Iot Security: Challenges And Solutions!
Enterprise IT World|March 2019
Iot Security: Challenges And Solutions!

Going forward IOT security is important as there will be billions of devices connected. The connected devices concept is fantastic but is equally damaging as a malicious bot can crawl up to your core functions and access your core database.

IoT security is the technology area concerned with safeguarding connected devices and networks in the internet of things (IoT). Allowing devices to connect to the internet opens hem up to a number of serious vulnerabilities if they are not properly protected.”

Currently, there are over 23 billion IoT connected devices worldwide. This number will further rise up to reach 30 billion by 2020 and over 60 billion by the end of 2025. This massive wave of new gadgets doesn’t come without a cost.

As IoT evolves and moves further into the mainstream, security becomes a bigger part of the conversation. There’s no denying the importance of IoT security. Depending on the industry and application, companies using IoT technology risk possible exposure from a range of threats stemming from hacktivism, terrorism, and cyber warfare. There are also personal security issues, like the possibility of a residential smart door being unlocked, and larger-scale ones, like the potential for a smart grid to be taken over by terrorists.

WHAT IS IOT SECURITY?

IoT security is the technology area concerned with safeguarding connected devices and networks in the internet of things (IoT). Allowing devices to connect to the internet opens them up to a number of serious vulnerabilities if they are not properly protected.

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March 2019