Posted: Jul 18, 2017
The IoT delivers compelling economic and social benefits. It presents great opportunities for the private sector and federal agencies but the scale of security and operational challenges is a big impediment for adoption. A recent report from the US Government Accountability Office (GAO), issued in May 2017 confirms the numerous IoT security gaps that need to be addressed. The report highlights a key challenge is the lack of consideration for security when designing IoT devices.