Security 101: How can we secure the Internet of Things?
Product security is an essential consideration for consumers when purchasing a connected device or appliance. With the prevalence of cybercrime and the increasing sophistication of hackers, it is essential to ensure that a device or appliance is adequately protected against vulnerabilities and malicious attacks. A poorly secured product not only poses a risk to consumer privacy and the individual device, but it can also be utilised as a launching pad to unleash devastating DDoS cyber-attacks, conduct cryptocurrency mining, and clandestinely monitor users within the comfort of their own homes.
* What are the top security concerns about connected and ‘smart’ tech?
* What measures can be taken to ensure the security of connected devices and appliances against evolving cyber risks during their development, testing and implementation?
* What are some of the common, and uncommon, ways in which devices and networks are compromised?
* How is the regulatory framework for IoT security evolving?