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Read the latest news, developments and opinion pieces on device hardening from industry experts New Net Technologies.

Last Friday, a massive distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack took down a number of vastly popular websites including Twitter, Spotify, and PayPal.

Medical device manufacturer St. Jude Medical was recently slammed by MedSec, a security startup specializing in medical devices, for selling products plagued with serious vulnerabilities.

While organizations often acknowledge the need to implement solutions for the protection and management of privileged account credentials, a recent study found that very little are actually taking the necessary steps in employing best security practices.

Right now, ransomware is the great white shark of cyber-attacks, the most feared malware of all, and both corporate and home users are running scared.

New Net Technologies’ latest opinion piece, produced by NNT’s CTO, Mark Kedgley, focuses on Assessing the Internet of Things Threat, analyzing the potential threats this advance in technology brings, while questioning the value of the ‘advance’.

According to a survey conducted by Dimensional Research, security frameworks are seeing an increase in adoption rates, with the Center for Internet Security CIS Controls ranked as the leading framework in use.

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