Like the rise of BYOD culture in the enterprise, the explosion of IoT devices generates a new set of challenges for security professionals.
IBM is investing heavily in cognitive computing and other emerging technologies designed to help analysts secure the growing number of IoT devices.
A new potential problem for ICS security stems from CODESYS, a hardware-independent middleware layer for programming IIoT and ICS devices.
Iot devices are now under threat from a new strain of malware. BrickerBot infects vulnerable Linus-based endpoints and makes them permanently unusable.
Just in time for IoT Day, the Mirai botnet is launching attacks with a new trick up its sleeve: a built-in bitcoin mining component.
The IBM X-Force team tracked the weaponization of IoT devices and found that the threat of so-called thingbots increased dramatically in 2016.
A distributed DDoS attack can now net fraudsters revenue that any private company would envy: Done right, attackers can reach 95 percent profit margins.
The Internet of Things is growing rapidly, and more devices means more opportunities for attackers to expose IoT security gaps.
A good security strategy must constantly evolve and adapt to current threats, new protective tools and burgeoning vulnerabilities.
The expanding Internet of Things brings new attack vectors, and cybersecurity experts will need new methods of incident response and forensics to keep up.