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The Internet of Vulnerable Things

June 7, 2017

Technological progress is resulting in computing systems that are smaller, cheaper and consuming less power. These micro-computing systems are able to be integrated into everyday objects; when coupled with ubiquitous wireless connectivity these devices form the “Internet of Things”. The IoT has the potential to improve our lives, but only if we correctly manage the security risks which are inherent to these devices.

Gartner tells us that 6.4 billion internet connected devices were in use worldwide in 2016, and that figure will reach 20.8 billion by 2020.

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