Internet of Things

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Securing IoT-WST


July 18, 2019 Securing IoT - WST Right now, today, Internet of Things (IoT) devices are generally a security issue.  Unless you plan to ban every mobile device, Dot, Echo, Google Home, Siri, Bixby, and Alexa from earshot of all your spoken business, it is possible these services are capturing this information.  Although not subject to unwanted eves-dropping, even IoT enabled hair straighteners – yes you read that right – are subject to malicious attack, to the point that a hacker can burn down your house. These days we hear about functionality being implemented to allow the [...]

Securing IoT-WST2019-07-18T15:08:37+00:00

Securing IoT


A tongue-in-cheek, but realistic scenario for IoT compromise Your customers are complaining.  And they make a valid point that your Internet banking application is unavailable inside your very own bank branch walls, because you don’t offer free Wi-Fi in your 150-year-old stone building with no cell signal.  Well shucks, that makes a lot of sense, doesn’t it? Now the employees are complaining that they can’t listen to Pandora while churning out millions of dollars in mortgage documentation all day long.  That seems fair, after all employee happiness and retention – especially a concern for younger generations – should be at [...]

Securing IoT2019-07-18T15:18:45+00:00