Nov. 06, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Today at VMworld 2018 Europe, VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW) showcased how, in collaboration with its customers and partners, it is shaping the future of cloud, mobile, networking and security – as well as innovating in emerging areas like containers, IoT, edge computing, artificial intelligence and machine learning. On stage at VMworld…

Woburn, MA – September 18, 2018 – Kaspersky Lab today released a new IoT report, which found that during the first half of 2018, IoT devices were attacked with more than 120,000 modifications of malware, which is more than triple the amount of IoT malware seen throughout 2017. Kaspersky Lab warns that the significant growth of malware families for smart…

LAS VEGAS, Aug. 27, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Today at VMworld® 2018, VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW) showcased a series of technology previews and demonstrations at the General Session Keynote designed to build on the company’s multi-year any cloud, any application, any device strategy. VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger also discussed the superpowers of technology – Cloud,…

The security of Internet of Things (IoT) devices, especially those intended for consumer use, tends to fall on a spectrum between “serious concern” and “industry joke.” Yet the fact is that a growing number of employees have various IoT devices in their homes — where they also could be connecting to an enterprise network to…

There were seven times more distributed denial (DDoS) attacks larger than 300 Gbps (gigabit per second) observed during the first six months of 2018 compared to the first half of 2017, NETSCOUT Arbor reveals. According to the security company’s latest threat intelligence report, the number of large DDoS attacks jumped from 7 to 47 year-over-year…

Digitally transformative technologies are shaping the way organisations do business and moving them to a data-driven world, with 94% of organisations using sensitive data in cloud, big data, IoT, container, blockchain and/or mobile environments, according to the 2018 Thales Data Threat Report. Digital transformation is driving efficiency and scale as well as making possible new business…