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Blockchain, cybersecurity and the IoT

MachNation’s CTO and head analyst Dima Tokar attended blockchain training and found relevancy of the solution to Internet of Things (IoT) cybersecurity. Blockchain is a distributed database best-known as the technology underpinning cryptocurrency Bitcoin. At a high-level, blockchain allows data to be stored and cryptographically verified by a distributed network of participating nodes. MachNation partners have access to Dima’s write-up of his insights.  If you wish to discuss Dima’s blockchain training and his more detailed […]

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MachNation recommends 5 IoT cyber and physical security vendors in new publication

Security concerns — cyber/data and physical — are the top inhibitors of growth of the Internet of Things (IoT). Businesses and governments invest tremendous time and money securing their traditional IT assets – PCs, desktops, servers, routers and switches. It is not surprising that these same organizations are reluctant to implement new IoT solutions unless they are comfortable with the high levels of security they can provide. Today MachNation published IoT Security Landscape and Vendor Recommendations 2015. […]

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CSG: a player in cyber security

We as an industry have not fully developed IoT cyber security requirements. Cyber security is a massive business focused on preventing problems before they occur, identifying problems after they occur, tracing problems to their sources and plugging holes when found. Cyber security often feels like an intersection where the movies of Hollywood and the very real world collide. On 6 February, 2014, CSG International launched Invotas, a new software and services business unit focused on enterprise security solutions. This is a very interesting play for a company that […]

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