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Telefónica has purchased Valencia-based cybersecurity firm Govertis for an undisclosed fee, as part of a concerted buying spree. The company will be integrated into the Spain-based carrier’s digital-change unit, Telefónica …

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Security experts have identified a series of 19 vulnerabilities, given the name Ripple20, in a small software library integrated into “hundreds of millions”, and potentially billions, of IoT devices that …

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We as humans like patterns. We like trends, labels and buzzwords. We like to fit our problems into a category that can be easily solved by one answer and when …

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Spain-based telecoms operator Telefónica and Germany-based industrial provider Siemens have announced a deal to offer combined IT / OT cybersecurity for the Industry 4.0 sector in Spain, marrying their respective …

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Cisco IoT

  Cisco introduced an IoT security architecture that provides enhanced visibility across both IT and IoT environments, and protects processes, the networking company said in a release. Cisco said its …

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Kiva Allgood, head of IoT, Ericsson: 1. The edge is closer than ever “As enterprises become ‘digitized’ and enable more connected machines, sensors and solutions, computing in the cloud won’t …

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IoT security

In my previous articles here, and here, I explained the rationale for increased focus on device security and its challenges. The threats are more acute, especially from unknown foreign vendors …

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A recent report from Consumer Watchdog in the US about connected cars as “killing machines” – on the grounds their systems can be hacked, leading to terrorist-style attacks on critical …

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A coordinated cyber-attack on connected cars in the US could case thousands of deaths and cripple national infrastructure, according to a new report from Consumer Watchdog, which goes so far …

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US mayors have signed a new resolution on data protection to push the US government to bring greater protection against the risks of cyberattacks on edge sensors associated with the …

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