Network Information Security & Distributed Ledger Technology

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By Jon Geater, CTO of Jitsuin, you can read the original article here The European Union NIS Directive represents a necessary step toward securing Critical National Infrastructure (CNI) and encouraging best practice to protect essential services. Yet there are many challenges to overcome in the next few short years before regulatory

IoT Security Foundation Opens Applications for the IoTSF Champion Award

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The IoT Security Foundation is pleased to announce the IoT Security Champion Award is now open for applications. Now in its second year, the award seeks to identify and celebrate organisations which demonstrate good IoT security stewardship as part of the IoTSF mission to raise security standards and drive best practice

David Rogers awarded MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list 2019 for services to cyber security

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Copper Horse, a mobile and IoT security company, today announced that its CEO David Rogers, has been awarded an MBE in recognition of his services to cyber security, in The Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2019.

IoT Security Foundation Announces New Executive Steering Board Chair and Unveils Enhanced Mission Statement

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Stephen Pattison, VP Public Affairs - ARM, confirmed as Executive Steering Board Chair Release Date: May 30, 2019 The IoT Security Foundation made two announcements today to further support its aim to ‘make it safe to connect’ to the Internet of Things (IoT), enabling the social and economic benefits that IoT offers. Stephen Pattison,

Security By Choice

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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

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

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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

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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

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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

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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,