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The Latest U.S. DDoS Attack: Sorry, But I Don't Feel Sorry For Us

by Earl Perkins  |  October 24, 2016

The recent distributed denial-of-service attacks on various U.S. and world networks leveraging compromised Internet of Things (IoT) devices have long been predicted, discussed and now analyzed over the past few...

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The New Digital Security Organization

by Earl Perkins  |  October 17, 2016

Information Technology isn't what it used to be, is it? At one point we were focused on a relatively fixed set of infrastructure and software- mainframe computers, mid-range computers, servers,...

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It's Time to Move on From "What is the Internet of Things" Discussion If You Want to Secure It

by Earl Perkins  |  October 12, 2016

Among Gartner clients we are now beginning to see IoT "definition fatigue" set in as the glitz and excitement surrounding the concept settles into the hard business light of day....

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Webinar QA 2: Manage Risk & Security in the IoT

by Earl Perkins  |  July 8, 2016

As I stated in a recent blog, I completed a Gartner webinar that is now recorded-- you can find this recording at http://www.gartner.com/webinar/3337817 if you are interested. At the end...

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Webinar- Manage Risk & Security in the IoT

by Earl Perkins  |  July 6, 2016

On July 5, 2016 I gave a Gartner webinar entitled "Practical Steps to Manage Risk and Security in the Internet of Things" (This webinar can be viewed and listened to...

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Existing Security Best-Practice Can Handle IoT Exposures?? Not Really

by Earl Perkins  |  April 8, 2016

A recent news article from both a well respected news source and vendor outlined their assurance that IoT security exposures could be taken care of with existing IT-centric security practices...

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What's Next After the Internet of Things?

by Earl Perkins  |  February 1, 2016

A belated Happy New Year to everyone! I am not much for writing of the "Top 5" or "Top 10" Big Things that happened in 2015, so you didn't hear...

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Operational Technology Security and the Challenges Ahead for 2015

by Earl Perkins  |  December 29, 2014

2014 has been a very active year for cyber attacks and breaches in the industrial automation and control systems areas (what Gartner calls operational technology, or OT). There is no...

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