The Internet of Things (IoT) has been the target of many recent high profile cyber-attacks, but the full scale of its vulnerability is yet to be seen. Rick Conklin, vice president of engineering at Dispersive Networks, writing for the Entrepreneur, argues that attacks like that inflicted on Twitter in late 2016 – which was caused by a surge of bots on hijacked unsecured IoT devices – are only set to become more commonplace.
The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has been given the royal treatment after the Queen officially opened the new hub on Tuesday, BBC News reports.
As part of the government's ongoing commitment to improving the UK's cyber-security defences, schoolchildren in England will be offered cyber-security lessons geared towards creating a new generation of cyber-experts, the BBC reports.
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