M2M Security: Ensuring Device Security for the Internet of Things

| March 1, 2016

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The Internet of Things (IoT) is fast transforming the way people live and work, with new solutions appearing in various industries, ranging from connected cars to connected homes, cities and industries, all driven by advancements in machine-to-machine (M2M) communications. The billions of “things” that are connected in these M2M networks have the same security requirements as mobile phones, computing devices and consumer electronics devices. However, due to autonomous operation of M2M devices, there are additional security challenges that are not fully addressed by the current security management solutions used for mobile phones. This paper outlines the unique challenges relating to ensuring robust security of M2M devices.

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