Data Digest: Password Security, Unspoken IoT Truths, IoT Security Concerns
Today read about new security technologies that may replace passwords, aspects of IoT sensor data that no one talks about, and why IoT developers need to learn a different lesson from the open source community.
- By Quint Turner
- July 18, 2016
Passwords can be comically vulnerable measures of security, but what else can we do? This article reviews the main problems with passwords and explores alternate security solutions that might offer improvements.
Read more at Computer Weekly
Little has been said about the annoying realities of gathering sensor data through the Internet of Things. This article covers 5 of the least-talked about truths about IoT data.
Read more at Information Age
There is a looming security crisis for IoT devices -- around 70% of them have serious security flaws. This article argues that IoT developers are headed down a dangerous path; they are using open source technologies for short-term gain without involving the community aspect that helps find and fix vulnerabilities in fully open source projects.
Read more at Datamation
Quint Turner is an editorial intern at TDWI and an undergraduate English student at Skidmore College. Follow his blog at pungry.com.