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Updates and Commentary from the Messaging, Malware and Mobile Anti-Abuse Working Group

Author: Ash Wilson, Co-Chair, M3AAWG IoT Special Interest Group

Gartner forecasts that over 20.4 billion IoT devices will be in use by the end of 2020. These devices, while exciting, present complex security challenges that if produced without proper testing can leave sensitive information exposed to attack. As we continue to introduce new devices to the network, it's imperative that manufacturers and researchers implement testing methodologies that take a holistic view at the IoT device ecosystem to protect the privacy and security of companies and consumers alike.


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The Call to Encrypt DNS Traffic + What Can Anti-Abuse Do About IoT Vulnerabilities?

Author: Janet Jones, M3AAWG Vice Chair Board of Directors / Data & Identity Protection Co-Chair (Microsoft)

Cybersecurity threats against industry and consumers continue to evolve and increase in scope at a very rapid pace. The Messaging, Malware and Mobile Anti-Abuse Working Group (M3AAWG) brings industry together from across the globe to tackle these challenging cybersecurity threats and strives to provide timely guidance and collaboration to help mitigate online exploitation.


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