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Symantec moves to defend IoT devices from cyber attacks

Security firm Symantec claims new system will protect more than a billion IoT devices

Symantec has announced the launch of a security suite that aims to bolster the defences of Internet of Things (IoT) devices while protecting against cyber attacks and zero-day exploits.

The security firm claimed that the suite will secure more than one billion IoT devices with a new Embedded Security: Critical System Protection (ESCSP) feature. The company is also investing in ways to protect the growing IoT market with authentication, security and analytical options.

ESCSP provides firewall, device and configuration control, file integrity monitoring, intrusion detection, operating system hardening, application whitelisting and sandboxing, according to Symantec.

Source: Symantec moves to defend IoT devices from cyber attacks

Cred - Jason Murdock - V3.co.uk

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