In the vast Internet of Things, “smart” still doesn’t mean secure

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It’s long past time for the Internet of Things (IoT) to come with a qualifier. A caveat. Because it is demonstrably the Internet of Vulnerable Things. Of sometimes very dangerous things.

Indeed, you can’t get through a week — frequently you can’t get through a day — without news of yet another potentially catastrophic security problem with what is…

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I’m a security advocate at the Synopsys Software Integrity Group. I write mainly about software security, data security and privacy.

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Taylor Armerding

Taylor Armerding

I’m a security advocate at the Synopsys Software Integrity Group. I write mainly about software security, data security and privacy.

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