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Proposed IoT security labelling scheme criticised by top telecoms regulator

Proposed IoT security labelling scheme criticised by top telecoms regulator

Written by on February 3, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

The top EU telecoms regulator criticised the European Commission’s plans to introduce this spring a labelling scheme to rank the cybersecurity of internet-connected devices, arguing it would only reinforce big tech companies’ dominance. “I think this is an idea that must be really be challenged,” Sébastien Soriano, chair of French telecoms regulator Arcep and this […]

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FCC postpones IoT security rules, awaiting new administration

FCC postpones IoT security rules, awaiting new administration

Written by on December 12, 2016 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

The FCC has backed down from planned rules on IoT security. The FCC “had to postpone some of the next steps in this combined approach in light of the impending change in administrations.” IoT security plans have been shelved for now. The plan, which lays out the FCC’s “risk reduction program” for IoT, says the […]

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Security challenges for the industrial Internet of Things

Security challenges for the industrial Internet of Things

Written by on May 17, 2016 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

Networking and automating industrial production can have enormous benefits for businesses, but it also presents new IT security challenges. Deutsche Telekom explains in its new white paper, Security for the Industrial Internet of Things, where the risks lurk and how companies can protect themselves. The 28-page document is being published during the HANNOVER MESSE, the world’s […]

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Securing the IoT – madness or huge opportunity?

Securing the IoT – madness or huge opportunity?

Written by on February 12, 2016 in Opinion with 0 Comments

Pronouncements like this from the GSMA make us smile. The IoT, they say, needs to be secured. And here are some guidelines. Not standards, mind, guidelines. Really? And there were we thinking we could carry on connecting toasters, coffee makers, safes (that’s just stupid, Ed) and a range of other Silly Things, without fear that […]

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We need to secure the IoT – now

We need to secure the IoT – now

Written by on October 29, 2015 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

We are living in an increasingly connected world and these connections are extending to a plethora of day to day appliances which we currently take for granted. Everything from heating systems to home entertainment, kitchen appliances to cars will be linked up to provide more personalized services, responding remotely to your commands no matter where […]

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