Secure Your IoT Devices, Hackers Are Coming for Them

Secure Your IoT Devices, Hackers Are Coming for Them

by Silviu Stahie, from Business Insights , on 27.05.2020

Our homes are littered with Internet of Things (IoT) devices, even if we might not be aware that they fall into that category. Left unattended, unpatched or unprotected, they are just waiting to be taken over by malicious actors who can use them in numerous nefarious ways. We can now take a closer look at the most vulnerable devices and at what constitutes a threat in the home or business IoT ecosystem. read more

IoT Global Market for Security Cameras to Reach $41.7 Billion by 2024

IoT Global Market for Security Cameras to Reach $41.7 Billion by 2024

by Silviu STAHIE, from IoT Security Insights , on 26.05.2020

According to new research published by Berg Insight, the number of security cameras in Europe and North America is set to grow at a steady compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 18.1% over the next four years. Security cameras are an integral part of the Internet for Things (IoT) landscape as they make up a ... The post IoT Global Market for Security Cameras to Reach $41.7 Billion by 2024 appeared first on Bitdefender. read more

Track-and-trace coronavirus apps are here. What does it mean for your family?

Track-and-trace coronavirus apps are here. What does it mean for your family?

by Cristina POPOV, from IoT Security Insights , on 26.05.2020

While scientists are working on a vaccine against the novel coronavirus, tech companies are developing apps and technologies to help health authorities track, trace and isolate the illness. Apple and Google released their API framework last week called Exposure Notification for COVID-19 contact tracing apps, and have granted access to their coronavirus tracking tool in ... The post Track-and-trace coronavirus apps are here. What does it mean for your family? appeared first on Bitdefender. read more

Price of Access to Corporate Networks on the Dark Web Went Up in 2020

Price of Access to Corporate Networks on the Dark Web Went Up in 2020

by Silviu Stahie, from Business Insights , on 26.05.2020

Access to company networks is sold on the dark web, and the latest research indicates that it’s a growing business, with advertisements for this type of illegal access increasing by 69% in Q1 2020 compared with the Q4 2019. read more

IoT Devices to Number 24.1 Billion by 2030, New Research Shows

IoT Devices to Number 24.1 Billion by 2030, New Research Shows

by Silviu STAHIE, from IoT Security Insights , on 25.05.2020

The Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem is set to undergo a continuous compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 11% in the next decade, according to new research from Transforma Insights. There is little doubt that the IoT industry is experiencing massive growth and it’s not slowing down. Leaving aside updated iterations of existing devices being ... The post IoT Devices to Number 24.1 Billion by 2030, New Research Shows appeared first on Bitdefender. read more

Better business days to follow – our channel partners confirm it

Better business days to follow – our channel partners confirm it

by Andrada Georgescu, from Business Insights , on 25.05.2020

We’ve faced life-altering changes over the past few months, and many of us are still learning to cope. The COVID-19 pandemic has also changed the way we do business. After all this disruption, we wanted to take a close look at how our channel partners are doing, so we asked them how the pandemic is influencing their businesses in general. Our project, called Special Bitdefender Research, ran throughout the month of April, giving all our partners worldwide the chance to share their opinion. read more

Companies Overwhelmingly Expect Security Risks from Work-from-Home Employees, Survey Shows

Companies Overwhelmingly Expect Security Risks from Work-from-Home Employees, Survey Shows

by Silviu Stahie, from Business Insights , on 25.05.2020

Many companies rushed to provide their employees with a procedure to work from home, leading to a drastic increase in cyber risks that could directly affect the business, according to a new survey from HiveIO. read more

Growing Threat of Destructive Attacks is One of the Top Cyber Risks Organizations Face

Growing Threat of Destructive Attacks is One of the Top Cyber Risks Organizations Face

by Business Insights , on 25.05.2020

At a time of technological transformation and “cyber everywhere”, the attack surface for organizations is exponentially growing and cyber criminals are going after operational systems and backup capabilities simultaneously in highly sophisticated ways—leading to enterprise-wide destructive cyber attacks. read more

Weaponization of IoT Devices Increased in 2019, NTT Report Shows

Weaponization of IoT Devices Increased in 2019, NTT Report Shows

by Silviu STAHIE, from IoT Security Insights , on 22.05.2020

Internet of Things (IoT) devices are gaining a more prominent role in cyberattack, becoming a force to be reckoned with, no matter the affected industry, according to NTT’s 2020 Global Threat Intelligence Report. IoT devices are present at home, in companies, in cars, industrial settings, and anywhere else in between. While they play an invaluable ... The post Weaponization of IoT Devices Increased in 2019, NTT Report Shows appeared first on Bitdefender. read more

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