CSPs will address the needs of the consumers in IoT

by | Sep 10, 2019 | IoT Applications & Examples

The consumers are in dire need of cybersecurity which has changed significantly in the last few years. There is a rise in the global dependency on the smart devices for everything starting from waking up every day in the morning to dimming the lights during the night. By the looks of it, the smart homes are becoming the new normal.

There is also a balant issue concerning the new-age connected reality. It is also evident from several headlines across security breaches which is taking place every day. In addition to this, the bad actors are currently looking forward to several opportunities for gaining access to several consumers devices which also prey on their ongoing vulnerabilities.

The connectivity that the cutting-edge Internet of Things delivers, the blackhat hackers have the opportunity for casting their nets deeper and further into the very centers of the lives of the consumers. However, the present-day end-point solutions are said to be extremely ineffective when it comes to the security of the Internet of Things. Moreover, they also address significant loopholes in the safety of the new Internet of Things devices such as smart dishwashers or connected toys.

There is an ever-growing awareness regarding the security and data privacy of the Internet of Things devices. In addition to this, it has made the consumers of the Internet of Things search for broader solutions which would allow addressing the evolving security needs in the world.

Most of the consumer of the Internet of Things devices, most importantly, the inexpensive one lack entirely built-in security. By the looks of it, this makes them vulnerable to malware and hacking. Most of these cutting edge devices also come with an operating system at its core and the firmware making them impossible in security. It doesn’t merely pose a threat to the devices instead of their very foundation. It is effortless to attack an IoT device without proper security.

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Neelam Dimri

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