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HOW THE INTERNET OF THINGS REVOLUTION COULD INTENSIFY HACKING ATTACKS
The coming Internet of Things revolution will see billions of devices, from fridges to traffic lights, connected and controllable from afar. But the increased convenience that this super-connected world will offer us also comes with an alarming downside - all of those devices will be susceptible to hacking attacks. For Kevin Ashton, the tech entrepreneur and visionary who coined the term ‘Internet of Things’, the risk of devices being hijacked is exponentially greater than any cybersecurity threat we’ve encountered before. “You can change the real world using the Internet of Things,” explains Ashton, who was in New Zealand last week to address the GS1 eCommerce Innovation Summit. PETER GRIFFIN READ MORE