The security problem — and, just as important, the security risks that consumers perceive in internet-connected devices — represents a real threat to the..
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The rapid expansion of the Internet of Things (IoT) and the security issues created in its wake have quickly captured the attention of governmental and regional bodies and consumers. According to a survey by Auth0, more than 50% of consumers and 90% of developers are skeptical about IoT security. The security problem — and, just as important, the security risks that consumers perceive in internet-connected devices — represents a real threat to the hundreds of millions of dollars companies are pouring into connected devices of all stripes. And with the technology still in its infancy, defining a finite framework for its security is a challenging task. “The Internet of Things is a complex idea and organism, constantly evolving to both its own needs and the needs of consumers. As such, to provide hard and fast security rules would be similar to knowing the workings of a biological creature,” wrote Jen Martinson, editor-in-chief of Secure Thoughts.