Optimising IoT bandwith with delta updates

As connected devices proliferate in the Internet of Things (IoT), companies need an efficient over-the-air (OTA) update mechanism for remotely delivering new software, features, firmware updates and security enhancements to potentially huge numbers of geographically dispersed embedded devices. Pushing software updates can range from a few to hundreds of megabytes. Continue Reading

Tornado warning: Commingling of public and IoT clouds?

Clouds are tricky things. It’s hard to tell where the foundations of a cloud reside. You could point at the physical infrastructure. Some of the best side-channel attacks target hardware. There is the operating system that runs everything. And there is the middleware, billing, hypervisors, drivers and web front ends. Continue Reading

4 Financial Services Cybersecurity Pain Points and How Security Fabric Can Assist

The cloud, Internet of Things (IoT),  mobility, and big data analytics are four primary trends that are driving change, and financial services organizations are being tasked to keep up. While digital business is simplifying life for the users of financial services, companies are being forced to deal with these trends’ Continue Reading

Byline: The Move to Standardization and Open Architectures Enables Cybersecurity Automation For the Government Sector

As networks become increasingly complex, adding such things as wireless connectivity, cloud services, BYOD, and the Internet of Things, they present increasing opportunities for compromise. Most organizations have deployed a variety of security devices across their network as part of their overall security infrastructure, usually from different vendors. These devices Continue Reading

Byline: Solving IoT Security – Pursuing Distributed Security Enforcement

For many of us in the Security Industry, the possibility of using Internet of Things (IoT) devices as a launchpad for an attack has been mostly theoretical. However, information obtained after the massive distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack against the services offered by DYN.com appears to show that the threat is Continue Reading

Innovation Insights: Defining and Securing IoT

The Internet of Things represents a new genus of the Internet, and enterprises and government agencies are searching for ways to better serve customers and spawn new growth.  Experts predict that by 2020 there will be 4.3 Internet-connected devices for every man, woman, and child on the planet. North America Continue Reading

Innovation Insights: Protecting A Hyperconnected World

People, things, and ideas, connected together by IoT and the cloud, are driving the new digital economy. This new hyperconnected world is not only changing how companies do business, but also how people work, live, and learn. It is changing the world at an unprecedented rate.  What does this hyperconnected Continue Reading

Byline: Don’t Neglect Security in M&A Due Diligence

Look at any M&A due diligence checklist and you’ll see the same things: financials, customer information, sales, real estate, intellectual property, contracts—and the list goes on. One thing you may not see is information security, and that can be a crucial mistake. Like any other critical component of running a Continue Reading

Code Better with PrestaShop 1.7

One of the key part of working on a major version is to review how things are made, to rethink our processes, and to modernize the codebase in order to stay technically relevant. Version 1.7 of PrestaShop is a major step in that direction, as this article will show. Note Continue Reading

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