Arming IoT Networks with Early and Accurate Advanced Cyber Threat ProtectionRead the Full Article
Internet of Things (IoT) devices are revolutionizing the way we share data and carry a huge charter to improve our banking, shopping, transportation, patient, and individual care and safety, to name a just a few. The mission is admirable, but with thousands of devices flooding the market, the lack of standards and multitude of security deficiencies are creating an on-ramp to corporate, government, and private networks that is wide open to cyberattacks.
This isn’t a problem we might face in the future, it is already happening. Last November, a computer network managed-service provider in South Florida discovered that body cameras purchased for a local police department were infected with a version of Conficker, one of the world’s most prolific computer worms. The worm moved swiftly from the cameras to the connected computer and immediately attempted to spread to other machines on the network