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ThroughTek P2P Vulnerability Puts Spotlight on IoT Remediation

This past week a significant vulnerability was found in several different makes and models of IP cameras, enabling hackers to gain control of the audio and video feeds. The ThroughTek P2P vulnerability is based on software code that ThroughTek provides to multiple camera manufacturers for devices that have been sold for many years. In the age of deepfakes and commonly available tools to manipulate images, this vulnerability is a critical one to remediate before it causes significant damage. Yet that is at the heart of IoT cyber hygiene – once a vulnerability is detected, what can you do and how fast can you do it?

Why Urgency Around Unmanaged and IoT Security Hit This Week

In several corporate boardrooms (perhaps yours), this was the week where the risk and scale of...

Viakoo Comments on Solarwinds Breach

Summary Viakoo was not affected by the SolarWinds breach.  Viakoo does not share technologies nor...

Good Advice – Wash Your Cyber Hands!  Even Better – Do It Remotely!!

We are on the verge of a crisis in Cyber Hygiene.  Not only are millions of IoT devices (like...

Convergence is Back with a Vengeance

A few years ago at physical security industry conferences the word I heard the most was...

Automating Lifecycle Management of IP-Based Physical Security Systems

As the physical security industry has transitioned from analog to IP-based systems, several...

Are You Automating Camera Firmware Updates? You Should.

The now infamous Target data breach was transacted by malware being placed on the HVAC system...