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Securing the Internet of Things

(Still) Securing the Internet of Things Ahh, IoT. Remotely monitoring and configuring your doorbell, washer and dryer, thermostat, security cameras, or just about any applicance or wearable you can imagine is pretty cool. And, the list of IoT devices gets larger every day. But here’s the rub on IoT devices: As Mirai proved to everyone last fall, they are perfect conduits for cyber attacks. Here’s why: Their designers don’t devote enough time or energy to securing the device’s software, [...]

By | 2017-10-27T00:42:30+00:00 August 16th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Securing the Internet of Things

The Fallacy of “How Likely Are You to Recommend…to Your Friends and Colleagues?”

Virtual Touchscreen with Support wording You will probably find this question at the end of a blog, on an online “submit” form, on a customer ticket, or any other service-related web page you use daily. "How likely are you to recommend THIS WHATEVER to your friends and colleagues?" Then, you are given choices from “extremely unlikely” to “extremely likely.” However, without proper context and follow-up questions, this information is basically useless. There are many types of survey [...]

By | 2017-10-12T20:48:03+00:00 September 28th, 2016|Network Security|Comments Off on The Fallacy of “How Likely Are You to Recommend…to Your Friends and Colleagues?”