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Digital Voice Assistants: New Front in War on IoT Hackers

As the Internet of Things (IoT) permeates further into our lives, the potential for hackers to line their pockets or disrupt  critical infrastructure moves increasingly from theory to practice. For those IT and business leaders looking for more guidance, check out our CLOUDSEC conference next week, 5 September. Continue reading

Hardware configurations could be the downfall of the IoT

The Internet of Things is opening up new opportunities for businesses as well as introducing a new era of convenience for consumers. And it’s happening sooner rather than later: More than 24 billion IoT devices will connect to each other and the internet by 2020, according to Business Insider, and that’s a conservative estimate. The Motley Fool noted that other tech giants are predicting anywhere from 50 billion to 200 billion IoT devices within the next three years.

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Hackers will go for gold in Rio Olympics

Hackers will be up to their usual tricks during the 2016 Summer Olympics.Fresh off the heels of news that Brazilian hackers have turned to Telegram as their replacement for WhatsApp – which these criminals had been using for their surreptitious, sinister communications – the South American nation of more than 200 million is ready to kick off the Rio de Janeiro Summer Olympic Games of 2016. And like all large-scale international events, this is one that cyber criminals won’t want to miss.  Continue reading