With flak still flying in the battle over the privacy of data shared on social networks, consumer advocates are raising a red flag about the data that is being collected and shared using another type of consumer platform: automobiles.
Internet of Things
Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSThere’s an epidemic of insecure Internet of Things devices. But why? And what is the shortest path to ending that epidemic? In this Spotlight Edition* of The Security Ledger Podcast, we speak with Deepika Chauhan, the Executive Vice President of Emerging Markets at DigiCert. Her job: forging new paths for the use of public key encryption to secure Internet of Things ecosystems.
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The majority of corporations fear that a “catastrophic” security incident stemming from the Internet of Things (IoT) is an imminent risk. However, those same organizations still lack simple knowledge of how many IoT devices they have in their organization and how they are being used, let alone have oversight for how to protect them, according to new findings.