“The IoT demands an extensive range of new technologies and skills that many organizations have yet to master,” said Nick Jones, vice president and distinguished analyst at Gartner. “A recurring theme in the IoT space is the immaturity of technologies and services and of the vendors providing them“.
Since IT and especially the Internet arrived on all our desks, houses, in restaurants and on trains, ensuring security is a herculean task these past years. As we all know security is measured on the basis of the weakest link.
Now we are about to add to an unsecured situation, millions of “things” developed by thousands of editors and manufactures, for whom security will never be a major concern. Most of these “things” will not support sophisticated security approaches. In fact each time we’ll buy a new IoT device, we will increase our hackability. Any individual, including children, grandfathers, VIPs, or politicians will be a potential target, and that constantly. Any equipment on the streets or trains, in buildings, or houses is vulnerable. And guess what – it is 24/7? The IoT will likely and irremediably draw the connected world into unsafe digital territory. [...]
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