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Web-connected devices may have to comply with new EU security laws

Web-connected devices may have to comply with new EU security laws

According to a draft proposal obtained by Bloomberg, providers of internet-connected technology -- ranging from iPhones to baby monitors -- will be required to comply with new cybersecurity specifications in the European Union. Offendees risk getting fined and possibly having their products remove... Read more

date29 days ago
Semtech acquires Sierra Wireless for $1.2 billion

Semtech acquires Sierra Wireless for $1.2 billion

Semiconductor supplier Semtech plans to purchase Sierra Wireless, a deal worth $1.2 billion in all-cash. Semiconductor and analog manufacturing company Semtech Corporation plans to purchase all the shares of Sierra Wireless. Sierra Wireless is an Internet service provider based in Canada. The... Read more

date2 months ago
EchoStar launches Europe’s first LoRa  IoT network

EchoStar launches Europe’s first LoRa IoT network

EchoStar Mobile, a mobile satellite provider, recently launched a 'LoRa-enabled IoT' network – an industry-first. Short for Long-Range, LoRa is a low-power network protocol best suited for connecting battery-backed devices. Sometimes, terrestrial infrastructure limitations constrain tech usage... Read more

date3 months ago
Major vulnerability in IoT devices from Linksys, Netgear and Axis

Major vulnerability in IoT devices from Linksys, Netgear and Axis

Nozomi Networks discovered vulnerable third-party libraries in hundreds of IoT devices from well-known manufacturers. The vulnerability allows cybercriminals to assign fraudulent IP addresses. According to the security specialists, hundreds of IoT devices suffer from a vulnerability that allows ... Read more

date5 months ago
New vulnerabilities potentially expose millions of IoT devices

New vulnerabilities potentially expose millions of IoT devices

Millions of IoT (Internet of Things) devices have security vulnerabilities that could allow cybercriminals to knock devices offline or control them remotely. The problem with this is that it opens the door to gain wider access to bigger networks. Nine major vulnerabilities are affecting four TCP... Read more

date1 year ago
Akamai is acquiring Inverse to boost its IoT security services

Akamai is acquiring Inverse to boost its IoT security services

Yesterday, Akamai announced that it had acquired Inverse, a company based in Montreal, dealing in open-source consulting and integration. Akamai has an interest in Inverse’s technology which provides context and visibility in the IoT landscape. To be specific, Akamai said that Inverse would br... Read more

date2 years ago
Intel introduces face-recognition tech into RealSense

Intel introduces face-recognition tech into RealSense

Intel announced on Wednesday that it is adding face-recognition hardware and software that retail stores can use to enable payments and dictate access to restricted areas. The tech was introduced in 2014, in Intel’s RealSense 3D cameras. Combining depth and tracking technology, drones, robots,... Read more

date2 years ago
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