Tanner Johnson

Tanner Johnson

Tanner Johnson is a cybersecurity analyst focused on IoT and transformative technologies at IHS Markit. His coverage is focused on examining the various threats that occupy the IoT technology domain, as well as opportunities and strategies that are emerging as data connectivity continues to expand.

Prior to focusing on IoT security, Tanner managed and contributed to a wide range of aerospace and defense forecast markets including services, intelligence, and cyber operations for Jane’s by IHS Markit. His passion for the cybersecurity market inspired him to seek out additional academic knowledge in the field, and led him to achieve a Master's Degree in Cybersecurity through Missouri State University.

Tanner has published several cybersecurity focused articles to Jane’s Intelligence Review, on a broad scope of topics ranging from quantum computing to digital forensics. He has extensive knowledge in information security, threat intelligence, malware investigation, as well as hacker techniques and incident response.

Tanner also holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Sociology from the University of Wisconsin - La Crosse as well as a Master's Degree in Defense & Strategic Studies from Missouri State University.


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On the Radar: Arm promotes iSIM for cellular IoT

Arm has not yet gained official status for iSIM as a GSMA eSIM specification; however, GSMA plans to integrate in its v4.2 SGP.01 specifications.

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Emerging dark_nexus IoT botnet highlights need for better prevention measures

New botnet presents evolved, damaging capabilities over its predecessors

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U.S. EARN IT Act legislation could ultimately handicap data security

To date, tech firms have been successful in fending off efforts to weaken encryption and related data privacy solutions but EARN IT may prove to be their greatest challenge yet.

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Enterprise & IT
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