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  1. What Security Pros Predict for IoT Security in 2017

    According to research firm Gartner, there were an estimated 6.4 billion IoT devices in 2016, and are forecasting over 20 billion IoT devices by 2020. Despite such impressive numbers, there has been a fundamental lack of basic security throughout the IoT industry. For the past few years, experts have been sounding warnings about IoT security…


  2. Myth: TLS Is Too Heavy for Low-Powered Devices

    Mobile devices have evolved significantly in terms of power in the last few years, but other devices emerging as part of the IoT ecosystem can still be extremely limited by computing power and battery life. With the predicted growth of the IoT and the subsequent increase of connected devices with a wide range of power…


  3. Using PKI to Secure the IoT

    DigiCert hosted a webinar and discussed the importance of PKI to secure the Internet of Things (IoT). The discussion, led by DigiCert’s Chief Security Officer, Jasin Sabin, and Leidos Chief Engineer, Brian Russell, and moderated by DigiCert’s Jeff Chandler, talked about the necessity of securing connected devices in the IoT, and how smart companies are…


  4. What the Internet of Things Means for Your Car

    One in 5 cars will have some form of wireless network connection in 2020, according to Gartner. In the Internet of Things, formerly unconnected devices are wirelessly linked to the Internet in order to capture data or automate systems, and cars are now a major element of this emerging technology. “Connected cars” are revolutionizing the…


  5. Protecting the IoT with Security Solutions Now

    The Internet of Things has become one of the most exciting developments for network connectivity. The number of IoT devices is predicted to exceed 40 billion by 2020, and their potential benefit to industrial success is limitless. However, the possibility of unforeseen damage grows by connecting multiple devices especially for business. IoT device security is…