Connect Directly: A Safer IoT Future Must Be a Joint Effort

23/09/2019 - 08:48

We're just at the beginning of an important conversation about the future of our homes and cities, which must involve both consumers and many players in the industry

Though much celebrated, the Internet of Things (IoT) has nevertheless opened a Pandora's box of new challenges in Internet security and data privacy. The need for some sort of oversight seems long overdue. But who should be responsible for ensuring safer IoT devices? Can manufacturers be trusted to provide effective safeguards on their own? Or will government be required to step in?