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Voices of The Internet of Things Interviews Jeff Finn on the IoT Security Landscape

Voices of The Internet of Things Interviews Jeff Finn on the IoT Security Landscape

So what does IoT Security mean in a rapidly growing device ecosystem? Chuck Martin, Host of The Voices of IoT podcast, and zvelo CEO, Jeff Finn, sat down to discuss the current state of security in the exploding IoT market.

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Don’t Fear the Reaper

Don’t Fear the Reaper

Don’t Fear the Reaper What’s Reaper? Reaper (a.k.a IotTroop) is the latest botnet threat which is specifically targeting IoT vulnerabilities. With over 1.2 million devices already impacted, Reaper is the the largest IoT bot attack to date and continuing to grow rapidly. Using multiple C2’s, each with 10s of thousands of unique active IPs daily, Reaper is gaining momentum with each new device it exploits. Reaper builds on parts of Mirai’s code, but rather than […]

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CRN interviews zvelo CEO on New IoT Security Offering to Detect Compromised Devices

CRN interviews zvelo CEO on New IoT Security Offering to Detect Compromised Devices

CRN Exclusive: zvelo Introduces IoT Security Offering To Detect Compromised Devices CRN: News, Analysis, and Perspective for VARs, and Technology Integrators *The following article, by Lindsey O’Donnell, is featured on CRN‘s website and was originally published on October 2, 2017. Network security company zvelo Monday unveiled an IoT security offering that uses artificial intelligence to automate the way enterprises discover and profile IoT devices on the network – and detect ones that are compromised. “Over the past two years, we saw […]

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In IoT Central: “Keeping Voice-Activated Smart Home Device From Talking to the Wrong People”

In IoT Central: “Keeping Voice-Activated Smart Home Device From Talking to the Wrong People”

Keeping Voice-Activated Smart Home Device From Talking to the Wrong People by Jeff Finn, CEO of zvelo The introduction of voice-activated smart home solutions – like Amazon Echo and Dot, Google Home, and Apple’s HomePod – have brought with them the dream of convenient Star Trek-like interfaces where a user’s spoken wish is their command. But at the same time, these devices have served as a Trojan Horse, increasingly inviting in security issues and unintended […]

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Embedded Insiders Podcast – Keeping an eye on connected devices with data categorization

Embedded Insiders Podcast – Keeping an eye on connected devices with data categorization

In this week’s Embedded Insiders podcast, Rich Nass and Brandon Lewis welcome Jeff Finn, CEO of data categorization and security firm zvelo.

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Devil’s Ivy Vulnerability Targets IoT Devices’ Open Source Code Library

Devil’s Ivy Vulnerability Targets IoT Devices’ Open Source Code Library

By Eric Watkins, Senior Malicious Detection Researcher at zvelo This week, a new security vulnerability subject to remote attack, known as Devil’s Ivy, is targeting the c++ library used by thousands of different IoT device vendors. The most popular devices being compromised are IoT video cameras; however,  the associated risk is not limited to video cameras alone. IoT vendors often use chipsets from 3rd party OEMs as a means to quickly and easily integrate new […]

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InfoSecurity Magazine Features How IoT Device Discovery and Activity Detection Can Work by Jeff Finn of zvelo

InfoSecurity Magazine Features How IoT Device Discovery and Activity Detection Can Work by Jeff Finn of zvelo

*****The following article, by Jeff Finn, appears as an online article in the Opinion section on InfoSecurity Magazine Home’s web site and was originally published on July 13, 2017. In InfoSecurity Magazine: How IoT Device Discovery and Activity Detection Can Work by Jeff Finn, CEO of zvelo Even as IoT device volume races towards 200 billion by 2020, the vast majority of our connected gadgets still have little or no security features in place – leaving them ripe for […]

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zvelo IoT CyberSecurity Monitors Network Devices in MSSP Alert

zvelo IoT CyberSecurity Monitors Network Devices in MSSP Alert

zvelo beta tests Internet of Things security solution that leverages software-based sensors. zvelo CEO Jeff Finn explains how the assessment system works. *****The following article, by DH Kass, appears in MSSP Alert‘s web site and was originally published on June 16, 2017. Zvelo is beta testing an IoT Security solution, a software-based sensor that discovers network-attached devices, profiles them and tags compromised units. Think of it as an elaborate, sophisticated hall monitor that knows how you behave, […]

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