IoT Inspector Industry News Q2 2021

Some good news to start with: Germany just passed its IT Security Act 2.0. We welcome this step and love to see that IoT security has finally been given a higher priority! 👏

In March, the FCC banned the use of 5 Chinese IoT manufacturers and OEM suppliers in US federal public administrations for security reasons — including well-known providers Huawei, Hikvision and Dahua. That their products and components are still used by authorities, companies, and organizations around the globe should give us a lot to think about!

Our IoT Security Report 2021, for which we surveyed 260 IT decision-makers, presents alarming findings: IoT security is still neglected by too many companies! There is a widespread lack of risk awareness, and responsibilities are often not clearly defined.

News from IoT Inspector

Our security researchers have been working hard over the past few months and discovered numerous critical vulnerabilities in IoT devices from well-known manufacturers – including D-Link, Fibaro, Cisco (twice!), and Gigaset/Libre Wireless.

You can now access all information and functions in IoT Inspector via our comprehensive GraphQL API. With the newly released SDK, the use of IoT Inspector is made even more flexible – from integration into asset management systems or CI/CD pipelines to feeding vulnerability alerts into SIEMs. Just get in touch with your team representative if you have any questions!

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Let’s Meet!

RSA Conference, May 17-20 (Virtual):
This year’s RSA is all about “Resilience”. We are exhibiting at the German joint booth and as our partner, you have the exclusive opportunity to attend the exhibition free of charge. Simply register here using the code 54SIOTINSPE.

SecuTech, June 16 – July 15 (Virtual)
SecuTech in Taiwan will showcase the latest AI & IoT-driven products and solutions from the security, mobility, building and safety sectors. We will be present with a virtual booth and look forward to seeing you there!

IoT Inspector Webinar, May 26, 5pm CET
You’re not sure how to step up your IoT security game? Learn how to protect your business, organization, or customers from threats posed by fatal security vulnerabilities in IoT devices in an automated and efficient way! Register for free here.

We’d be happy to see you at one of our upcoming events!