IoT Security

October 10, 2017


Sting Explains the Importance of IoT Threat Defense

Most of you know Sting, the Grammy-winning solo artist and singer/bassist for English rock band The Police. So many great hits over the years. But how many of you know his late-80’s song “Englishman in New York?” I’m an alien The song opens with Sting, the Englishman, feeling somewhat out of place in New York City: His […]

September 21, 2017


Securing IoT: Job #1 for Everyone

To fulfill the promise of IoT, own your role in IoT security.

September 13, 2017


When Walls Come Down: Working Together to Protect IoT Devices

When you begin remodeling an older home you realize that some walls are there for good reasons. Others block our modern, open-floor-plan lifestyles and can come down. Years ago, factories and utilities separated their Information Technology (IT) and Operations Technology (OT) teams. The thinking was that such walls helped ensure reliability and uptime so that […]

August 24, 2017


Securing the IoT: Processes and People Needed!

IoT promises to boost corporate profits worldwide by 21 percent by 2022, according to Cisco analysts. That’s because IoT can help businesses lower costs by realizing new efficiencies and drive new revenues by enabling new business models. Digital transformation in general, and IoT in particular, can help organizations become more productive and more responsive to […]

August 2, 2017


The Real IoT Opportunity for Enterprises? A Chance to Address Security Risks Head On

IoT and IoT-related threats are very real. A massive compromise of IoT devices can severely disrupt not only organizations, but also the Internet itself. Fortunately, we are still in the early days of the IoT, which means there’s still time for defenders to do their part to help secure it.

June 29, 2017


How Not To Be Seen — Check Your IoT Visibility

Your innocent network usage can put your sensitive data at risk. Find out how to keep the private stuff private.

June 13, 2017


Are IoT Technologies Making the Grade?

Cloud, fog, analytics, AI, blockchain and drones—how do YOU grade the state of IoT technologies today?

May 23, 2017


Cisco IoT Threat Defense: Securing the IoT at Scale

Protect Vital Services in Advanced Medical Care, Automated Manufacturing, and Power Generation and Delivery From time to time, I find it’s helpful to pause and take stock of why I do what I do. Recently, I found myself talking with a CEO of a medical startup. Their goal was to improve the care of cancer […]

April 28, 2017


Lessons from Hannover Messe: 5 Ways to Leverage IT for Your Industrial Ops

At the 2017 Hannover Messe, dozens of manufacturing execs were trying to figure out how to move forward their platforms, teams, and philosophies to enable Industrie 4.0 outcomes at scale.