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 Crypto-IoT Ecosystems, from the cloud. IoTs are slated to grow to 50 Billion by 2021 and are on track to be the biggest consumers of Blockchain and Crypto technologies. Acreto’s Ecosystem security protects Crypto / Blockchain and Clouds as well as all 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 on the web at acreto.io or on Twitter @acretoio.