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WHAT MAKES IOT SECURITY SO HARD?

05 April 2016 /Mark Benson

Published in the Security Ledger:

ABSTRACT: As devices all around us become connected to the Internet, manufacturers of durable goods are finding themselves with the uncomfortable responsibility of solving security and personal privacy problems. This article points key reasons why IoT security is hard, including pervasive physical access, resource-constrained systems, complex deployment topologies, and inadequate organizational capabilities. Manufacturers willing to embrace security as a cultural norm for their organization can position them to turn security risks into strategic competitive advantage.