The 7 Most Common IoT Security Threats in 2019
The Internet of Things (IoT) is a quickly growing segment of the internet. While other components of the internet are reliant on people exchanging information, IoT enables connectivity between devices that gather, transmit and receive data. It’s easier to think of IoT as similar to the web, email or social networks, but instead of connecting people, it connects smart machines.
In recent years, IoT has become embroiled in controversy related to security issues. Many of the problems have been previously experienced by other major internet components. Remember the many vulnerabilities of Adobe Flash, a technology that’s being systematically replaced by native browser functionality for the sake of making web browsing a safer experience?