IoT security is being seriously neglected

IoT security is being seriously neglected. There are roughly 8 billion IoT devices connected today. By the early 2020s, it is estimated that there will be 25 to 30 billion IoT devices worldwide, and 25% of cyber-attacks will be targeting IoT devices. Needless to say, IoT manufacturers are scrambling to keep up with this growing demand. Unfortunately, these devices generally are not equipped with proper security protections, and therefore create vulnerabilities in networks (painfully illustrated by the recent Mirai botnet attack). Read more here: Source

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About Acreto IoT Security
Acreto IoT Security delivers advanced security for IoT Ecosystems, from the cloud. IoTs are slated to grow to 50 Billion by 2021. Acreto’s Ecosystem security protects all Clouds, users, applications, and purpose-built IoTs that are unable to defend themselves in-the-wild. The Acreto platform offers simplicity and agility, and is guaranteed to protect IoTs for their entire 8-20 year lifespan. The company is founded and led by an experienced management team, with multiple successful cloud security innovations. Learn more by visiting Acreto IoT Security on the web at or on Twitter @acretoio.

Babak Pasdar
Babak Pasdar
Babak Pasdar is an ethical hacker and a globally-recognized expert in Cyber-Security, Cloud, and Crypto-currency. He has a reputation for developing innovative approaches and methodologies for the industry’s most complex security problems. Before Acreto, Pasdar brought the first proxy-in-the-cloud platform to market, even before the word “cloud” was coined. He called it security in the "Grid". Named one of New York’s Top Ten Startup Founders over 40, he has built and successfully exited two Cyber-Security technology companies and his innovations have been widely adopted by the industry.

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