While the Internet of Everything is designed to make life easier with the use of interconnected networks and devices, you still have to remember that there are many ways your data can be misused or compromised.
While the smartification of the home has its benefits, the growing number of smart devices also requires a lot of time and energy just to maintain and manage the network of connected devices. What does it take to play the role of “Administrator of Things“?
Using a smartphone as the centralized remote hub for an automated home means that all the security threats inherent in the platform could affect the home itself. Here are examples of these threats and how they could affect the automated home.
Soon after news of a smart TV hack prompted a closer look into the Internet of Everything, Internet-enabled LED lightbulbs made by the crowdfunded startup LIFX have been found to be at risk of revealing Wi-Fi passwords.
The Internet of Everything may be the current mega trend for buyers and vendors of smart systems and gadgets. However, Trend Micro CTO Raimund Genes warns IoE users and developers alike to keep data security in mind.
Smart devices are becoming more available via broadband provider bundles and promotions, making it easy for consumers to shift from “dumb to smart.” We consider how tangible benefits and ease of use come to play with the adoption of smart technology.
The smartification of the home becomes apparent when looking at networks then and now, prompting many to expect that billions of smart devices will go online in a matter of years. Here we look at the forces that can impact market adoption of IoE.