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Unpacking IoT, a series: The security challenge and what you can do about it

November 14, 2019

Network engineers face a number of challenges when deploying Internet of Things (IoT) initiatives. Come back to the Cisco IoT blog over the next few weeks as we dive into the top three IoT challenges, and best practices for conquering them.

First up, the biggest challenge in IoT by a longshot: security.

IoT security threats differ significantly from security threats in traditional IT environments: in traditional IT, security concerns are focused first and foremost on protecting data. Attackers can steal data, compromise data, and hold it ransom.

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