Top 10 IoT security risks for businesses

ALISON DENISCO RAYOME | August 1, 2019

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While the rise of the Internet of Things (IoT) and Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) opens up new benefits for organizations, they also create significant cybersecurity risks and a widening attack surface. Yet many companies fail to recognize the scope of the risk they face when using connected devices, and lag behind on managing those threats, according to the report How Much Do Organizations Understand the Risk Exposure of IoT Devices? from Deloitte and Dragos, released Thursday. Organizations should implement a security-by-design approach for designing and deploying IoT and IIoT products, the report recommended. This approach involves incorporating cybersecurity practices by default into the product's design, as well as into the environment in which it is implemented.

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Within the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) Center at the Fraunhofer FOKUS in Berlin (Germany), industrial network technologies, standard-based connectivity and communication mechanisms, Fog/Edge/Cloud computing infrastructures, machine-to-machine communication, device management, orchestration and data analytics platforms enable a new generation of highly reliable, highly secure, near-realtime and intelligent IIoT applications.

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