If industry fails to self regulate in light of security challenges facing IoT devices, the government could be forced to step in.
As recent Internet of Things-enabled DDoS attacks highlight the growing attack surface, the National Institute of Standards and Technology is releasing the latest version of Special Publication 800-160 early.
At a recent panel on cybersecurity, experts agreed that the threat to the nation’s critical infrastructure is becoming acute as more connected devices come online.
Cities have taken the lead on sensor systems, but experts say the federal potential is immense -- if security improves sufficiently.
An artificial-intelligence-powered sensor network will better managing the timing of traffic lights and crosswalk signals.
The White House on Sept. 26 announced more than $80 million in new funding for smart cities research and projects across the county.
A Tripwire study also found that 88 percent of IT professionals think such hacks would pose a threat to public safety.