5 Effective Ways to Handle IoT Security Challenges

Hacker Noon

Toby Nwazor

Over the years, the number of devices connected to the Internet has increased exponentially. From a little over 15 billion devices in 2015, over 26.6 billion devices were connected in 2019.

It is estimated that the figure will exceed the 30 billion mark by the end of 2020 and over 75 billion devices are expected to be connected to the Internet by 2025.

IoT Security Challenges

The increasing popularity of this concept has raised a lot of security issues, especially privacy concerns that make IoT users susceptible to cyberattacks and identity theft. Major IoT providers also use default or hardcoded passwords that can create room for security breaches. This and many other loopholes can be exploited by cybercriminals to gain...

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