Smart Homes - Inadequate Security?

Smart Homes - Inadequate Security?

The rise of Alexa, Siri and Google Home make it easy to say commands to unlock your door, or turn on your television and set your lights to 50% brightness.  However, this convenience factor presents a new and unique risk to the security posture of your home.

IoT: The Internet of Threat

IoT: The Internet of Threat

The Internet of Things (IOT) sector has seen explosive growth over the last 10 years.  The Internet of Things was roughly ‘born’ in 2008/2009, and first added to the Gartner “hype cycle” in 2011.  In this time we have seen not only an exponential growth in the number and types of connected devices with over 8 billion connected devices, but also a rise in the risk this presents to organizations and their user’s privacy and security.

Mobile Devices Driving the Future of Authentication

Mobile Devices Driving the Future of Authentication

One of the critical elements of the Internet economy is the act of validation or authenticating users.  Whether it is to log in to your banking, email, social media or other services, you are required to authenticate to the system or device. Fingerprints and facial scanning are just starting to scratch the surface on what can be detected and measured that is unique to you.

2018: Mobile App Security Outlook

2018: Mobile App Security Outlook

2017 was an interesting year for mobile app security, including extensive activity around ransomware, cryptocurrencies and mining apps, rootkits and bootkits, and trojans. Beyond mobile we saw numerous breaches including the likes of Gmail, Docusign, Verizon and Equifax, where Equifax subsequently pulled it’s mobile apps post-breach due to finding previously undiscovered vulnerabilities.

So what will 2018 hold? Let’s take a look at a few trends.