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December 11, 2020
Federal action through the IoT Cybersecurity Improvement law aims to create more security in the U.S. government's IoT infrastructure, but it could boost security across all sectors.
May 10, 2019
After a decade, the city is growing. Following smart city pilots, Phoenix will develop a roadmap for smart city initiatives in 2020. Cisco's Lauren Horwitz sat down with Phoenix's CIO Matthew Arvay ...
May 22, 2018
IT pros are finding practical ways to make people-centric smart city initiatives their focus rather than getting distracted by technology.
August 04, 2017
News roundup: U.S. Senators introduce a bipartisan bill to standardize IoT device security for government vendors. Plus, Anthem suffers another data breach, and more.
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CMMC compliance does not directly focus on IoT, but organizations must treat IoT as its own security challenge when admins try to meet the certification's requirements. Continue Reading
A smart city is a municipality that uses information and communication technologies (ICT) to increase operational efficiency, share information with the public and improve both the quality of government services and citizen welfare. Continue Reading
IoT has introduced aspects of device management and regulations that organizations must understand to secure an IoT deployment and stay in compliance. Continue Reading
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Although President Biden's executive order focuses on cybersecurity in general, it calls for public education and a consumer labeling program for IoT device security. Continue Reading
Even though the new IoT Cybersecurity Improvement Law takes a step towards better connected device protections, organizations still have many cybersecurity challenges to tackle. Continue Reading
In order to build a smart city network, you need a strong foundation. One option is to use smart streetlight infrastructure. Continue Reading
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As electric grids and utility plants become increasingly connected, it's critical to assess IoT security measures and cyber-situational awareness. Lumeta Solutions at Firemon's Reggie Best ... Continue Reading
To protect the ever-expanding attack surface caused by IoT and cloud, Lumeta at Firemon's Reggie Best suggests government agencies adopt cyber-situational awareness in tandem with intent-based ... Continue Reading
Smart contracts for IoT are the talk of the town. But whether they're all ready for action -- legally or otherwise -- can be debated. Continue Reading
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IoT products remain insecure by design. Dalin Robinson suggests bringing class action lawsuits to vendors of insecure connected products, which forces vendors to take security design into account. Continue Reading
The number of IoT devices being deployed is skyrocketing. To ensure security and privacy in an IoT world, says Spirent Communications' Sameer Dixit, it is critical to adopt an IoT cybersecurity ... Continue Reading
A year after the General Data Protection Regulation went into effect, Lumeta's Reggie Best takes a look at how it has prompted organizations to take IoT security more seriously. Continue Reading