The Internet of Things (IoT) promises to bring about revolutionary changes by linking every device to the internet, thus bringing to life concepts such as building automation, autonomous vehicles, smart homes, smart cities, grids and others. Considering that no less than 26 billion devices will be connected as part of IoT in this year, it is no wonder that this technology faces great security risks which need to be countered by smart approaches and even smarter technologies. Read on to find out more about this and take note of the event at which you can learn more about these and other hot topics in the security and IoT industries!
- Everything starts with a thorough IoT security analysis. The starting point in minimizing IoT cybersecurity risks is a detailed analysis of data. This means combing through swathes of data and establishing links between data sets which demonstrate irregular patterns when correlated. It may sound trite, but you can hardly try to plug a security hole without identifying a leak in the first place.
- Communication protection is essential. As the IoT rests on successful communication between linked devices, encrypting all of its instances is a reasonable strategy. This includes applications such as those found on web on smartphones, with cybersecurity experts recommending the use of AES 128, HTTP and AES 256 to protect interfaces that connect IoT devices.Also, securing IoT fully means not ignoring the security of endpoints, which is enforced with the use of adequate antivirus and anti-malware software, and firewalls with them.
- Public Key Infrastructure policy helps IoT with vulnerabilities to cyber-attacks. This policy, also known as PKI, refers to collective measures for the management and proliferation of digital certificates. PKI provides key authentication and encryption components that the IoT to protect the data that circulate in it. Its application involves encrypting data via symmetric and asymmetric methods, while digital certificates and cryptographic keys are used to help with authentication and management of private keys.
Are you interested in IoT cybersecurity? Do you deal with IoT or cybersecurity as a business, a customer or a professional? Do you feel that you know enough about them? Security Summit 2020 is a place to be in November 2020, as these and many other topics relevant to security, IoT and related technologies will be given a professional treatment by our eminent experts and guests. If you register today you will also have an opportunity to meet and interact with businesses that offer these types of services and leave the event with a brand new partner network!