Addressing the IoT security challenge
February 21, 2020
Businesses are subject to a number of critical market forces that are changing how they need to execute their cyber programmes. One of the biggest is that internet of things (IoT) technologies are significantly expanding and changing the surface that requires monitoring.
IoT sensors and endpoints are built into a growing range of systems, including appliances inside the office – for example, smart, IoT-based, connected office lighting systems. Gartner predicts that there will be 5.8 billion IoT endpoints this year, a 21% increase from 2019.
With this asset overload, the crucial questions that need to be addressed are how businesses can overcome the challenges of discovering all IoT devices in their asset inventory, the risks they pose if not secured and best practice for protection.
You can read the full article by Computer Weekly here.