Internet of Things


How home security is transitioning from a traditional ‘passive’ model to an interactive paradigm

The professional security market is a mature and stable industry with a proven business model that has successfully worked for […] Read More

Access control in the connected workplace 2017

IFSEC Global has surveyed hundreds of security professionals, facility managers and building owners/managers across 54 countries to ascertain just how integrated with one another smart building technologies are in a range of building types, from offices to industrial premises. Read More

HID Global expands IoT services for asset management and equipment monitoring

HID Global has added item management to its location services and has launched new condition monitoring services that analyse equipment performance. Read More

Kitemark standard would be a progressive step towards strengthening IoT security

Rob Norris, VP head of enterprise & cyber security EMEIA at Fujitsu, reflects on the findings of Symantec's Internet Security Threat Report 2017. Read More

“The ‘security of security’ is our top priority in the IoT era”

Cybersecurity is a pressing priority for Genetec, just announced as sponsor of the Borders & Infrastructure Expo at IFSEC 2017. We spoke to their sales engineering manager, EMEA and APAC, Simon Cook, about their efforts to stiffen cyber resilience not just in their own systems, but connected third-party devices too. Read More

US regulator and healthcare sector fear medical device hacks

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and medical device makers are expecting more hacking attacks, according to an in-depth piece published by The Hill. Read More

Access control in the Asia-Pacific 2017: Legacy infrastructure, innovation and the Internet of Things

IFSEC Global surveyed hundreds of security professionals to gauge the capabilities of access-control infrastructure across the Asia-Pacific and demand for the latest generation of technologies. Read More

Insecure web interfaces are achilles heel of IoT security defences: cybersecurity CEO

Many vulnerabilities among IoT devices originate from insecure web or web-based interfaces, according to Ilia Kolochenko, CEO of High-Tech Bridge. Read More

Hacked ‘smart teddy’ database of two million personal voice messages lacked even basic password protection – security experts respond

Three cybersecurity experts reflect on the implications of the teddy bear hack and offer their prescriptions for reducing cyber risks in similar scenarios. Read More

2 in 5 building management professionals are ‘unfamiliar’ with the ‘internet of things’

The survey also found that 55% of respondents say that a ‘lack of clear advice or knowledge’ is a serious barrier to the installation of connected technology in their buildings. Read More



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