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Get Practical IoT Security Training in Secure Technology Alliance Boot Camp Workshop at IoT Security Summit

Get Practical IoT Security Training in Secure Technology Alliance  Boot Camp Workshop at IoT Security Summit

By 2025 there will be more than 55 million internet-connected devices, leaving the potential for millions of unsecured access points in businesses, homes and cities. To lead the industry toward an ultimately safer IoT ecosystem, the Secure Technology Alliance will host a half-day IoT security boot camp this October for non-technical business professionals who are designing or deploying internet-connected devices. 

IoT Security Will Get Worse Before It Gets Better

IoT Security Will Get Worse Before It Gets Better

The Internet of Things (IoT) is growing rapidly, but the security of these newly-connected devices is lagging behind. This perspective is supported by TechBeacon’s Christopher Null in an article, “The state of IoT security: Trusted connected devices a work in progress.”

Get a detailed look into the intersection of payments & IoT

Get a detailed look into the intersection of payments & IoT

The Internet of Things promises to revolutionize the payments industry. Consumers are ready for IoT payments. The Secure Technology Alliance is ready to take the lead. We’ve created IoT Payments 2017, the one conference bringing together financial executives, device and application providers, and retail experts for a detailed look into the evolving intersection of payments and IoT.

IoT Device Lifecycle: Where Security Fits In

IoT Device Lifecycle: Where Security Fits In

Embedded hardware security can help secure IoT devices. But because IoT ecosystems involve a multitude of IoT devices and have the potential to be complex, the process of securely onboarding, configuring, updating, and operating devices must be taken into account across device categories and industries.

Is security part of your IoT plans?

Is security part of your IoT plans?

In 2016, the Internet of Things crossed the six billion mark, with healthcare, smart city, consumer electronics, industrial, payments and numerous other verticals developing services and products that rely on an IoT infrastructure. But where’s the protection plan for IoT? You can’t buy a warranty against security breaches.

Salesforce CTO Says 'We Need to Change the Way We Build Everything' to Ensure IoT Security

Salesforce CTO Says 'We Need to Change the Way We Build Everything' to Ensure IoT Security

While the Internet of Things (IoT) has created endless possibilities by allowing everyday objects to have network connectivity, it has also created more opportunities for security vulnerabilities.

Record-breaking DDoS Attacks Highlight Critical Need for Embedded Security in Connected IoT Devices

Record-breaking DDoS Attacks Highlight Critical Need for Embedded Security in Connected IoT Devices

A cascading string of distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks—most recently taking down parts of hundreds of sites including Twitter, Netflix, Spotify, Airbnb, Reddit and The New York Times—has demonstrated record-breaking volumes that are overwhelming website defenses. The four-fold growth in attack size over the last year is being driven by hundreds of thousands of internet-connected devices hackers are adding to their botnets, according to industry sources.

Security of Things 2016 Recap: A Focus on IoT Device and Data Security Challenges and Solutions

Security of Things 2016 Recap: A Focus on IoT Device and Data Security Challenges and Solutions

Executives from the Internet of Things (IoT) and security industries gathered in Chicago last week for the Smart Card Alliance’s 2016 Security of Things conference, where they provided insights and perspectives on security, privacy and authentication in the rapidly growing IoT ecosystem.