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IoT Security: New Vulnerabilities | Embedded Systems Engineering

Article by CBI’s CEO, Steve Barone

As apps proliferate, are security practices finding their place in the workflow?

The Internet of Things (IoT) has already brought new levels of connectivity and engagement into the lives of so many, yielding everything from small conveniences to extraordinary automation, personalization and efficiency.

But new technologies inevitably bring new security vulnerabilities, and the IoT is particularly susceptible to malicious attacks and the potential exposure of sensitive data. As more devices become connected in new ways, everything from toys to TVs and thermostats becomes part of a larger network of remotely connected items, and those items and connections are often less secure and more exploitable than more commonplace computers and mobile devices.

Read the full article on Embedded Systems Engineering.