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Security Firms See Dollars In Taming IoT Insecurity

Security Firms See Dollars In Taming IoT Insecurity

In-brief: Security firms Trustwave and IOActive both announced services promising to help aspiring IoT product firms secure their products, more evidence that the Internet of Things is producing secondary markets.

The IEEE and NSF have published what they're calling a "building code" for connected health devices.

IEEE Proposes Standards For Safe, Connected Health Products

In-brief: a new publication by IEEE lays out a “building code” for medical device makers to help address security and privacy issues in products. 

Companies looking to reign in the threat posed by the Internet of Things need to take the "cool" factor seriously.

Everything Tastes Better with Bluetooth: Understanding IoT Risk

In-brief: Marc Blackmer of Cisco says that, with so much promise, it can be hard to anticipate how individual or company-wide decisions to embrace the IoT might bear on cyber risk. 

Samsung's Artik development boards promise better security and easier development as a way to lure IoT engineers to the platform.

Samsung’s Pitch for ARTIK IoT Platform Emphasizes Security

In-brief: Samsung introduced its ARTIK development boards, which offer advanced security features and integration with Arduino as a way to lure IoT developers to the platform. 

A Good Housekeeping Seal for the Connected Home?

A Good Housekeeping Seal for the Connected Home?

In-brief: Experts on the security of the Internet of Things warned that lax security and privacy protections are rampant in connected home products, but consumers have no way of knowing whether the products they buy are easy targets for hackers.