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Security is one of the Top IoT Trends in 2021

Kore, a global leader in IoT solutions and managed IoT connectivity services, have published their predictions for what they consider as areas for significant growth and innovation for IoT in 2021 and beyond. One of these areas is security, which needs to remain at the forefront of IoT deployment strategies.…
Anna Marton
June 3, 2021
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Tripwire IoT Security Survey

While there are more than 10 billion active IoT devices, and the number is growing, design-level security isI not keeping pace with this growth. IoT security is a major issue for security professionals and executives, as Tripwire’s “IoT and IIoT Security Survey” shows. 312 individuals completed the survey who have…
Anna Marton
May 20, 2021
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FDO: The FIDO Device Onboard protocol

The FIDO Alliance launched  a new, open IoT standard that enables devices to simply and securely onboard to cloud and on-premise management platforms. IoT device onboarding involves the installation of the physical device and the setup of credentials so that it can securely communicate with its target cloud or platform. …
Anna Marton
May 6, 2021
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How Remote Work Pushed IoT Malware Attacks to New Heights

SonicWall Capture Labs threat researchers recorded 56.9 million IoT malware attacks in 2020, up by 66% from 2019. The 2021 SonicWall Cyber Threat Report sheds some light on how remote work contributed to this increase. Remote work, with employees spending time connected to corporate networks from home, offer low hanging…
Anna Marton
April 29, 2021
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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
March 4, 2021
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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
February 19, 2021
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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
January 21, 2021