As in years past, the Internet of Things and cloud play heavily in the predictions but new malicious tactics and strategies will create unique challenges for vendors and organizations alike, according to FortiGuard researchers.
Audrey William, Head of ICT Research, Australia & New Zealand, at Frost & Sullivan, discusses how security will be the biggest issue in the ICT industry driven by rapid adoption of Cloud, Mobility and the Internet of Things.
Securing Smart Cities, the not-for-profit global initiative addressing the cyber security challenges of smart cities, released guidelines jointly developed by Securing Smart Cities and the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) for the adoption of smart city technology.
A study into the security of the Internet of Things has confirmed that the web interfaces for user administration of commercial, off-the-shelf embedded devices - routers, DSL/cable modems, VoIP phones, IP/CCTV cameras - represent a significant attack surface.
Researchers from Tencent's Xuanwu Lab have proved that a specially crafted barcode can be used to execute commands on a target system, saddle it with malware, or perform other malicious operations.
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