IoT Security Foundation Announces Champion Award

The IoT Security Foundation is pleased to announce the launch of the IoT Security Champion Award, in conjunction with the TechWorks Awards. The IoT Security Foundation seeks to identify and celebrate organisations which demonstrate good IoT security stewardship as part of the IoTSF’s mission to raise security standards and drive best practice adoption. Within

Security By Choice

By John Moor As we see the application of IoT technologies evolve, it is gratifying to witness the fact that security has become an intrinsic part of the implementation debate. Whilst there are plenty of hacks and vulnerabilities that are still capturing media attention, we have made significant ground in recent times with industry

IoTSF Announces Smart Buildings Workshop

  Smart Buildings & Cybersecurity Workgroup: Managing the risks and benefits of IoT in smart buildings Invitation: making Smart Buildings safe to connect The history of IT, Industrial Control Systems (ICS) and Operational Technology (OT) shows that security will always be an afterthought unless those who need good security can get their priorities in front

IoT Security Foundation Launches Professional Membership

Welcomes IoT cyber ‘defenders’ to join the ‘make it safe to connect’ mission Release Date: March 28th, 2018 The IoT Security Foundation (IoTSF) announced today that it has created a professional membership category to cater for individuals who have a personal interest in cybersecurity in applications of IoT. The launch

IoT Security Foundation Welcomes UK Government IoT Security Code of Practice

Provides technical mapping to the IoT Security Compliance Framework Release Date: March 7th 2018 Today, the UK’s Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) announced the publication of its Security by Design report containing a proposed Code of Practice for Consumer IoT products. It details 13 steps to assure security including, no default

Take note: UK Government publishes its proposed Code of Practice for Security in Consumer IoT

March 7th 2018 The UK’s Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) published its Secure by Design Report today for improving the cyber security of consumer IoT. [www.gov.uk/government/publications/secure-by-design]. Naturally it is a development that we welcome at the Foundation and we have been active contributors through this first consultation occupying positions as industry

The Meltdown and Spectre Brouhaha

Welcome to 2018, and welcome #Meltdown and #Spectre - a new duo of vulnerabilities which are shaking the security world, and the IoT world, to the very core - the processor core(s) that is. We've been having quite a discussion internally at IoTSF as to the technical nature of the exploits, the impact they

IoT Security Foundation announces update to the IoT Security Compliance Framework

Also extends best practice guidelines for Connected Consumer Products Release Date: December 5th 2017 The Internet of Things Security Foundation (IoTSF) announced today that it has updated its industry leading IoT Security Compliance Framework to Release 1.1. The Framework was created by security practitioners and aimed at product developers, manufacturers and supply chain managers.

Samsung Joins the IoT Security Foundation Executive Steering Board

As it encourages all to ‘Build Secure, Buy Secure and Be Secure’ Release Date: December 5th 2017 The Internet of Things Security Foundation (IoTSF) announced today that Madjid Nakhjiri has joined its Executive Steering Board, further strengthening an already impressive line-up. Madjid brings more than 15 years’ experience in security architecture and standards development,