Byos Re New Mirai Variant Targeting IoT Devices – Micro-Segmenting Can Eliminate Risk

In response to today’s findings from Krebs on Security of a new strain of Mirai targeting IoT devices for exploitation in attacks and for use as proxies, an expert offers perspective.

 

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Matias Katz
Matias Katz , CEO
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March 23, 2020 10:53 am

It’s worth remembering that if devices are micro-segmented, attackers cannot gain remote access to it because the device itself would not be discoverable in the network, therefore making it invisible. This is the concept behind hardware-enforced isolation – no device should be exposed to the network without an extra hardware layer of protection, eliminating the possibility of attackers using vulnerabilities found inside of the host device.

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