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Stay Current on IoT Security with Our Must-Read List

/ Written By Megan Van Vlack

Security is top priority going into the new year for the IoT industry. In the wake of the cyber-attack on Dyn DNS that took down almost half the internet in October, IoT developers are getting serious about closing up security holes in 2017 (and, essentially, until the end of time). But IoT is still an… Continue Reading

Hologramers: Frontend Developer Joseph Jung

/ Written By Flavia Logsdon

With the first month behind us and feet firmly planted in February, we are now well into 2017 now and have many exciting things happening at Hologram.  I’m thrilled to continue interviewing and chronicling the many facets of our fascinating team.  My name is Flavia and I am the Executive Assistant for Hologram.  Once a… Continue Reading

Prep for the Future of IoT with These Words of Wisdom

/ Written By Ritika Puri

There are two versions of the future when it comes to security on the IoT. The first is an ecosystem that is overrun with vulnerabilities, leaving consumer and business customers at risk of a major breach. The second is a story about diligence and careful calculation—the need for builders to watch their security protocols like a… Continue Reading

10 Steps to Securing Your IoT Device

/ Written By Susan Kuchinskas

Hackers are using all sorts of devices to launch their dirty DDoS attacks. Don’t let your security camera, DVR or nanny cam become part of a botnet. In a recent document called Strategic Principles for Securing the Internet of Things 2016, the Dept. of Homeland Security explained that security for the Internet of Things hasn’t… Continue Reading

4 Ways Cyber Attackers May Be Hacking Your IoT Devices Right Now

/ Written By Megan Van Vlack

Is your refrigerator running… a targeted DDoS attack without your knowledge? If it’s connected to WiFi, it very well might be. Many (too many) of the connected devices that make up the Internet of Things (IoT) are extremely easy to hack. New IoT devices are being designed and released every day — from consumer items,… Continue Reading

The Landscape of IoT Security: a Tale of Two Futures

/ Written By Matt Hussey

Last month, while engineers around the world were building the next generation of connected devices, a piece of malware named Mirai was quietly going about its own business. While botnets —the colloquial term for a network of hacked devices working together—are always swirling around the internet, this one was different. Instead of targeting people’s computers… Continue Reading

New Dashboard Features: Reporting and Charts!

/ Written By Logan Frederick

The Hologram team wrapped up 2016 with a batch of new features! One of these upgrades we’re particularly excited about is a new Usage view in our Dashboard. This article walks through the major updates. Recent Usage Chart This Recent usage chart shows data session from all your devices over the past few months. You’re… Continue Reading

Hologramers: Product Lead Pat Hogan

/ Written By Flavia Logsdon

It is the beginning of 2017 and I am excited about the many changes we are seeing here at Hologram and happy to report that writing these interviews will continue throughout this year.  I can’t wait to get some more insight into our amazing team!  My name is Flavia and I am the Executive Assistant… Continue Reading