Andrei Robachevsky, a Technology Program Manager at The Internet Society (ISOC), writes of a contemplated security engineering initiative targeting security flaws in the Internet of Things environ. Today's Must Read.
"Unfortunately, as is often the case with fast-pace developments, security of IoT components and the system as a whole is lagging. Price and functionality features take higher priority. We need to make security and privacy the most important features. Never before has the virtual world penetrated so deep into our physical lives, and if the gap isn't shortened there is a high risk of long-term damage to user confidence in the IoT." - Andrei Robachevsky, Technology Program Manager at The Internet Society (ISOC)