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Top 10 riskiest IoT devices for enterprises, according to Forescout
IoT devices can become attack vectors for hackers to gain access to enterprise networks, and recent Forescout research shows businesses need to be aware of this and put adequate security measures in place.
Four tips for organisations to help future-proof their OT security strategy
IT and OT networks are founded on different and often conflicting priorities, making IT-OT security challenging for businesses. Only when the needs of both environments are thoroughly understood can digital convergence be successful.
Embracing zero trust for IoT and OT: a fundamental mind shift
Security architects are being forced to re-examine the concept of identity, with many turning to a zero trust security model to provide a better architecture in protecting their sensitive resources.
Forescout appoints A/NZ director Rohan Langdon
Langdon says businesses are facing major challenges as they implement remote working technologies, and new protocols.
Five questions organisations should ask when evaluating an asset management solution
Asset management solutions are imperative for business security, and choosing the right solution that is tailored to business requirements, will determine its success.
New joint offering looks to secure medical IoT
Forescout has entered into a strategic partnership with Medigate with the intention of reducing the risk of medication Internet of Things devices.
Forescout revamps partner programme
New programme focuses on improved partner collaboration to solve customers’ most complex cybersecurity challenges.
Forescout updates security platform to support more high-risk devices
Forescout has updated its security platform to provide more protection against devices across an IT ecosystem, as well as internet of things (IoT) and operational technology (OT) systems.
Key considerations for consistent IoT manageability and security
To address the risks connected IoT devices pose, it is important organisations come up with a strategy that will ensure every device is monitored and managed, Forescout says.
Are organisations ready for Zero Trust?
Despite its clear benefits, very few organisations have turned the concept of Zero Trust into a security practice, Forescout finds.
Disruptionware emerges as newest and nastiest cyber threat
Forescout and ICIT research has identified the rise of disruptionware and its threat to particularly operational technology environments.
Forescout appoints Wahab Yusoff as regional VP for Asia-Pacific and Japan
Wahab will focus on growing sales, increasing customer adoption and building the partner ecosystem across Australia, Japan, India and Singapore.
IT & OT convergence brings new cyber risks to industrial sector
IT and operational technology (OT) are on a journey to convergence, but that convergence must be managed with caution in order to manage cybersecurity risks that go with it.
Forescout strengthens investment in OT security
Forescout’s latest features will provide enterprises with improved productivity, lower risk profiles and faster mitigation of threats.
Healthcare environments difficult to secure - Forescout
The convergence of IT, Internet of Things (IoT) and operational technology (OT) makes it more difficult for the healthcare industry to manage a wide array of hard-to-control network security risks.
Combat converged IT and OT security risks - Forescout
At specific risk are healthcare organisations, manufacturers, energy providers, and any business where building management technology is part of the IT network.
Are we security-ready for Alexa in the office?
As home-IoT devices such as smart assistants head into the office, there will be a raft of new security challenges that will need to be addressed.
Why total visibility is the key to zero trust
Over time, the basic zero trust model has evolved and matured into what Forrester calls the Zero Trust eXtended (ZTX) Ecosystem.
ForeScout acquires OT security company SecurityMatters for US$113mil
Recent cyberattacks, such as WannaCry, NotPetya and Triton, demonstrated how vulnerable OT networks can result in significant business disruption and financial loss.
Frost and Sullivan recognises ForeScout’s achievements in NAC
ForeScout Technologies has announced it is the recipient of the Frost and Sullivan Growth Excellence Leadership Award in the network access control (NAC) market.
Three reasons organizations should consider network segmentation
ForeScout says that network segmentation splits networks into specific zones, which can then enact barriers against infiltrators.
IoT security brings new possibilities for channel partners
New Zealand & Australian channel partners have the opportunity to transform security, particularly as Internet of Things (IoT) devices become common.
5G could lead to shadow IoT if security is ignored
While 5G promises to shake up the world of mobile apps, communications, and IoT, 5G’s potential for scalability may end up taking a darker turn.
ForeScout deepens visibility into OT networks with industrial system integrations
New partnerships with Indegy and SecurityMatters continue to forward ForeScout’s strategy to secure the extended enterprise.