According to recent research from IDC, it is forecasted that there will be 200 billion connected IoT devices by the end of 2020. And while connected, autonomous technology will clearly increase efficiency and productivity, businesses and individuals alike should not underestimate the risks posed by IoT.
One of the major issues with IoT devices in businesses is that, after initial installation, the devices are often forgotten and left to run on their own. This allows major threats to IoT security, like distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks via botnets – the tactic used to attack the Domain Name System (DNS) Dyn in 2016 – and kill chain attacks…
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