The day when virtually every electronic device -- from phones and cars to refrigerators and light switches -- will...
be connected to the Internet is not far away. The number of Internet-connected devices is growing rapidly and is expected to reach 50 billion by 2020.
However innovative and promising it seems, this so-called Internet of Things (IoT) phenomenon significantly increases the number of security risks businesses and consumers will inevitably face. Any device connecting to the Internet with an operating system comes with the possibility of being compromised, in turn becoming a backdoor for attackers into the enterprise.