Tag Archives: Internet of Things

Li-Fi Security

10 Jan

Li-Fi has been widely talked about, largely due to its capability to deliver a high data rate wireless connectivity.

Li-FI has some very interesting security characteristics too.

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Smart Home Project – HomeKit and LightwaveRF Integration

15 Nov

CyberMatters is a blog about security.  This article is NOT about security, there is a related security point related to this article documented in the blog Smart Home Project – Network Segregation

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Smart Home Project – Network Segregation

15 Nov

Over the last few weekends I’ve rebuilt my smart home solution. It reminded me of how hard it is to build something that is secure.

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How do you dispose of your Smart Home?

23 Feb

A few weeks back, I worked with the SH&BA to publish guidance on the Security of your Smart Home.

Shortly before we went to print I sold my car, and suddenly realised there was a big gap in the document.

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Q: When will the IoT be secure? A: Never.

16 Feb

That may seem a bit bizarre coming from someone working for a company that specialises in making the IoT secure. Let me justify the comment. Continue reading

Another week, another IoT security scare!

19 Jan

With the recent events and stories hitting the news, such as CES 2016 announcing plenty of new IoT products and new toys being hackable, no wonder I couldn’t miss the opportunity to talk about them – the first thing to catch my eye this week was ……

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Is your New Toy Hackable?

29 Dec

Over the last few days, many children will have received gifts of the latest interconnected toys. Sadly as a security community we know many of these will be insecure. Continue reading

Cyber Essentials At Home

19 Nov

Our homes are becoming smarter. Lights you can switch on remotely, heating that learns about when you will be at home, refrigerators that add items to shopping list as you use them and electric cars that charge when fuel prices are low.

This exciting new world does not come without risks: risks to privacy; risks to security and risks to physical safety. Continue reading

Cars Need a Root of Trust

20 Oct

Fiat Chrysler has suffered a widely publicised attack where hackers remotely killed a Jeep. The resolution has been to send a USB stick in the post to owners, for which they have been criticised. The criticism is in two parts.

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Car Manufacturers want Big Data – Fast

23 Sep

The automotive world is transforming.

According to “How the Internet of Things is transforming the automotive industry” here’s a look at what to expect in the immediate future:

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