From the Summer 2022 Issue

Enterprise IoT is Currently Extremely Inadequate – But it Doesn’t Have To Be

Brian Contos
Chief Security Officer | Phosphorus Cybersecurity

The state of Internet of Things (IoT) security across the enterprise and government agencies is shockingly bad. IoT devices are highly vulnerable; therefore, making organizations vulnerable. In many ways enterprise IoT security today is like IT security in the early 1990’s with poor asset inventories, limited patching, and weak credentials, which is to say, enterprise IoT security is currently extremely inadequate.

This lack of enterprise IoT security is compounded by the number of IoT devices that enterprises and government agencies have in production. On average, these organizations have three to five IoT devices per employee, so an organization of . . .

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