IoT Privacy and Security Challenges for Smart Home Environments

IoT Privacy and Security Challenges for Smart Home Environments

“Someone used the fish tank to get into the network, and once they were in the fish tank, they scanned and found other vulnerabilities and moved laterally to other places in the network.” — Justin Fier, director for cyber intelligence and analysis at security firm Darktrace. Smart home environments offer the potential for significantly improved energy efficiency and control over home security while providing an incredible level of convenience through automation of appliances, lights, cameras and alarm sensors. However, as is the case with all IoT systems, these devices open up the possibility of security and privacy risks through […]