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Pandemic Fuels Ransomware Crime

Pandemic Fuels Ransomware Crime

The number of extortionist software attacks has not only become more numerous in 2021, but also causes greater damage.

IoT Security: SmartTV and Ransomware

IoT Security: SmartTV and Ransomware

Coming soon to a TV near you: ransomware! Darren Cauthon, a software programmer from Olath (KS), recently described on Twitter how malware can affect consumer electronic devices like TV sets.

Rise of Machines Report Highlights Connected Device Security Trends During COVID

Rise of Machines Report Highlights Connected Device Security Trends During COVID

Ordr, an expert in agentless connected device security, just released its annual report on the state of connected devices, titled “Rise of the Machines 2021: State of Connected devices — IT, IoT, IoMT and OT.” It addresses pandemic-related cybersecurity challenges.

Interview Thomas Pilz: Cyberattack victim- Fight like Rocky!

Interview Thomas Pilz: Cyberattack victim- Fight like Rocky!

CEO Thomas Pilz talked with Smart Industry about how it feels to be a cyberattack victim and what he thinks is the best way to defend against
cybercriminals.

ICS Vulnerabilities: No Lockdown for ICS Hackers

ICS Vulnerabilities: No Lockdown for ICS Hackers

Industrial control system vulnerabilities are increasing – at the same time, awareness of the security of industrial networks is growing. ■ by Chen Fradkin Few of us will have fond memories of 2020, a transformative year that forced businesses worldwide to rethink and reprioritize remote workforces, their impact on productivity […]

The EU Cybersecurity Act: A Price worth Paying

The EU Cybersecurity Act: A Price worth Paying

A host of new rules should improve cybersecurity, but some industry groups warn these will add to costs and administrative burdens and may even spawn confusion and ambiguity.

IoT and Data Ownership: Your Device your Data?

IoT and Data Ownership: Your Device your Data?

Greater openness across IoT data ecosystems will result in a broader range of services being offered to end users.

Cyber Threat Report: SonicWall 2019 Mid-Year Report

Cyber Threat Report: SonicWall 2019 Mid-Year Report

SonicWall has announced the findings from its mid-year update of the 2019 “Cyber Threat Report”, based on data from more than 1 million international security sensors in over 200 countries

IoT and Commercial Insurance: Disruption insured

IoT and Commercial Insurance: Disruption insured

Digital disruption is about to hit commercial insurers full force as the industry prepares to undergo major transformation. IoT will be at the heart of many of the new initiatives as insurance firms find new ways of using IoT data to assess customers, reduce premiums, and provide real-time warnings.

IoT Health-Care: A shot of…

IoT Health-Care: A shot of…

The value of the IoT health-care sector is set to surpass $136 billion by 2021. As the prospect of truly connected health care becomes a reality, which digital services should hospitals be looking to adopt to better serve patients.