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Smart buildings and automation in smart cities

January 22, 2020

By Gregory Miller Currently, around 55 per cent of the world’s 7.7 billion inhabitants live in urban areas. According to the United Nations, by 2050, this figure will rise to 68 per cent, adding another 2.5 billion people to our

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Security and Safety Things to launch open IoT ecosystem for security cameras

January 8, 2020

As a partner in the Bosch booth (booth #12401) at CES, Security and Safety Things GmbH, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Robert Bosch GmbH, is demonstrating an open IoT ecosystem for security cameras that enables innovative applications, combining artificial intelligence and

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Industry working group formed to develop open standard for smart home device connectivity

January 6, 2020

Amazon, Apple, Google and the Zigbee Alliance have joined forces on a new working group that plans to develop and promote the adoption of a new royalty-free connectivity standard to increase compatibility among smart home products, with security as a

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Q & A with Derek Manky, Chief, Security Insights with Fortinet

November 29, 2019

Earlier this year, Fortinet, a California-based global provider of network security appliances, published results of a global survey of chief information and security officers which revealed that IoT is now the second-most concerning mode of cyberattack. We spoke with Fortinet’s

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Smart bulbs could cause security gaps: UTSA study

November 20, 2019

Researchers from the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) recently conducted a study on the security holes that exist in popular smart light brands. According to researchers, hackers may target smart bulbs because of some of their features. “Your

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Eaton broadcast examines cyber threats amid growing connectivity

November 4, 2019

As part of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month in the United States, Eaton recently launched its latest Current Thinking broadcast examining emerging cyber threats amid growing connectivity. The broadcast, “A Holistic Approach to Cybersecurity,” launched on Oct. 29 and featured experts

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Panel to discuss rising IoT security implications

October 31, 2019

The Trusted Computing Group (TCG), a not-for-profit organization formed to develop, define and promote open, vendor-neutral global industry standards for secure computing, is holding an online IoT panel discussion and webinar to highlight the significance of IoT scaling strategies and

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IoT is a Hot Topic in Cybercriminal Underground

September 10, 2019

A new report from Trend Micro Research finds cybercriminals around the world are actively discussing how to compromise connected devices.

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Intertek sites approved as IoT cybersecurity test labs

September 5, 2019

Testing laboratories in Lexington, KY and Rockville, MD have been approved as authorized testing labs for the CTIA Cybersecurity Certification Test Plan for IoT devices.

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Honeywell enhances its Forge for Buildings platform, boosts security options

August 21, 2019

Customizable facility automation, surveillance and visualization technologies, including cybersecurity services, help optimize day-to-day building operations and safety.