A recent study shows that 70% of devices connected to the Internet of Things used unencrypted network services to relay information. In the world of PCs and mobile devices, security is well addressed. But in the evolving world of the Internet of Things, the market for which will surpass the PC and mobile markets combined by 2017 according to Business Insider, devices are still vulnerable. So let’s have a look at some of these vulnerabilities so businesses have a full appreciation of what they need to watch out for as they experiment with IoT:
While these vulnerabilities do seem alarming, they are not difficult to tackle. Organizations, both those making these devices and those using them, need to pay sufficient attention to these challenges and resolve them before IoT reaches its true potential.
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