Tag Archives: IoT

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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Considerations when Managing IoT Device Keys

15 Mar

As we rapidly advance to the new world of the Internet of Things, security is slowly but surely starting to be talked about. Managing keys is an important part of this discussion.

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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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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

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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ImmunoHopping: An Introduction

10 Sep

This new section of the Cyber Matters blog describes a project which is a collaboration between Nexor , the School of Computer Science and the Academic Unit of Clinical Oncology at the University of Nottingham. This project aims to produce the next generation of cyber defence tools based on gaining an enhanced understanding of the human immune system. This work has been kindly funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (“the EPSRC”).

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