Securing the Internet of Things

Provided by Cisco Systems, Inc.

Category Security

Type White Paper

Length 9

Publish Date July 21 2017

Date posted August 21 2017


The Internet of Things (IoT) is exploding in size and complexity; there are some five billion connected devices in the world today and 50 billion IoT endpoints are expected to populate the planet by the year 2020.  But as connected devices proliferate, the attack surface grows larger. To secure connections among people, processes, data, and things, security needs to be as ubiquitous as the device themselves. This paper outlines potential security issues with the IoT and the need for the right security skills within your organization.

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