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IoTAC Project Newsletter No. 1

Welcome to the first edition of the IoTAC Newsletter! If you would like to read about our project and what we have achieved during the first six months, download the Newsletter: Sign up for the IoTAC Newsletter! Stay in the know and receive all the latest updates straight to your…
IoTAC
2021.03.19.
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Penetration of Smart Homes in Europe and North America

According to Berg Insight’s research, the North American smart home market recorded strong growth during 2019, increasing by 28.5% to reach 172.6 million smart home systems in 43.1 million smart homes. This corresponds to 30.2% of all households, placing North America as the most advanced smart home market in the…
Anna Marton
2021.03.04.
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Connected-home Owners Underestimate their Vulnerability to Cyber Threats

Comcast, the largest broadband provider in the U.S. with 27 million Internet customer households, conducted a survey in September 2020 involving 1,000 US adults about their perceptions regarding cyber threats against their connected devices in their homes. 95% of survey respondents grossly underestimated the volume of attacks they face each…
Anna Marton
2021.02.19.
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Latest IoT Threat Statistics

According to the Nokia Threat Intelligence Report 2020, IoT devices were responsible for 32.72% of all infections observed in mobile networks, up from 16.17% in 2019. This trend is in line with the growing number of IoT devices that are now connected to mobile networks. Furthermore, with the introduction of…
Anna Marton
2021.01.21.
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Global Cybersecurity Outlook: IoT Cybersecurity Law in the USA

In December 2020, the US enacted its Internet of Things Cybersecurity Improvement Act of 2020. The law establishes the minimum security requirements for IoT devices owned or controlled by the federal government. The law focuses on two aspects of cybersecurity, both of which can impact IoT device security in a meaningful…
Anna Marton
2021.01.08.
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The EU’s New Cybersecurity Strategy

On December 16, 2020, the EU adopted its new Cybersecurity Strategy, which aims to make Europe a resilient, technological sovereign leader in cyberspace. The Strategy will bolster Europe's collective resilience against cyber threats, and help to ensure that all citizens and businesses can fully benefit from trustworthy and reliable services…
Anna Marton
2020.12.23.
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Council Conclusions on the Cybersecurity of Connected Devices

On 2 December 2020, the Council of the European Union approved its conclusions on the cybersecurity of connected devices. These resolutions are the result of recognising the key role these devices will play in further shaping Europe’s digital future, both from an industrial/business point of view, as well as in…
Anna Marton
2020.12.15.
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Press Release

New EU Research and Innovation Project IOTAC: Security by Design IoT Development and Certificate Framework with Frontend Access Control The consortium of industrial actors, research groups and academia from 7 European countries focus on improving the resilience of IoT service environments.   September 15, 2020 – The tight collaboration of…
Anna Marton
2020.11.28.