‘Don’t be stupid’ and 2 other rules for IoT security

Connected Life

We’re always on the look out for guiding principles for building and securing the emerging Internet of Things.

Paul Fremantle provides some nice, clarity in a recent talk he gave at QCon — “Your Thing is pwnd: Security Challenges for the Internet of Things“.

He opens with a brief explanation of why securing data on the IoT matters. You can end up with your sex life documented online:

Fitbit data, securing IoT data, Fitbit sexual history

Then this slide provides his three basic rules for securing the Internet of Things:

IoT security, internet of things security, rules for securing your smart home

The whole talk is definitely worth your time.

Watch it and let us know if you have any additions or revisions in the comments.

[Image by chuckyeager | Flickr]

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