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Anna Marton

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Towards Smart Home Interoperability Standards

Leading global appliance manufacturers (American Standard Heating and Air Conditioning, Arçelik, The Electrolux Group, Haier, GE Appliances, Samsung Electronics, and Trane Residential ) formed the Home Connectivity Alliance, which was debuted at the CES 2022. As a standards organization, the alliance aims to enable connected device interoperability across different brands and…
Anna Marton
January 21, 2022
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Vulnerability Disclosure Policy of IoT Vendors

The IoT Security Foundation published its “Contemporary Use of Vulnerability Disclosure in IoT” report for the 4th consecutive year. The 2021 edition explored whether the 315 companies observed – providers of B2C (266 companies) and B2B (49 companies) IoT products – comply with the requirements of ETSI 303 645 and…
Anna Marton
January 6, 2022
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Top 3 Attacks on IoT Devices in 2021

Attacks on IoT devices are on the rise. According to Sonic Wall’s Cyber Threat Report for Mid-Year 2021, IoT attack volume in the first six months of 2021 rose 59% over the first six months of 2020.  Firedome has collected the top 3 IoT attacks we saw in 2021: Verkada…
Anna Marton
December 3, 2021
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How the zero trust approach helps reduce the cost of data breach

In its “Cost of Data Breach 2021 Report”, IBM reveals that the average cost of a breach was $1.76M less at organizations with a mature zero trust approach, compared to organizations without zero trust. 537 organizations that suffered a data breach between May 2020 and March 2021 (from 17 countries…
Anna Marton
November 18, 2021
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ENISA Threat Landscape 2021 Report

ENISA has published its Threat Landscape 2021 Report, covering the period from April 2020 to mid-July 2021. It identifies 9 prime threats during the reporting period: Ransomware Malware Cryptojacking E-mail related threats Threats against data Threats against availability and integrity Disinformation – misinformation Non-malicious threats Supply-chain attacks (Supply chain threats…
Anna Marton
November 4, 2021
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1st IoTAC Project Review meeting successfully concluded

The 1st IoTAC Project Review meeting was successfully concluded online on 5. October 2021. Project partners presented the overall project concept and the work carried out to the Project Officer and three outside experts. Overall, the evaluators complimented the work done in the first 12 months and congratulated for the…
Anna Marton
October 6, 2021
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EC Proposal for the Joint Cyber Unit

The Commission proposed on 23. June 2021 to build a new Joint Cyber Unit (JCU) as a platform to strengthen cooperation to prevent, deter and respond to cyberattacks. The JCU aims to strengthen cooperation among EU Institutions, Agencies, Bodies and the authorities in the Member States. The need for a…
Anna Marton
September 17, 2021