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Corporate Blog June 21, 2021

How to Tighten IoT Security for Healthcare Organization

By, Mitchell Muro, Product Marketing Manager Register now to learn how Heritage Health Valley Systems tightened their IoT security after a cyber attack Healthcare has always been on the cutting edge, with hospitals and healthcare…

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Corporate Blog November 7, 2017

Check Point IoT Blog Series: ‘Home, Smart Home’ – But How Secure Is It?

The smart home is often idealized as a domestic paradise — your fridge orders your groceries for you, your robot vacuum cleaner zooms from room to room, and changing the thermostat is as easy as…

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Corporate Blog October 26, 2017

HomeHack: How Hackers Could Have Taken Control of LG’s IoT Home Appliances

The second season of award-winning TV thriller Mr. Robot premiered with a scene that sent shivers down the cybersecurity world’s spine. In uncomfortably realistic detail, hackers virtually broke into a smart home, turning the home-based…

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Corporate Blog October 17, 2017

Baby, Who Can Drive My Car?

This is the third post in our IoT blog series. Read the first post about IoT in healthcare and the second post about smart cities here. Driverless cars have long been a feature in science fiction –…

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Corporate Blog October 10, 2017

Check Point IoT Blog Series: Smart Cities Need Smart Security

The second in our Check Point IoT series, read our first post about securing IoT devices in healthcare here.  The smart city is sparking the imagination of planners, developers, governments, businesses and citizens all over…

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Corporate Blog October 2, 2017

Check Point IoT Blog Series: First, Do No Harm. Securing Healthcare IoT Devices

“When a hacker takes control of all networked medical devices at a hospital in Dallas and threatens to kill one patient every hour if his demands are not met, the Cyber team must find the…

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Security Insights April 26, 2017

Securing the Connected Car Steps Up a Gear

“Here in my car, I feel safest of all …” That line from Gary Numan’s hit single, ‘Cars’ sums up the way many of us feel when we’re driving: safe and protected in the privacy…

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Security Insights December 1, 2016

The Internet of Ransomware Things

San Francisco’s Municipal Railway (MUNI) riders got to ride for free over the last weekend (Nov 25th-26th), after what appears as a ransomware hit the agency’s payment system. The alleged attack sought $73,000 in ransom…

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