connected devices

Furby Connect - just one of many insecure, connected toys for sale this holiday season.

Surveillance Under The Tree: Connected Device Audit Turns up Sensors, Security Holes

Sensors and security holes are common companions on a range of connected toys and consumer devices available to consumers this holiday season. 

Cisco said that it discovered a slew of new flaws in Foscam's indoor IP cameras that could expose the devices to remote attacks.

Cisco Talos finds More Flaws in Foscam Cameras

Cisco Systems is warning the public about a range of new vulnerabilities it has discovered in IP cameras from the firm Foscam, a popular maker of commercial and consumer surveillance cameras, the second trove of software security holes uncovered since June. 

The FBI is warning medical and dental offices to be on the lookout for insecure FTP servers.

Securing Medical Devices, Rethinking OWASP’s Top 10 & BlackDuck CEO Lou Shipley

In this, our 70th episode of The Security Ledger podcast, we speak withXu Zou of the Internet of Things security startup Zingbox about the challenges of securing medical devices and clinical networks from cyber attack. Also: we take a look at the turmoil that has erupted around the OWASP Top 10, a list of common application security foibles. And finally: open source management vendor Black Duck Software announced that it was being acquired for more than half a billion dollars. We sit down with Black Duck CEO Lou Shipley to talk about the software supply chain and to hear what’s next for his company.

Survey of Enterprises Finds High Anxiety over IoT

Survey of Enterprises Finds High Anxiety over IoT

A survey by Forrester and the firm Forescout finds business leaders in a state of high anxiety over the Internet of Things, as more connected devices infiltrate the workplace. 

A Security Ledger and LogMeIn survey of device makers finds concerns about security - but a tendency to leave low hanging fruit unpicked.

Survey finds Device Makers Security Priorities Often Misplaced

Low-hanging Internet of Things security fruit may be left unpicked, as connected device makers fret about the predation of sophisticated hackers, but balk at simple security fixes, a Security Ledger and LogMeIn survey finds. You can download the full report here.