IoT: Can security issues bring an end to the IoT?

AVSYSTEM | January 22, 2019

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The Internet of Things has been growing relentlessly for over a decade now. Is it, however, an already developed and mature phenomenon? Or maybe this rapid growth was actually a destroying force and now the IoT does not have what it takes to secure its position on the market? And what is left to do for the IoT in order to grow even more and – more importantly – settle for long? In this article, we will try to answer these questions looking at the IoT from the security perspective. As a concept, IoT has been known for almost 20 years now, but only recently have we observed a great surge in its growth. Sadly, the golden rule for protecting systems from vulnerabilities is to keep them rather simple than unnecessarily complex and unfortunately as the IoT is getting bigger, it is obviously getting more complicated. The more complex the architecture, the more difficult it is to secure all the potential holes in it.

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