IoT: The ransomware threat, How IoT could usher in the net wave of ransomware, and how to prevent it

IoT's integration into the world of business, along with the evolution of ransomware, creates the perfect storm for a cybersecurity arms race. IoT ushers in a raft of new network-connected devices, each one a potential entry point for malicious attacks, particularly when there is still a lack of established security standards around IoT. This article [...]

2018-04-06T08:35:47+00:00 6th April, 2018|Blog, Thought Leadership|

Ransomware of IoT will become a new security nightmare in 2018

When it comes to securing IoT devices, many vendors simply aren’t willing to put in the extra effort to ensure security because there is not yet any regulation to require it. 2017 will likely be remembered as the year of ransomware, with high-profile attacks dominating the headlines and causing widespread disruption to organisations around the [...]

2018-01-05T03:55:35+00:00 5th January, 2018|Blog, Thought Leadership|

Cyber-Attack on UK Parliament

Friday 23rd June saw a sustained cyber-attack against the UK parliament where up to 90 email accounts were hacked. The incidentgave rise to blackmail fears after hackers tried to break in to the accounts of MPs by searching for weak passwords.Reports suggest the houses of common Wi-Fi password is commonly known and that a worker [...]

2017-06-28T09:17:19+00:00 28th June, 2017|Blog, Thought Leadership|

Top 4 Takeaways for Guarding Against Ransomware Attacks After WannaCry

The ransomware attack is holding computer systems hostage worldwide. This article describes the best practices that you can use to detect and fight ransomware, including WannaCry and explains the tips which help to readdress the basics, after attacks such as WannaCry. Read More T&VS Security services are offering top 3 recommendations to ensure you and your organizations [...]

2017-06-23T14:13:47+00:00 27th June, 2017|Blog, Thought Leadership|

WannaCry Aftermath: Is IoT Ransomware in Our Future?

The recent WannaCry ransomware virus has made a big splash by attacking PCs in multiple countries is now serving as a wakeup call about the looming risk of IoT ransomware. The lack of built-in security features makes the IoT solutions vulnerable to a variety of emerging and targeted security attacks. This article explains why IoT [...]

2017-06-20T10:40:19+00:00 20th June, 2017|Blog, Thought Leadership|

Ransomware and the Internet of Things

IoT devices offer a potential growth bed to any ransomware operation because the devices are interconnected by design and many pointedly lack any form of security. This article describes the guidelines and practices that help organizations and manufacturers improve their defences against IoT ransomware. Read More Learn more about how T&VS IoT certification process can [...]

2018-03-09T12:02:41+00:00 5th June, 2017|Blog, Thought Leadership|
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