Business and consumer from different corners of the world have been using the Internet of Things aka connected device every day to make their life easier. However, there is a big drawback with the Internet of Things, and that is security. The Internet of Things devices are often poorly protected or are not protected at all.
And this makes the Internet of Things devices vulnerable to hackers. The black hat hackers are looking for gaining access to the corporate networks as well as homes for their benefit. On the other hand, the Internet of Things devices are incredibly convenient and affordable at the same time, and this makes the meteoric sales of the devices better. The breach of the Internet of Things devices might also lead to a massive loss in the financial structure of the for the users in all the spheres.
Gartner predicts that by the beginning of 2021, there will also be 20.4 billion IoT or connected devices live across the world. And the steady growth of the connected devices will increase the usage of connected devices up to 41.6 billion. The Internet of Things devices would generate around 79.4 ZB of data from every corner of the world.
As far as the Internet of Things devices is concerned, a swift change of pace is taking place. Even though the Internet of Things devices is yet to become better concerning security. FIDO Alliance is an industrial body which came into being in the year 2012 alongside Facebook, Google, Amex, Bank of America, LG, Huawei, Verizon, NEC, Hitachi.
FIDO Alliance said that it had brought a new technical working group for establishing the certifications and the guidelines for making the conventional Internet of Things devices better. By the looks of it, FIDO Alliance will overcome the present-day security standards and processes of the Internet of Things devices.
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