Security Hygiene in the Internet of Things

October 2, 2015


Times are changing when it comes to keeping an organization’s secure. For decades, a significant part of accomplishing that goal has involved hygiene activities — tasks like patching, system and activity monitoring, remaining vigilant about new vulnerabilities and malware, etc. Completing these activities in an efficient, reliable and timely fashion was the hallmark of a robust security posture — at least at the technical level.

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Recently, an influx of new devices with computing and capabilities built in complicates what enterprises need to do in this arena. What some call the Internet of Things (IoT) is leading to expanding complexity when it comes to the routine security tasks that keep our organizations secured.

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