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The Internet of Things (IoT) - pushing network monitoring to its limits

Posted by Rafi Sabel on Feb 10, 2016 8:08:00 AM

In the age of the Internet of Things (IoT), billions of connected devices - estimated at 20 billion by the year 2020 - are set to permeate virtually every aspect of daily life and industry. Sensors that track human movement in times of natural disasters, kitchen appliances reminding us to top up on food supplies and even military implementations such as situational awareness in wartime are just a few examples of IoT in action.

Exciting as these times may be, they also highlight a new set of risk factors for Security Specialists who need to answer the call for more vigorous, robust and proactive security solutions. Considerations around security monitoring and management are set to expand far beyond today's norms as entry points, data volumes and connected hardware multiply at increasing rates in the age of hyper-interconnectedness.

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Topics: BYOD, Internet Of Things