Network Security

The Machine Identity Crisis: How the Explosion of Machines is Affecting the Security of Machine-to-Machine Communications

Provided by Venafi

Category Network Security

Type White Paper

Length 9

Publish Date October 31 2017

Date posted February 15 2018


Organizations that were managing barely thousands of machines a few years ago are now trying to manage hundreds of thousands or even hundreds of millions today. These companies face an escalating pressure to uniquely identify and authenticate each device so they can authorize secure communication between devices, networks, and the internet. This paper looks at the security challenges presented by the proliferation of mobile and IoT devices, and what this means for Machine-to-Machine communication.

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