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Internet of Things (IoT) security products and services for MSSPs (managed security services providers), cybersecurity companies, businesses & government agencies.

BlackBerry Hires Cisco Veteran As President; Accelerates IoT Security Push

BlackBerry hires Cisco veteran Bryan Palma as president & COO responsible for securing the “Enterprise of Things” (EoT). Cylance buyout expected to be finalized in February.

CES 2019: BlackBerry Unveils IoT Security Feature Packs for OEMs

BlackBerry unveils Internet of Things (IoT) security feature packs for OEM partners at the CES 2019 conference. Plus, BlackBerry’s Cylance acquisition is expected to be finalized in February.

IoT Cybersecurity Funding: Canadian Firm Cybeats Raises $3 Million

Cybeats, which develops cybersecurity for Internet of Things (IoT) devices, raises $3 million from Ripple Ventures & GreenSoil Building Innovation Fund.

Fortinet Network Access Control Tackles IoT Security

Fortinet cybersecurity adds a network access control product for Internet of Things (IoT) security that offers visibility across endpoints, users & devices.

IBM Security Unveils IoT Labs, ATM Testing Service

IBM Security adds Internet of Things labs for IoT device & system assessments & the X-Force Red security testing service for automated teller machines (ATMs). Details from Black Hat USA 2018 conference.

AWS Launches IoT Device Managed Security Service

Amazon Web Services launches Internet of Things Device Defender, a managed security service to help customers and MSPs establish best practices in AWS IoT environments.

Visium Pursues Threat Surface Solutions Group (TSSG) Acquisition, But…

Visium Technologies seeks to acquire Threat Surface Solutions Group (TSSG), a provider of cybersecurity and risk mitigation solutions. Still, SEC filings raise questions about Visium’s viability as an ongoing business.

FTC to IoT Device Makers: Keep Your Security Promises to Consumers

The FTC will go after Internet of Things (IoT) device makers for false or misleading security safety claims if the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) insisted that manufacturers publicly disclose their security standards.

Fortinet Acquires Bradford Networks: What MSSPs Need to Know

Cybersecurity services provider Fortinet buys Bradford Networks, a network security company, to deliver Internet of Things (IoT) & access control solutions.

IoT Security Solutions Provider Mocana Unveils Managed ICS Platform

Internet of Things (IoT) specialist Mocana launches TrustCenter, a managed security platform designed for industrial control systems (ICS). Expect demos at RSA Conference 2018 in San Francisco.