The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) promises to transform manufacturing, transportation, power generation, and a host of other industries with greater automation, new services, and more efficient allocation of resources.
Icon Labs (www.iconlabs.com), a leading provider of security solutions for IoT and edge devices, today announced it was selected by Insights Success Magazine as one of the world’s Top 20 Fastest Growing IoT Companies.
By David West
Imagine a criminal using your nanny cam to watch your house or to scream at your child—or even to post footage of your home on a crime boss’s website. And suppose your refrigerator were spewing spam e-mail, enraging people you’d never even met.
I’m going to tell you the odd story of how refrigerators, DVRs, and thermostats took away your access to Twitter for a few hours last October.
The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), which is also called the Industrial Internet, is the domain of industry, government and other realms. It is logistics, fleet management, factory floors, power plants, utilities and other non-consumer facing elements.
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.