Crisis: Simple cyber security advice for employers, homeworkers and consumer protection

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 The overwhelming priority right now is for us all to focus on public health and saving lives.We also need to make sure we protect ourselves in other ways and that we do not become complacent about cyber security. Our online habits have changed dramatically in recent weeks and we need to be extra vigilant. Bad

We’re Hiring – Vacancy for Project and Operations Manager

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The IoT Security Foundation was launched on September 23rd 2015 with a mission to 'make it safe to connect'... in the era of IoT. This was after stakeholder interests were brought together in a series of meetings, workshops and the first ever 'IoT Security Summit' held at Bletchley Park, UK.

Regulation Ready Report Published by IoT Security Foundation

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Informs IoT community on the status of international regulatory landscape Release Date: November 22nd, 2018 The IoT Security Foundation (IoTSF) has published a new, free to download report today titled: “IoT Cybersecurity: Regulation Ready”. It is aimed at businesses that produce and use IoT systems as there ‘is a veritable minefield’ of regulatory issues

UK Government moves towards regulating security in consumer IoT

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On March 7th earlier this year, the UK's Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) published a draft of the 'Secure by Design: Improving the cyber security of consumer Internet of Things Report' as part of the Digital Charter. Within the report a draft 'Code of Practice' (the Code) was published for those developing,

IoT Security Foundation Welcomes UK Government IoT Security Code of Practice

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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

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

US Senators and IoT Security: Why Proposed Legislation Matters to Device Makers

By C.J.Abate, Director of Marketing, SecureRF In the face of ever-increasing Internet of Things (IoT) security threats, the US government has started efforts to regulate IoT security with a new bill raised in the Senate. Should the bill become law, it will require IoT equipment sold to the government be patchable and meet specific security

CIA Exploits of IoT Devices, What Lessons Can We Learn?

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By Alan Grau, Icon Labs, alan.grau@iconlabs.com,  www.iconlabs.com. We are often asked by industry insiders if they should be worried about the CIA hacking their device and eavesdropping on their conversations. While that might be a concern for some, the bigger fear is with so many vulnerable IoT devices, a malicious cyber-attack could potentially impact