The Internet of Things (IoT) has become a ubiquitous term to describe the tens of billions of devices that have sensing or actuation capabilities, and are connected to each other via the internet. The IoT includes everything from wearable fitness bands and smart home appliances to factory control devices, medical devices and even automobiles.
Security has not been a high priority for these devices until now. It is now time to establish The Internet of Secure Things.
There has been a lot of discussion regarding the hacking of devices and systems to obtain information and data. However, just as critical are cyber-attacks against the devices themselves - attacks which take over control of the device and cause them to operate in dangerous and insecure ways.
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