In the Conversation: “Could your kettle bring down the internet?”

page-shot-2016-10-25-could-your-kettle-bring-down-the-internet_On Friday 21st October a botnet of hacked Internet or Things devices launched a massive DDoS attack on a DNS service provider causing major disruption to services like PayPal, Twitter and Netflix. To many security experts familiar with IoT it was only matter of time before this would happen. Assuming that this will act as a wakeup call, what can be done to improve IoT cybersecurity?

Our Conversation article “Could your kettle bring down the internet?” lists some suggestions.

 

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  1. One of the main issues often associated with the predicted increase in connected devices is the growing number of attack vectors these devices potential have. While increased functionality, mobility, and reliability is welcomed by most, it does create more potentially exploitable components in a network. In an age where cyber attacks are becoming more and more sophisticated and using much more advanced technologies, adequate protection is paramount. Internet of Things Security: Protecting Connected Devices… https://www.lanner-america.com/blog/internet-things-security-protecting-connected-devices/

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