The IoT landscape is notoriously under-secured. In the rush to meet demand for online products, services and infrastructure, many manufacturers have adopted a ‘connect first, think later’ strategy where security has been an afterthought. This has resulted in years of serious security and privacy breaches.
This is a guest blog authored by Eric Greenwald, General Counsel at Finite State, and Matt Wyckhouse, Founder and CEO at Finite State.
Today, UK's Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) published its response to the Secure by Design call for views in its quest to change the law to make ‘smart’ products - like televisions, cameras and household appliances that connect to the Internet - more secure for consumers to use.
As a new member of the IoT Security Foundation, we asked the CEO of Crypto Quantique, Dr Shahram Mossayebi, to tell us how they are offering silicon vendors a unique hardware IP solution and complementary software platform to solve a number of security challenges including scalability, identity and cost.
Today, the IoT Security Foundation (IoTSF) and FIDO Alliance announced that they are collaborating to improve the status of IoT security.
Now in its third year, IoTSF's latest research report on Consumer Vulnerability Disclosure continues to shine a light on the poor performance of industry on the basic practice of vulnerability disclosure. Whilst incremental gains have been made, they are small and not worthy of celebration.
There is no mystery as to why we're going virtual of course, the COVID-19 pandemic has had an impact on us all and even though the world will have returned to a new normal by December, it is not clear when a vaccine will be publicly and generally available - all we can say is that it is unlikely this year.
The IoT Security Foundation has today announced that Ollie Whitehouse from NCC Group has joined the IoTSF steering board which seeks to 'make it safe to connect' in the era of IoT.
Today, the IoT Security Foundation (IoTSF) announced the availability of the latest release of its popular IoT Security Compliance Framework. The Framework is intended to be used by professionals that design, specify and procure IoT related products by providing guidance and easy to use questionnaire.
The IoT Security Foundation and Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management offer guidance on securing Building Management Systems and Internet of Things systems.