How a University Fought Off an IoT Attack and 12 Lessons Learned

The Verizon security team recently announced the first Data Breach Digest, a series of 18 cybercrime cases the team investigated. The Verizon team starts with a sneak peek of one of the case studies that describes how a university was attacked by an IoT botnet consisting of over 5,000 infected hosts. The study concludes with 12 good lessons learned from the attack.

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Hardware-based Security Controls for IoT

In this article, we highlight some key points from a recent Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) IoT report, to include hardware-based controls to enhance security of IoT products. The CSA IoT Working Group report, is titled “Future-proofing the Connected World: 13 Steps to Developing Secure IoT Products.”

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