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Why An Incremental Approach May Be Key to IoT Security

May 27, 2019 / PYMNTS

There are more than 10 billion IoT devices currently in use around the globe and 127 new ones connecting every second, giving fraudsters a massive target. Manufacturers have been researching and implementing more advanced security systems to protect their customers, while governments have been passing legislation to ensure those measures are up to snuff. But just how effective is all of this? Providers may be integrating new security protocols, but not all methods are created equal, said Prasant Mohapatra, professor of computer science and vice chancellor for research at the University of California, Davis. These businesses must double down on security solutions and underlying authentication processes.