Trust and then verify your IoT security

BONNIE BAKER | March 23, 2018

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Is the data you are downloading into your equipment trusted or unmodified? Don’t get lulled into IoT complacency. It is critical to make sure that your embedded devices only run authorized firmware with authorized configuration code or data. In the IoT environment, there are constant attempts to mischievously or maliciously disrupt or gain control. One would generally assume that, just out of the box, an equipment’s firmware or data authenticity and integrity is safe and secure. This is a good assumption, but things do change over time and upgrades are inevitable. During an upgrade, a hacker can attempt to modify the IoT device’s firmware or configuration data.

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