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#1 TheSentinel

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Posted 04 February 2017 - 07:30 PM

Security and the Internet of Things

Last year, on October 21, your digital video recorder ­- or at least a DVR like yours ­- knocked Twitter off the internet. Someone used your DVR, along with millions of insecure webcams, routers, and other connected devices, to launch an attack that started a chain reaction, resulting in Twitter, Reddit, Netflix, and many sites going off the internet. You probably didn't realize that your DVR had that kind of power. But it does.

This essay previously appeared in New York Magazine.
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Posted 14 February 2017 - 06:50 PM

Bruce Schneier has published a great list about that them at his website

 

Security and Privacy Guidelines for the Internet of Things

Lately, I have been collecting IoT security and privacy guidelines. Here's everything I've found:

Tags: Internet of things, privacy, security engineering, security standards
Posted on February 9, 2017 at 7:14 AM • 32 Comments

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