Smart cities and the challenge of securing the neighborhood

In our final report from CES we take a look at smart city initiatives. This year at CES there was an entire section devoted to smart city initiatives municipalities are rolling out in many cities around the world, or planning to. As we noted in our look at automotive security and IoT securitypreviously, the technologies surrounding transportation are converging; … More Smart cities and the challenge of securing the neighborhood

Safe Summer Travels: Being Wi-Fi Wary

When you’re on vacation far from your handy home network, it’s tempting to grab a quick connection through an unsecured Wi-Fi hotspot in a café, airport, library or the like. After all, it’s right there, it’s convenient (doesn’t require that complicated security key) and best of all, it’s free. Before you make that connection, stop … More Safe Summer Travels: Being Wi-Fi Wary

Public Wi-Fi hotspots – know the risks

Using public Wi-Fi can be risky – and security experts such as Europol’s Troels Oerting have even suggested it’s TOO risky, and that we should abandon public Wi-Fi hotspots altogether. If your computer happens to be filled with trade secrets (or any business data for that matter), that’s probably a good idea – your colleagues … More Public Wi-Fi hotspots – know the risks