Why the IoT Industry Must Prioritize Privacy

By James Carder

Companies that offer IoT products often prioritize functionality, availability and accessibility, but security and privacy must be more than mere afterthoughts.

Smart devices are revolutionizing the world—especially as millions have shifted to sheltering in place, depending on technology more than ever. However, these connected devices are not always secure, as witnessed by recent incidents from Ring, Amazon Alexa and The Snoo Smart, an internet-connected bassinet. Nonetheless, as the Internet of Things (IoT) makes our lives more convenient, adoption will continue to rise, with IDC estimating there will be...

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