Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Last Week’s Dyn Denial Of Service Attack Demonstrates The Need To Protect IoT Devices

Looking at IoT security from a consumer point of view, the research firm Parks Associates has found that almost half of U.S. broadband households rank privacy as their greatest concern when connecting devices to the Internet. The company has highlighted wider issues associated with the growth in data analytics including the use of viewing and consumption history.

According to Brad Russell, Research Analyst at Parks Associates: “Near the end of 2015, 40% of U.S. broadband households reported having a recent privacy or security problem with a connected device, primarily a virus, spyware, or a company tracking them.

From the article "Last Week’s Dyn Denial Of Service Attack Demonstrates The Need To Protect IoT Devices" by John Moulding.

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