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Cybersecurity in the Workplace: 4 Tips to Keep Your Business Safe and Secure

  Keeping information safe and secure is a challenging development for businesses of all sizes over the last few years. Expeditious shifts from in-person to online to hybrid workplaces forced companies to change, or at least reexamine, their cybersecurity practices and protocols, and far too often they weren’t prepared. In fact, according to CyberEdge’s Cyberthreat…

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Anatomy of a Data Breach

What are They and What to do When You Spot One? Arguably no phrase has dominated the tech world the last 24 months more than the term “data breach.” From breaches that have impacted critical infrastructure like the Colonial Pipeline to hackers compromising healthcare records at UC San Diego Health, the last two years have…

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Concerned About Cybersecurity? 4 Easy Steps for Staying Secure

Cybersecurity has become one of the biggest hot topics both inside and outside of technology circles over the last two years. From securing learning devices due to a rise in digital learning during the COVID-19 pandemic, to coping with the fallout of high-profile breaches of national infrastructure such as the Colonial Pipeline, there is a…

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Applying Zero Trust to OT Networks For Smart Buildings

In December 2021, a ransomware attack locked a BAS firm and its building client out of the system, taking out 75% of smart building OT. Using device-level SaaS security in a NIST-compliant Zero Trust framework, BAS vendors can prevent smart building breaches. SaaS security for OT devices uses device-level identification and authentication, with no direct device access…

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Cybersecurity to the Edge for Smart Building Infrastructure

This video is part of a webinar presented by KMC Controls, Veridify Security, and Arrow Intelligent Solutions regarding cybersecurity for smart buildings. A fundamental challenge to securing smart buildings, or any building large enough to have a building automation system, is how to protect devices so that they reject cyber attacks in real-time.  Rejecting a…

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Seven Security Considerations for Smart Building Devices

A smart office or factory can contain thousands of Internet of Things (IoT) devices. The problem is not all of them are secure. So, does that matter? At Veridify, we believe it does. A flaw in a single product can expose an organization, its people and customers to enormous personal, financial, and reputational risks. Smart…

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IoT & OT Security Update: August 2022

  Veridify’s IoT & OT Cybersecurity News and Resources   Commercial Building are Increasingly Vulnerable to Cyber Attacks.  How Can Buildings be Made Cyber Safe? Increasing network connectivity for building devices is escalating the risk of cyber attacks. A recent Cybersecurity report* indicated that 75% of organizations experienced three or more intrusions in the past…

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Access Control Systems Vulnerable to Cyber Attacks

At the recent Black Hat security conference some researchers presented vulnerabilities to access control systems that enabled them to remotely lock and unlock doors just like you see in the movies, and even blocked the access from being logged. Separately, as part of a wider cyber attack on RuTube, Russia’s competitor to YouTube, employee access…

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