In-brief: Security, personal safety, privacy and policy are converging in what might be called a “post recall reality” for the Internet of Things. How to respond will be a key issue as top researchers and policymakers gather in Cambridge next week for The Security of Things Forum.
In-brief: are public health initiatives the best model for securing the Internet of Things? David Bray, the CIO for the Federal Communications Commission thinks they may be.
In-brief: A start-up, Virta Laboratories, says that its new PowerGuard technology can spot malicious software infections on any device by studying changes in how it consumes electricity. The technology has big implications for managing risk on the Internet of Things.
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.
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.