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Reliable Huawei defended by Canadian telco Telus

As critics lament Huawei ‘hysteria’, Western telcos are being forced to take sides The feud between the US and China over hardware giant Huawei shows no signs of relenting, leading to increasing numbers of western telcos taking a stance in favour or against the Shenzhen hardware provider. One telco – Canada’s Telus – is one of… Read the full article


Businesses in the dark over IoT breaches

Research indicates almost half of companies cannot tell if IoT devices have been breached Businesses are failing to implement effective IoT security strategies and almost half have no idea if their devices have been breached, according to security company Gemalto. Since the term IoT was coined, experts have sounded the alarm about the dangers of increasing… Read the full article


BlackBerry brings secure smartphone tech to IoT devices
Former phonemaker to license secure technology to manufacturers to improve safety and security of IoT devices BlackBerry is jumping into the IoT space to boost the security of connected devices, it announced at CES Monday. Despite their burgeoning popularity approximately 80 percent of consumers in the U.S, U.K and Canada do not trust their internet-connected devices... Read the full article

IoT cryptomining exploits on the rise

December 2018 McAfee Labs threat report shows sharp increase in malware targeting IoT devices, which can then be used for cryptomining exploits IoT malware threats have increased from just over 5,000 in Q4 2016 to over 45,000 incidents detected in Q3 2018. IoT threats may target any kind of connected hardware including routers, smart devices,… Read the full article