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Managing IoT Risk: The Internet of Things is a Lot of Things

The Internet of Things (IoT) is, both literally and figuratively, a lot of things. At this point in its evolution, it’s something of a paradox. While IoT as an infosec topic pursues cybersecurity professionals wherever they go, its nature is to blend into its surroundings. In fact, in his presentation at the 2016 CyberCrime Symposium, Chris Poulin likened it to the iconic chameleo-creature from the Predator film franchise.

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Topics: CyberCrime Symposium, IoT

The Job Ahead: Securing IoT

Cybersecurity professionals are already overtaxed trying to secure all the devices that make their networks hum, not to mention the multiplying user devices seeking access. Now they’re facing the exploding Internet of Things (IoT), which makes BYOD, the cloud, and similar security concerns seem pale by comparison. The title of Uri Rivner’s and Sam Curry’s 2015 CyberCrime Symposium presentation — IoT: When Things Crawl into Your Corporate Network” — aptly summed up the challenge.

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Topics: CyberCrime Symposium, IoT