How Manufacturers Can Secure the IoT
Many devices aren't as secure as you think they are. So what can manufacturers do to secure the IoT and make their products safer for consumers?
As consumers, we assume that all the products we buy have been secured by the manufacturer, making them safe for us to use as soon as they are purchased. However, we often find that the security of our devices isn’t up to par especially in an IoT world. So what can manufacturers do to secure the IoT and make their products safer for consumers? Venkat Rajaji discusses this further in his blog post originally posted on IS Buzz.
Who Should Read This Article
Manufacturers who want to ensure their consumers stay safe in the IoT world we live in today.
What You Will Learn
Readers will learn 5 things they can do to secure the IoT. These include:
- Continually testing, scanning, and patching software.
- Keeping customers in the loop about vulnerabilities.
- Making updates simple for customers.
- Allow your users to opt-out.
- Putting extra authentication in place.
Manufacturers need to take steps to ensure the IoT devices they sell are safe to use.