Announcing the general availability of Azure Defender for IoT

As businesses increasingly rely on connected devices to optimize their operations, the number of IoT and Operational Technology (OT) endpoints is growing dramatically—industry analysts have estimated that CISOs will soon be responsible for an attack surface multiple times larger than just a few years ago. Today we are announcing that Azure Defender for IoT is…
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Addressing cybersecurity risk in industrial IoT and OT

As the industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and operational technology (OT) continue to evolve and grow, so too, do the responsibilities of the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO). The CISO now needs to mitigate risks from cloud-connected machinery, warehouse systems, and smart devices scattered among hundreds of workstations. Managing those security risks includes the need…
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Afternoon Cyber Tea: Peak, Plateau, or Plummet? Cyber security trends that are here to stay and how to detect and recover from ransomware attacks

The rapidity of change in the cyberthreat landscape can be daunting for today’s cyber defense teams. Just as they perfect the ability to block one attack method, adversaries change their approach.
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Afternoon Cyber Tea: Cybersecurity & IoT: New risks and how to minimize them

Every year billions of new connected devices come online. These devices enable businesses to finetune operations, optimize processes, and develop analytics-based services.
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Cybersecurity best practices to implement highly secured devices

If an internet-connected device performs a non-critical function, why does it need to be highly secured? Because any device can be the target of a hacker, and any hacked device can be weaponized.
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