Securing Apps on The Internet of Things

Ditsa Keren | Updated on 7th February 2020
Initech CEO reveals the difficulty in applying security standards on modern applications, and explains why these challenges are hardly ever technical.
The realization that the security field is diverse, complex and fast changing brought MazeBolt to create and continuously update a system that allows customers to adapt quickly to ever evolving cyber threats. In this Interview, MazeBolt CEO Matthew Andriani talks about the discourse and implications of DDoS attacks and urges readers to tighten their defenses.
Dr. Mark A Gregory is an award winning professor teaching the next generation of Australian engineers. Having released more than 100 publications, his book Security and the Networked Society provides a refreshing view of the intricate complexity of cybersecurity today. And he has kindly agreed to share the first chapter with vpnMentor readers.
Launched in 2007 as an independent penetration testing firm, High-Tech Bridge has become a global provider of web and mobile application security testing services (AST). We've spoken to CEO and Founder Ilia Kolochenko to get a glimpse of his work. Here's what we found.
Author Gregory Touhill talks about writing "Cybersecurity for Executives: A practical guide" and reveals the book's introduction, exclusively on vpnMentor
Rick McElroy, security strategist for Carbon Black and an enthusiast cyber security lecturer, has more than 18 years of experience in educating and advising various organizations on reducing their risk posture and tackling tough security challenges. In this quick interview he discusses the difference between securing a government organization and a private enterprise, and explains why labeling the election system as critical infrastructure is the best thing that happened to America.
Idan Cohen has been in the cyber security field for over 12 years, long before the term cyber became a buzz word. His career started with 5 years in the IDF, where he had multiple hacking positions and was mainly busy with penetration testing and security consulting. After his release from the army he joined Bugsec, Israel's largest hacking security agency, where he designed and infiltrate security architectures and managed cyber operations. As CTO, he acquired vast experience in offensive and defensive security mechanisms, phishing and DDOS simulations. Last year he joined forces with hacker Ysrael Gurt, who was one of the best hackers in his team on Bugsec; Together they started "ad-venture", which is an anti-ad-blocking company with a strong connection to security. In this article, he lays out the challenges of advertisers from the security perspective, and reveals the problematic nature of ad-blockers. 
Not every email you receive deserves your attention, especially not ones trying to scam you. Using proprietary algorithms and deep background checks, Retruster scans your incoming email, alerting you to phishing, malware and ransomware attacks, and puts the power back in your hands, as CEO Michael Snape explains.
Preempt is a US-Israel collaboration founded by Ajit Sancheti and Roman Blachman. A couple of years ago they realized that one of the biggest challenges for enterprises is not attacks from the outside, but the lack of awareness and disloyalty at times, from people within the organization. It was based on this assumption that they founded Preempt, which helps corporations secure their data from within using a Behavioral Firewall, while helping to educate employees with security alerts embedded in the system. In this article, CEO Ajit Sancheti reveals the story behind insider threats and explains what businesses can do to protect themselves even from their own people.
Pattrick de Schutter is a typical serial entrepreneur. He founded Allmansland, one of the first web agencies in Belgium back in 1994; A couple of years later he launched IP Netvertising, the first ad-sales house in Belgium, which was later sold to RTL; In addition, he also took part in a number of successful ventures,...