Basic cybersecurity methods, while useful, are only a temporary solution to a larger and growing problem. A successful cybersecurity program goes beyond the basic solutions and provides a comprehensive approach.
When it comes to protecting IoT devices OEMs can no longer rely on obscurity or a secure perimeter model. As Icon Labs explain, security must begin at home with a device capable of defending itself against network attacks.
Security is critical for IoT devices, but how much is needed for various types of devices? Control systems in nuclear plants need a higher level of security than those in a home toaster, but how does an engineer decide?
As both development and deployment of Internet of Things devices and apps rapidly escalate, so do the threats and potential threats. Being proactive in defenses is a good thing, but can pretty much only defend against known threats.