How to Keep the Internet of Things Safe

The Internet of Things offers a lot of potential and when fully operational will have changed our lives dramatically. Once we live in a world were billion devices are connected to the Internet, our live will become a lot easier. There are already ample examples of this such as domotica in smart homes, the quantified self movement that monitors our daily behavior, smart cities were everything is monitored and even smart roads or bridges. 

But connecting all those devices to the Internet is only one aspect of the Internet of Things. Another, very important, aspect is the security aspect of the Internet of Things. How do we ensure that the data is safe and cannot be hacked? How do we ensure that connected cars cannot be hacked, as happened to Jeep, when hackers remotely killed a Jeep that was on the highway?

The security aspect of the Internet of Things is a major aspect if we want to successfully build the Internet of Things. An IoT that can will be trusted by consumers who will rely on it. Of course there is a technological aspect in securing the Internet of Things, but there is also a pracitcal aspect in securing the Internet of Things, …

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