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Injunction of Technology (IoT)

Posted by Martin Zinaich on April 16, 2017

Soon coming to the Internet of Things (IoT) is the Injunction of Technology (IoT). In another post I noted that my WiFi router’s power brick had a UL certification, yet the actual WiFi router had nothing similar stating it was safe to use on the Internet. In addition, nothing to ensure it would not hurt […]

Healthcare, IoT, and security marketing

Posted by David Harley on June 24, 2016

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I’ve grown blasé about the way that some sectors of the security industry badmouth mainstream antimalware in a bid to capture some of that market. And, believe it or not, I don’t have a problem with it in principle. While I’m not in marketing myself, I understand perfectly that even good products need to be […]

The Hippocratic Oath and the Internet of Things

Posted by David Harley on January 20, 2016

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A modern Hippocratic Oath that takes seriously the security implications when the Internet of Things meets medical technology.

Music, Security, and a Nice Cup of Tea

Posted by David Harley on October 19, 2015

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Music as a tool for improving security? No wonder the security industry has made all those YouTube videos.

ITsecurity Daily News: 10/08/2014

Posted by Kevin on October 8, 2014

The ITsecurity daily security briefing: Wednesday, October 8, 2014. If you find this security briefing useful, please spread the word via social media. If you have any comments or recommendations, please email kevtownsend at gmail dot com. News Papers/Reports WebThings Events M&A Alerts News Bugzilla issues security update   Bugzilla, a widely used web-based bug-tracking […]

ITsecurity Daily News: 09/02/2014

Posted by Kevin on September 2, 2014

The ITsecurity daily security briefing: Tuesday, September 2, 2014. If you find this security briefing useful, please spread the word via social media. If you have any comments or recommendations, please email kevtownsend at gmail dot com. News Papers/Reports WebThings Events M&A Alerts News How were the celebrity selfies stolen? Well, we don’t know. It […]

Watch Dogs-inspired hacking previews the internet of things

Posted by Kevin on June 11, 2014

The internet of things will be a kiddies’ playground, courtesy of Shodan. Shodan is a search engine that finds computer and server software connected to the internet rather than website content. But if those computers with that software have a known vulnerability, then any old kiddie with an exploit can get in. By way of […]