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Feeling the Love

November 3, 2021Paul Ragusa, Editor

It’s been truly remarkable to see the evolution of the security industry since starting here at Security Systems News more than five years ago. Not just within technology, which has exploded with the convergence of physical and cybersecurity, and with cloud, machine learning, AI and robotics gaining traction, but also from a diversity and inclusion perspective, as the wide breadth of voices leading conversations today is refreshing and long overdue. What’s even cooler is high-profile...

20 under 40, Bud Broomhead, Diversity, HiveWatch, inclusion, Ryan Schonfeld, Viakoo

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Viakoo raises $10 million in Series A funding for IoT vulnerability remediation

November 1, 2021Cory Harris, Managing Editor

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.—Viakoo, a leader in IoT device remediation, announced it has secured $10 million in Series A funding led by Shasta Ventures, joining existing investors Stanley Black & Decker, PivotNorth Capital, and BlueFog Capital. This latest round will be used to expand executive leadership, as well as invest in product development and go-to-market. In addition, Viakoo is launching its Viakoo Action Platform suite of cyber modules, which remediate and repatriate IoT devices,...

Bud Broomhead, IoT, Viakoo

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Also Noted Cybersecurity

Viakoo awarded patent for cybersecurity of remote IP devices

March 26, 2021SSN Staff

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.—Viakoo, a leading provider of solutions for managing and securing distributed Internet of things (IoT) devices, has been awarded a patent for its innovative method of remotely updating and managing a multitude of IP-connected devices regardless of whether they reside on isolated networks, local networks, or wide area networks. Unmanaged and IoT devices increase the risk of cyber vulnerabilities and other operational challenges when they are using outdated firmware or...

Bud Broomhead, Viakoo

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