The number of devices connected to the Internet of Things (IoT) is expected to reach 55 billion by 2025. Compare this to the 9 billion such devices in 2017, and you can see how quickly the number of IoT devices is growing. It is also estimated that the global IoT market will grow from $151 billion in 2018 to $1.567 trillion by 2025. Growth will be driven by the development of new IoT appliances, the movement of more data to the
cloud, and increased usage of IoT devices.
As IoT devices continue to proliferate, we applaud the increased attention security is getting. History has shown how simple it is for vulnerabilities in IoT devices to be exploited, exposing your entire network to attack. Some of the most notable examples include the Mirai botnet, hackable cardiac devices from St. Jude’s Medical Center, and the TRENDnet webcam hack.
In this white paper, we take a closer look at the predominant attack vectors and the steps you need to take to defend yourself against them. A proactive approach to IoT security is the best defense, and the only way to make sure your IoT applications do not expose your users or your business to irreparable damage.