Erez Yalon: The IoT Cybersecurity Improvement Act: A first step in bolstering smart technology security

26/02/2021 - 08:35

..."Connected devices are known first and foremost for their convenience factor -- from smart vacuum cleaners to digital assistants, it’s easy to understand why the use of Internet of Things (IoT) technology has seen such widespread adoption. Every second, 127 new IoT devices are connected to the web, and experts predict that by 2025, that figure will equate to more than 75 billion connected devices overall. But, such convenience also brings security risk, as these devices are often riddled with security vulnerabilities impacting security and privacy both at a consumer and corporate level."