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New Vulnerability Could Put IoT Devices at Risk

A new vulnerability targets Thales, a leading maker of IoT components. Learn how the X-Force Red team identified the security flaw and best practices for addressing the risk. Society relies so heavily on technology that the number of internet connected devices used globally is predicted to grow to 55.9 billion by 2025. Many of these […]

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IBM finds vulnerability in IoT chips present in billions of devices

Manufactured by Thales, the EHS8 module family has security flaws that could allow attackers to take total control over internet-connected industrial machines. Source: IBM finds vulnerability in IoT chips present in billions of devices   Download a Security Risk Assessment Steps paper! Security Risk assessment Quiz – Find Out How Your security risk assessment Stands […]

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26 IoT Flaws Enable Denial-of-Service Attacks, Privilege Escalation

Research details vulnerabilities in the Zephyr Real Time Operating Systems and MCUboot, both used in IoT devices and sensors. Source: 26 IoT Flaws Enable Denial-of-Service Attacks, Privilege Escalation Regulating the Internet of Things Fixing the Mess of IoT Security Download a Security Risk Assessment Checklist paper! Subscribe to DISC InfoSec blog by Email

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Creating A Cyber Secure Home

Creating A Cyber Secure Home – Infographic via SANS Institute  Subscribe in a reader

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Smart Homes at Risk Due to Unpatched Vulnerabilities, Weak Credentials

40.8% of smart homes have at least one device vulnerable to remote attacks, a third of them being vulnerable because of outdated software with unpatched security issues, while more than two-thirds are exposed by weak credentials. Source: Smart Homes at Risk Due to Unpatched Vulnerabilities, Weak Credentials

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