Imagine for a moment you had a twin that you didn’t know about. A virtual copy of you that shopped where you shopped, read what you read, and was interested in exactly the same things you were. For all intents and purposes, this twin was you but with one big difference; this copy of you cared almost nothing about your privacy. Surprise! This copy of you exists and isn’t going away any time soon. So… now what? Well, for starters, you should read this Q&A between Jason Elrod and Sean Martin.
IoT security is certainly a challenging landscape. It was difficult enough to secure a select few smartphone operating systems like IOS and Android, but IoT is a whole new world with an unlimited number of non-standard device operating systems. Michael Lynch explores this world and the future it holds for the IoT device manufacturers.
Jamison Utter explores the ransomware threat from the ‘other side’: the commoditization of cybercrime, and more specifically, why it’s happening.