Security Alerts & News
by Tymoteusz A. Góral

#1182 ARM, Symantec build security standard for Internet of Things
The lack of a cohesive cybersecurity standard around the Internet of Things and connected devices could result in highly-damaging security breaches that could compromise any industrial, corporate, or home network.

There are already billions of devices -- ranging from sensors, to cars, to hospital equipment and more -- connected to the internet and Gartner estimates that 5.5 million new 'things' are going online every single day. Over five billion devices are currently connected and the figure is expected to rise to 20 billion by 2020.

However, there isn't any sort of standard applied to security in Internet of Things devices, and experts are already predicting a major cybersecurity breach linked back to an unsecured connected device within the next two years.
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#1183 Internet of Things security is dreadful: Here's what to do to protect yourself
#1182 ARM, Symantec build security standard for Internet of Things
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#1175 Software flaw puts mobile phones and networks at risk of complete takeover
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