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October 23, 2015

Cybersecurity in the Age of the Internet of Things

By now, it's common knowledge that the interconnectedness that stems from the Internet of Things (IoT) brings with it a multitude of benefits. But like most things in life, the benefits IoT provides come with their own set of vulnerabilities.

October 22, 2015

#ChatSTC Twitter Chat Transcript: Cybersecurity & the Evolving Internet of Things

Have you thought about how many things in your home connect to the Internet? "Smart" devices now include everything from thermostats to cars to umbrellas, and our digital lives evolve as we connect to more apps and devices. In Week 4 of National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM), we had a #ChatSTC chat to discuss how to protect ourselves and our information as we adopt emerging technologies.

October 21, 2015

Three key insights to help secure the Internet of Things

Whether it's computer-equipped safety goggles for hands-free warehouse work, a fitness band to encourage employee activity and curtail healthcare costs or a shipping container with a temperature sensor to keep food fresh, connected devices are shifting from "gadgets" to go-to productivity tools for more effective businesses and workforces. When it comes to securing the varied connected devices that make up the Internet of Things (IoT), however, it can get a bit hairy.

October 20, 2015

Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Internet of Things?

The growing Internet of Things has the potential to make our lives more efficient and convenient and help us gain valuable insights. But that's only if the manufacturers behind these innovations take security (and privacy) seriously.

October 16, 2015

The connected American home: a false sense of cybersecurity?

Online security is a shared responsibility, but how much responsibility is the typical American household taking for its online safety? ESET thought National Cyber Security Awareness Month would be a good time to pose that question and used a survey to find answers, some of which may surprise you.