Aside from reappearing botnets, a newer angle to this threat is the thingbot — a botnet composed of infected Internet of Things (IoT) devices.
The security of smart buildings needs to be built in from the beginning so it can act as an immune system for these new, sophisticated environments.
Mozilla is reinventing its Firefox OS so it can act as a network for the Internet of Things (IoT). Several projects hope to further this aim.
A medical device today is most likely connected to the Internet of Things, which makes security and vulnerability reporting of paramount importance.
The grave state of security in the Internet of Things is rarely addressed by the industry, but IBM Security has been developing innovative solutions.
Thingbots are poised to be the next major threat on the cyber landscape, attacking devices connected to the Internet of Things.
Connected devices have the potential to change how people approach and manage health care, but security must remain top of mind.
Siemens recently came under fire for high-severity vulnerabilities in some of its PLCs, highlighting a broader problem with IoT.
Companies must start paying attention to smart office security risks within their physical spaces in order to protect their building, employees and data.
The World Economic Forum recently released "The Global Risks Report 2016," which highlighted some concerns regarding cyber risks.