As enterprises increasingly deploy Internet of Things devices to improve efficiency while reducing costs, the security of all of these ends points will become a challenge for IT departments. Unfortunately, secure product development is "not the norm for connected things," warns ABI Research.
Many companies rely on outdated network security methods to secure their data against sophisticated malware, advanced persistent threats and blended threats, warns Frost & Sullivan.
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While BYOD has increased the productivity of today's workers, it has also introduced a range of security threats, such as malware, direct attacks, data loss or theft and social engineering.
Mobility can open up the firm to security threats, such as lost or stolen devices with corporate data on-board or malware infection from an insecure app. To help enterprises cope with the security challenge posed by BYOD and mobility, FierceMobileIT is bringing together a panel of experts for a July 24 webinar at 1 pm ET covering the topic.
Watch out. It appears that one of the gravest security threats to your home is not stealthy burglar but a connected light bulb.
While providing increased mobile speeds and bandwidth, LTE networks are also facing security threats to their architecture, warns LTE security firm Stoke.
Chief information officers at U.K. enterprises are facing similar IT security challenges to their counterparts in the United States.
IT leaders are not concerned about unknown security threats generated by BYOD, mobility, cloud computing and Internet usage, according to a survey of 1,440 global IT leaders by Vanson Bourne on behalf of Dell.
Close to two-thirds of IT pros see employee carelessness as the biggest security threat to their firm, according to a survey by security vendor SecureData cited in an Information Age report.