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Staying Secure in the IoT
30 March 2015
Marcelo Hector Gonzalez and Jana Djurica
The Internet of Things (IoT) is changing how people and technology interact. With billions of devices projected to be connected in the near future, the opportunity to be innovative is amazing.
In recent months, there have been several publications discussing the IoT, with many articles in favor of it and many against it. On one hand, it is said that all things should be connected: refrigerators, coffee machines, wearables, microwaves, umbrellas, fitness bands and drones. On the other hand, there is an opinion that this trend needs to be stopped, regulated or banned by government organizations because of security and privacy concerns. For example, the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) publicly raised concerns about the security risk associated with the rising number of interconnected systems and devices. Read More Indicates Online-Exclusive Content