The best way to ensure your business is prepared to face cybersecurity threats is to foster a culture of cybersecurity awareness. Convenience is not the same thing as laziness.
Comprehensive IoT security requires an integrated group of device management services, including secure device commissioning, certificate management, a mechanism for providing firmware updates over the air, and strong authentication and authorization capabilities.
Microsoft says many IoT and operational technology devices suffer from 25 IoT security critical vulnerabilities originating from vulnerable SDKs, RTOS, and the C standard library.
By providing hosted services to businesses, telcos will need to consider privilege access management to secure not only their own infrastructure, but also that of their clients.
Tripwire report finds that IoT security is a major issue at nearly every company; 99% of respondents have security challenges, and over 75% report problems fitting these devices into their present security approach.
When implemented holistically, a zero-trust manufacturing architecture will ensure that a product’s firmware, data and digital credentials can be trusted through every step of the manufacturing supply chain.
IoT players that don’t make security part of their brand will lose customers to competitors who do. This means re-addressing the entire product life cycle with an emphasis on security.