News is breaking that Preston’s city council has had to defend its systems every single day against a barrage of cyber attacks. After WannaCry and NotPetya, organisations are having to increase their defences to avoid their systems being crippled.
Smart meters’ ability to reduce non-revenue water losses and improve billing accuracy attracts investments, finds Frost & Sullivan
SANTA CLARA, Calif. – May 4, 2018 – Water-stressed countries are leading the shift from traditional water meters to smart water meters, even as governments all over the world alter policies to enhance the effectiveness of their water networks and manage consumption levels. Smart water meter installations are expected to grow from 13.8 million units in 2017 to 82.1 million units by 2026; China is the fastest growing market due to its rapid urbanization, smart city development, and favorable policies. This market demand has opened up growth opportunities for Internet of Things (IoT)-enabled smart meters, which, in turn, has energized an entire ecosystem of metering infrastructure.
Earlier this week an anonymous researcher disclosed two vulnerabilities which affect over one million routers. Today, it has been reported that botherders are now leveraging vulnerabilities in Dasan GPON routers and attacks have been already been recorded by Netlabs.
Secutech, the leading platform for safety and security products concluded following a successful three days of trading and networking between security industry players. The 21st edition was held at the Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center from 25 – 27 April 2018 and received positive feedback from exhibitors and visitors alike.