Originally published January 8, 2018
The rise in the implementation of IoT devices is contributing to the rise in cyber attacks. That’s according to data from Sussex-based Beaming.
According to the business provider, attacks on remote devices increased three-fold during the last quarter of 2017, compared with the same period last year.
Beaming has found that 70% of attacks targeting connected devices such as building control systems and networked security cameras. Industry commentators have, for some time, been pointing out some of the flaws in IoT deployment : just last November, a survey from Cradlepoint demonstrated that companies weren’t taking IoT security weaknesses seriously.