A New Way to Overcome IIoT Security Challenges

Securityboulevard | July 03, 2019

A New Way to Overcome IIoT Security Challenges
In a recent CSPi blog article, we discussed the popularity of the Internet of Things (IoT) while highlighting the fact that the explosion of IoT devices adds up to real security risks for companies in a variety of commercial industries, such as industrial and healthcare. Unsecured IoT devices are a real concern given that recent Gartner research estimates that by the year 2020, more than 25% of cyberattacks will involve IoT devices. Even more alarming is that there are currently 20 billion unsecured devices in play with no signs of a slow down.In this article, we’ll take a much closer look at the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and describe how these specific devices present security risks to industrial organizations, especially those that use industrial controls or building automation technology to manage critical infrastructure.

Spotlight

Crystal Group Vice President Sales and Marketing Bob Haag talks to Military Embedded Systems Tom Varcie about one of its IoT at the rugged edge solutions at Xponential 2019 in Chicago.


Other News
SECURITY

Optus and Akamai Collaborate to Improve Enterprise IoT Security

Optus, Akamai Technologies | July 23, 2021

Optus collaborated with Akamai Technologies to provide a self-service IoT platform that provides enterprises with secure internet and VPN systems to ease application and device management. According to the operator, IoTFlex is based on Akamai’s Intelligent Edge platform and includes private network and IoT deployment to reduce time to market operating costs and increasing efficiency. Deon Liebenberg, VP of product innovation at Optus Enterprise, said that seamless connectivity is essential for organizations deploying IoT projects and added: “with the proliferation of IoT and 5G devices available, security is paramount for enterprises.” <...

Read More

INDUSTRIAL IOT

KORE ConnectivityPro Named the 2021 IoT Evolution Product of the Year

Crossfire Media, TMC, KORE | July 20, 2021

KORE, a global leader in the Internet of Things Solutions and global IoT Connectivity-as-a-Service, announced today that its ConnectivityPro solution won the 2021 IoT Evolution Product of the Year Award program, which TMC collaborates with Crossfire Media sponsors. The award honors the most innovative and best-in-class products and solutions that power the Internet of Things (IoT). As selected by the IoT Evolution World magazine editors, nominated solutions must have been ready for deployment within the previous twelve months. ConnectivityPro stands apart in the industry because it is a single platform that KORE's clients use to manage their global IoT Conne...

Read More

ENTERPRISE IOT

Cloudleaf and Adapt Ideations Collaborate for Innovative IoT Asset Monitoring

Cloudleaf, Adapt Ideations | July 15, 2021

Cloudleaf, Inc. and Adapt Ideations are delighted to announce their technology collaboration as part of the ongoing development of Cloudleaf's supply chain ecosystem. Cloudleaf is a SaaS digital intelligence platform that uses IoT and digital twin technologies to provide improved solutions that enable global end-to-end supply chain visibility. Adapt Ideations is a leading asset intelligence management system that creates monitoring solutions for high-value and temperature-sensitive assets across the worldwide supply chain. Cloudleaf and Adapt Ideations are collaborating to enable organizations to monitor their assets using Adapt Ideations' innovative hardware solutions...

Read More

SECURITY

Canberra Proposes IoT 'Star Ratings' and Mandatory Cyber Standards for Large Business

Department of Home Affairs | July 13, 2021

The federal government wants to improve Australia's cybersecurity laws. It has proposed seven policy changes, including mandatory governance requirements for bigger companies, a code for how personal information is handled, and a mechanism for regulating smart gadgets. The government is proposing [PDF] either a voluntary or obligatory set of governance guidelines for bigger companies that would "define the duties and offer assistance to boards" to "better safeguard the economy from cybersecurity risks." While the core of both alternatives is the same, the obligatory code would compel the businesses covered to achieve compliance within a c...

Read More

Spotlight

Crystal Group Vice President Sales and Marketing Bob Haag talks to Military Embedded Systems Tom Varcie about one of its IoT at the rugged edge solutions at Xponential 2019 in Chicago.

Resources

Events