A new formula for IoT security is risk equals probability multiplied by loss

10 May 2017

As the popularity and seemingly uncompromisable necessity for connected technology rapidly increases, the fears around the security of the Internet of Things (IoT) is also growing. The amounting fear surrounding the advances in this area suggests that it is far different from standard IT or internet security, but in reality, the fundamentals of securing things are no different.

Speaking to IoT-Now magazine, BLM partner Jim Sherwood highlights the risks associated with the IoT and also the efficiencies that it can bring. However, they are complex and require "stringent security" to avoid data breaches and vulnerability to hackers.

To read the article, as published in April/May edition of IoT Now, please click here (page 14).

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