ESET to launch IoT Solutions at MWC 2018

This years Mobile World Congress, ESET will launch its latest IoT security solutions and share groundbreaking research into the security and privacy implications of smart homes and devices.

The company will have its security specialists demonstrating at the MWC’s Internet of Things tour as the company increases its focus on IoT ecosystem protection, which it claims to be a top priority in this ever-more connected world.

Speaking on the occasion, said Juraj Malcho, Chief Technology Officer at ESET said “We continue to see a rise in Android malware – with ransomware being part of it – as a result of a growing number of malicious applications and targeted attacks. So, as more connected devices become available on the market, the risk to consumers and businesses has never been greater. MWC is the perfect platform for us to share our industry-leading insights, and our latest research on privacy concerns, to help better protect users now and in the future.”

According to ESET, Smart home gadgets maybe cool but they also have a darker side as individuals share more sensitive, personal data about their everyday lives. At MWC, ESET will showcase a purpose-built concept Smart Home where the team will demonstrate the potential risks to security and privacy posed by these gadgets.

ESET experts will also announce the findings from this leading-edge IoT research and ESET Global Security Evangelist, Tony Anscombe will be on hand to answer questions about what it means for consumers’ security and privacy.

ESET will launch a new security solution for Android TVs, which provides advanced technology against cybercriminals targeting connected TVs.

At MobileFocus Global, PEPCOM‘s annual media event, on Monday 26th February at 19.00 where ESET’S team of experts will be hosting a live demonstration to show how the new security solution defends consumers from cyberattacks.

ESET will reveal new research on ransomware for Android and also the latest findings will provide detailed insight into how ransomware for Android has evolved into a full-scale global threat, affecting telcos, ISPs and MSPs, over the past 12 months and how ESET succeeds in combatting the evolving risk.

ESET will be at booth 7H41 during the Moblie World Congress 2018 in Barcelona, Spain.