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AI, IoT, and edge computing drive cybersecurity concerns for 2019

As companies adopt emerging technologies, the cyber risk landscape is set to grow larger in the new year, according to a Forcepoint report. 2018 saw many large-scale data breaches, but 2019 will shift to more widespread, integrated cybersecurity concerns. Industrial IoT disruption, phishing attacks, and edge computing present some of the largest areas of cybersecurity risks.

Full article: AI, IoT, and edge computing drive cybersecurity concerns for 2019 – TechRepublic

This tech aims to prevent incidental facial captures from IoT devices

The internet of things is virtually everywhere. Billions of IoT devices are deployed to monitor people through CCTVs, capture police footage from a body cameras and to see what products people gravitate toward when they shop. As the IoT continues to become all-encompassing, those devices stand to gather plenty of images.

Full article: This tech aims to prevent incidental facial captures from IoT devices

Predictions 2019: The Internet Of Things

Business stakeholders and CIOs in both B2B and B2C environments are planning and deploying IoT solutions to power digital transformation initiatives to revolutionize customer relationships, enhance operations, and differentiate products. IoT deployment momentum brings challenges. Firms must identify strategies and methods to secure, manage, and support the rapidly growing number of smart, connected IoT devices and solutions. Forrester has released its annual predictions for the internet of things in 2019.

Full summary: Predictions 2019: The Internet Of Things

Controlling our health data before it controls us

As smart devices in health care evolve, the line between human and machine is blurring — and creating new concerns about consumer safety and privacy rights.  High-tech health care solutions are part of an emerging sector of medical technologies that monitor personal health data by essentially connecting your body to the Internet. We should consider establishing rules to govern the legal, privacy and ethical issues that are already arising from smart medical and biometric devices.

Full article: Controlling our health data before it controls us – The Washington Post

Internet Of Things: Major Security Issues and Their Possible Solutions

Internet of things security and privacy issues is one of the hottest topics in the industry. And it is as popular as it is divisive. Although a lot of experts support the development and evolution of connected smart devices, you would be surprised how many tech specialists think that the idea is doomed to fail. Their skepticism is not groundless.

In order to make IoT more secure, we need to be informed about its problems and their solutions. So, here are some of the most common concerns experts have about security and privacy in IoT.

Full article: Internet Of Things: Major Security Issues and Their Possible Solutions | SoftMediaLab

Key Developments in Internet of Things Law

California Signs the First IoT Security Bill into Law, and the FTC Submits Comments to the Consumer Product Safety Commission Regarding the IoT California’s New IoT Law On September 28, 2018, California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law a cybersecurity bill governing Internet of Things (IoT) devices, the first law of its kind in the nation.

Source: Key Developments in Internet of Things Law

Connected vehicles: first step towards an international agreement

The International Working Group on Data Protection in Telecommunications (IWGDPT or so-called Berlin Group), has adopted a Working Paper on Connected Vehicles. Paper analyses the different types of data that can be collected, generated, transmitted, processed or retained by connected vehicles and identifies the privacy risks involved in these processes. The paper provides recommendations for manufacturers, third party service providers, standardization bodies, public authorities and rule makers as well as for drivers of connected vehicles on how to effectively avert these risks.

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Source: Connected vehicles: first step towards an international agreement

Global study finds artificial intelligence is key cybersecurity weapon in the IoT era

As businesses struggle to combat increasingly sophisticated cybersecurity attacks, the severity of which is exacerbated by both the vanishing IT perimeters in today’s mobile and IoT era, coupled with an acute shortage of skilled security professionals, IT security teams need both a new approach and powerful new tools to protect data and other high-value assets.

Source: Global study finds artificial intelligence is key cybersecurity weapon in the IoT era

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