The Internet of Things (IoT) is now an indispensable part of business processes and corporate infrastructures. Despite the ubiquity of intelligent devices in corporate and industrial networks, IoT security often leaves something to be desired. This article sheds light on the ways to protect these small, but already irreplaceable, connected entities.
What is IoT and how can it be strengthened?
There are different interpretations of what IoT devices are. In general, these are appliances that can send, receive and process data and run some kind of operating system. Common IoT categories include IT infrastructure devices, office and peripheral devices, knowledge automation, industrial and medical systems, and personal devices.
How can the security of IoT devices be guaranteed and kept affordable at the same time? Most analysts believe that manufacturers should develop tools that reduce the cost of implementing security features during design and …