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…

The continuous use of compromised Internet of Things (IoT) devices to launch distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks has helped cybercriminals increase the complexity of their assaults, NETSCOUT’s Arbor Networks says. According to the company’s 13th Annual Worldwide Infrastructure Security Report (WISR), attackers focused on increasing complexity in 2017, and the exploitation of IoT devices…

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…

The Internet Society (ISOC), a global non-profit dedicated to ensuring the open development, evolution and use of the Internet, released “Paths to our Digital Future”, a report aimed at exploring the future of the Internet. Artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things hold huge potential to simplify and enhance people’s lives – but only if…