Podcast: Why Manufacturers Struggle To Secure IoT

Too often, many IoT device manufacturers are opting to leave out costly security features for their small, low power connected devices. 

IoT device manufacturers face an array of challenges when thinking about securing their devices.

Too often, many manufacturers are opting to leave out costly security features for their small, low power connected devices. Another issue manufacturers struggle with is juggling the many components around IoT devices – including processors, cloud and web services, devices and apps – when it comes to security. With the number of connected devices increasing, and IoT security a growing concern for the tech industry, how can manufacturers work to better prioritize IoT security?

On the heels of the RSA Conference, Threatpost’s Lindsey O’Donnell talks to Jeff Wilbur, director of the Online Trust Alliance, about the challenges that manufacturers face when securing IoT devices.

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