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IoT Security Vulnerabilities of Smart Cities

As IoT devices become smaller and cheaper, more cities are leveraging them to transform themselves into smart cities. Smart cities use IoT devices and technologies to improve the efficiency of their services and assist their citizens in a variety of ways. Smart city IoT applications include: Traffic-management systems that reduce congestion and save money on…

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The Value of Data Protection in the Internet of Things

The IoT is made up of billions of devices that collect and share data. If this data is not properly secured, it puts both end-users and manufacturers at risk for all sorts of disastrous consequences. For example, the data collected by a smart thermostat can reveal when someone is home based on their heating and…

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The Biggest IoT Security Threat: Failure of Imagination

IoT security experts agree that a rise in security failures is inevitable this year given that more and more companies are deploying IoT sensors and devices, many of which are not properly secured. In fact, analysts with Forrester and Strategic Cyber Ventures go so far as to predict widespread and large-scale security breaches. We believe…

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Cryptographic Security for Keyless Car Entry Systems – Not Gone in 60 Seconds

Recent news reports from sources including Insurance Journal, the National Insurance Crime Bureau and the TODAY Show have highlighted a critical security weakness in some cars and trucks equipped with keyless remotes and pushbutton ignitions. As demonstrated in the following TODAY Show video, thieves are using small, handheld devices that wirelessly replicate the signal of…

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SecureRF CEO discusses security, IoT, SBIR and hockey in CTStartup Podcast

Our CEO, Louis Parks, was interviewed for a podcast by CTStartup. This was recorded at the CT Innovation Summit which was put on by the Connecticut Technology Council. Their discussion starts with some explanations about security, which Louis clarifies is more than just encryption and can include authentication and non-repudiation. They discuss various IoT hacking…

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SecureRF Honored for Cutting-Edge Cybersecurity Innovations for the Internet of Things

SecureRF Corporation was recognized by The Security Innovation Network (SINET) for delivering the most advanced anti-counterfeiting solutions for high-value products in both the commercial and defense sectors. The “SINET 16” winners are best-of-class security companies addressing industry and government’s most pressing needs and requirements. SINET is an organization focused on advancing Cybersecurity innovation through public-private…

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