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Tech companies tout cloud services as solution to IoT, botnet threats

August 04, 2017 |
Joshua Higgins
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A number of technology companies are highlighting the potential for cloud services to protect vulnerable devices from automated cybersecurity threats, in comments to the National Telecommunications and Information Administration on President Trump’s new initiative to mitigate botnets.

The cloud can be used to help protect Internet of Things by providing scaled security services, according to Microsoft.

“Because IoT devices will be plentiful and cannot be realistically managed individually by people, they should be connected to cloud services or utilities providing...

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