Hardware-Based IoT Security: Consider Your Options

Hardware-Based IoT Security: Consider Your Options

Risk vs. Reward – a tradeoff that factors into every business decision. In November of 2016 the U.S. Department of Homeland Security issued “Strategic Principles for Securing the Internet of Things,” which commented on the risk-reward tradeoff wrought by the IoT. Specifically, the document set out to provide a set of principles and best practices for addressing the risks resulting from the widening gap between the IoT’s rapid expansion and its slower-growing security. One element among the document’s recommendations is the use of hardware to incorporate security, recommending the use of computer chips that integrate security in the microprocessor […]