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  • IoT Adoption in Asia-Pacific: One Size Does Not Fit All

    by Britta Glade on June 1, 2017

    Is the Internet of Things (IoT), the solution of all things? Some may agree and some may not, but Asia Pacific’s attraction toward IoT will only become more apparent in the coming years. Asia looks poised to lead IoT spending. In 2015, the region accounted for more than 40 percent of the total worldwide IoT expenditure, and IoT spending in Asia Pacific will be the highest globally over the next…

  • Critical Infrastructure at RSAC 2017

    by Gib Sorebo on February 9, 2017

    With this year’s RSA Conference almost upon us, it might be helpful to take a look at how critical infrastructure is playing out this year. While we’ve seen a few cyber attacks in the news targeting critical infrastructure, things have been quiet for the past year. In some ways, we’re starting to see the market mature beyond answering the mail for North American Electric Reliability Corporation…

  • Building an Internet of Things Risk Model in the Wake of Mirai

    by Gib Sorebo on December 30, 2016

    For many of us, Internet of Things (IoT) security has been nothing more than a cocktail party conversation. It sounds interesting but doesn’t necessarily affect our work or personal lives even if our job includes cybersecurity. While it is clearly a concern for operators of medical devices or industrial control systems, it seems less relevant for the typical enterprise or consumer. After all, …

  • The Weaponization of IoT: A Shot Across The Bow – What We Must Do Today

    by Craig Spiezle on December 19, 2016

    IoT devices continue to make headlines for their innovation and as new holiday gifts, with millions of new devices being sold weekly. But with the proliferation of these new devices comes a sobering reality: they are introducing new threats daily. There is real and present danger here, and it will only get worse. While we have experienced devices being compromised and taken over in the past…

  • What’s Ahead for 2017: The RSAC Advisory Board Industry Predictions

    by Jennifer Lawinski on December 7, 2016

    After an eventful year, it can be comforting to put a framework around the uncertainty of the future and try to look ahead at what next year may bring. And it’s in that spirit that we talked to the RSA Conference Advisory Board to find out what they think will happen in the world of cybersecurity as we enter 2017. What’s the value of looking at predictions? According to Todd Inskeep, Principal, …

  • Maintaining Security When IT is on Holiday

    by Nathan Eddy on December 5, 2016

    With the holiday season fast approaching—they’re playing Jingle Bells in the department stores across the land—businesses need to be ready for the periods when IT security staff will be enjoying time with friends and family. The job of the IT pro isn’t likely to get easier anytime soon, and this is especially true during the holidays when employees are out of the office and expect to remain…

  • Getting to Know the RSAC Advisory Board: Ed Skoudis

    by Jennifer Lawinski on December 2, 2016

    Name: Ed Skoudis Title and company: Instructor and Fellow, SANS Institute; Founder, Counter Hack Number of years in the information security industry: 20 RSAC: What was your first job in the infosec industry? Skoudis: Working at Bellcore helping the Baby Bells secure their early IP networks. RSAC: What does the RSA Conference 2017 theme, “The Power of Opportunity,” mean to you? Skoudis: Information…

  • Ransomware, IoT, Blockchain (and More!): What You’ll See at RSA Conference 2017

    by Britta Glade on November 15, 2016

    With more than three months to go before we welcome you to San Francisco, RSA Conference 2017 is already breaking records. We had more submissions for regular session talks this year than ever before—almost 30 percent more! Let that sink in for a minute. We had almost 500 more submissions than our previous record high. And they weren’t submitted by zombie IoT devices or artificial intelligence…

  • RSA Conference: Our Most Popular Posts from October 2016

    by Jennifer Lawinski on November 10, 2016

    We here at RSA Conference are continually striving to bring you excellent content year-round. Whether it's videos from your favorite conference sessions or blog posts from industry experts who can help you solve your toughest cybersecurity issues, we've got your back. What were your favorite RSA Conference blog posts and videos in the month of October this year? Top Blog Posts 1. Embracing the…

  • Internet of Things: It’s Not Just the Devices!

    by Ed Skoudis on October 24, 2016

    With the holiday season around the corner, families are about to introduce a new raft of high-tech, Internet-connected gadgets into their homes worldwide. At the same time, enterprises are increasingly deploying automated building control systems and lighting technologies. Local governments are also getting in on the act as the move toward smart cities gathers steam. These advancements represent…

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