What It All Boils Down to: There’s No Room for Lax IoT Security

A fully connected world isn’t as far off as you might think. Gartner says 5.5 million new “things” are being connected every day, and by 2020, there will be 21 billion connected devices in the market. Connectivity has its perks, but it also has risks. Automated data sharing on an “Internet of Everything” scale is an…

Is Security Baked into your IoT Design?

If you’re designing a connected device for the Internet of Things (IoT), there are six key IoT design mistakes to avoid, Gianfranco Bonanome writes on TechTarget’s IoT Agenda. Bonanome addresses points such as whether you should even connect your device, if your design is scalable, and most importantly when to consider your security approach.  “Security needs…

Is Your Barbie Doll Spying on You? Why Security is a Must in Every IoT Device

The security and privacy of IoT-enabled devices is a popular topic amongst connected car manufacturers, smart home developers, and connected wearables. But as seemingly harmless things like Barbie dolls, stuffed animals and toy droids become connected to the IoT (and they are), what measures are being taken to ensure the security and privacy of those…