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Spotlight: Your IoT Risk Is Bigger Than You Think. (And What To Do About It.)

In this Spotlight edition of the podcast, we’re joined by Curtis Simpson, the Chief Information Security Officer at Armis. Curtis and I discuss the growing cyber risks posed by Internet of Things devices within enterprise networks. IoT and OT (operation technology) deployments are growing and pose challenges to organizations that are still focused on conventional IT systems and threats, and that struggle to detect such devices in their environments.

Survey Sounds More Alarms on Internet of Things in the Enterprise

In-brief: A survey of customer networks by the firm zScaler found that cameras, printers, video recorders and other devices are common – and often easy to snoop on and attack. 

Lawmakers to FTC: Do Something about Internet of Things Security

In-brief: Two lawmakers on the U.S. House of Representatives’ Committee on Energy and Commerce are calling on the Federal Trade Commission to take steps to protect consumers from security issues linked to the Internet of Things.

Whitehouse Taps Google Advanced Projects Lead for Software Safety Lab

In-brief: The Obama Whitehouse has tapped famed hacker Peiter Zatko (aka “Mudge”) to head up a new project aimed at developing an “underwriters’ lab” for cyber security.

Senators Call For Help Understanding IoT

In-brief: A bipartisan group of U.S. Senators has openly asked for advice and counsel on the topic of understanding and securing the Internet of Things- a sign that the government is lagging in its awareness and response to the challenges posed by IoT.