IT leaders must be vigilant when using remote management software. Attackers can exploit these tools to infect devices with malware and build botnets.
Long-standing security threats such as social engineering are predicted to take on new dimensions in the year ahead.
The FTC will sponsor a contest during CES 2017 to develop an IoT patching tool that enables users to promptly update software and eliminate vulnerabilities
IT teams face a security landscape that is, like the Borg in "Star Trek," persistent and technologically superior. Cognitive security is IT's best hope.
Government agencies, customers and device manufacturers must develop better IoT security practices to protect the growing number of connected devices.
IT leaders should make a security resolution to improve basic hygiene, back up data regularly and share threat information to fight cybercrime in 2017.
The top three cybercrime threats of 2016 shed some light on what happened in the past 12 months — and what to expect in the year ahead.
In 2016, the year of the DDoS attack, cybercriminals hijacked millions of IoT devices to create massive botnets they used to take down popular websites.
It has never been more important to secure your IoT deployment. Challenges include lack of visibility, inexperience and the IoT's increasing complexity.
Bluetooth security is not strong enough to keep fraudsters from eavesdropping on sensitive communications. The upcoming Bluetooth 5 offers enhancements.