In-brief: MicroChip and Amazon are partnering on a chip designed to pair with Amazon’s IoT cloud and provide cryptographically strong identities for IoT devices.
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.
In-brief: Internet of Things will break the traditional perimeter-based model for security, and article at Semiconductor Engineering declares. But are device makers ready to do what’s necessary to build a new generation of secure endpoints that can scale globally?
We just wrapped up our annual Security of Things Forums in Cambridge and this year, for the first time, in Washington D.C. The events were a great opportunity to assemble some of the top experts in the security of connected devices as well as the policy and business implications of IoT adoption and deployment. Security Ledger’s co-hosts at the Forum, Christian Science Monitor Passcode, have put together a great podcast that features interviews with key participants at the event, including Robert Silvers, assistant secretary of Homeland Security; Julian Goldman of Partners Healthcare; independent hacker Travis Goodspeed; Kevin Fu of Virta Labs; and Rajesh Krishnan, chief marketing officer at HackerOne. The podcast is hosted by Passcode reporter Jack Detsch. Check it out! [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/290100157″ params=”color=ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false” width=”100%” height=”166″ iframe=”true” /]
In-brief: cellular gateways made by Sierra Wireless may be susceptible to the Mirai malware, the Department of Homeland Security warned on Wednesday.