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Homeworkers at risk warns cyber security experts amid coronavirus outbreak

People working remotely to help prevent the spread of coronavirus are at greater risk of being hacked because they are likely to be using less secure computer settings, an expert has warned. As more businesses encourage staff to work from home amid the Covid-19 outbreak, a computer science lecturer at Loughborough University has urged workers to check their security settings. Dr Asma Adnane said remotely accessing sensitive business data causes additional cybersecurity risks, and she encouraged anyone planning on working from home to speak to their IT department first.


Hackers using hidden apps to mask malware, warn cybersecurity experts

Hackers are increasingly using hidden apps to target mobile phone users, cybersecurity experts have warned. Researchers from cybersecurity firm McAfee have published their latest Mobile Threat Report, which warns of the rise of hidden app attacks and their ability to access user data.


Smart IoT Q&A: Simon Evans, Digital Energy Leader, Arup

Simon is the Digital Energy Leader at Arup, Fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE), and the Delivery Team Lead for the Centre for Digital Built Britain (CDBB) National Digital Twin programme.


‘Shadow IoT’ emerging as cloud security threat

83 percent of IoT transactions are happening over unsecured channels A report has warned of a troubling surge in unauthorised IoT devices connected to enterprise networks. US-based cloud security company Zscaler analysed cloud traffic generated by its customers for its latest IoT Traffic report. The company found that “shadow IoT” device traffic is growing rapidly… Read More


Smart IoT Q&A: Anne Hoyer, Chairman of the Advisory Board, Smart IoT London

With her knowledge of the industry, Anne Hoyer has been advising several Fortune 500 companies on their IoT and innovation strategy and leading cross-company execution teams on IoT development. An IoT expert who started her Technology career at SAP and quickly progressed to a global role in the industry, Anne is now heading the Business Consulting practice for the SAP Innovation portfolio at CGI France.



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