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Broomhead: Don’t Gamble With Your Security Infrastructure


Broomhead: Don’t gamble with your security infrastructure

November 6, 2023Bud Broomhead, CEO & Founder, Viakoo

­MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – On Sept. 11th of this year, MGM Resorts made headlines. Not for a supersized payout or another billion-dollar merger. Instead, MGM found itself the victim of a large-scale cybersecurity attack that has since resulted in over $100 million in financial losses. Moreover, it showed that IoT systems like slot machines and payment systems as well as security systems like access control, are targets for cybercriminals. While much of the details of this...

Bud Broomhead, cyber-attack, Cybersecurity, Darktrace, MGM Resorts, Nicole Eagan, phishing, Ransomware, thermostat, Viakoo

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ConsumerReports likes Honeywell's 'innovative' thermostat

July 18, 2014SSN Staff

YONKERS, N.Y.—ConsumerReports has included Honeywell's new voice-activated thermostat in its latest recommended list of home thermostats, according to a July 17 report from that nonprofit, consumer-products ratings publication, based here. Ease-of-use is a key criteria in ConsumerReports' tests of programmable thermostats, the publication said. It said, “Several models made our latest recommended list, including a new product from Honeywell that's both user-friendly and innovative. Other...

ConsumerReports, Honeywell, thermostat, voice-activated

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