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IoT Working Group Crafts Framework For Security, Privacy
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Ulf Mattsson
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Ulf Mattsson,
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8/12/2015 | 9:06:13 AM
Security and Privacy
I'm concerned about the "security, privacy, and disclosure of the data that's collected." We know that a large volume of very sensitive IoT data that is already collected and stored in Big Data environments, or shared with cloud-based services. Some good guidance can be found in recent reports from Gartner.

I recently read the Gartner Report "Big Data Needs a Data-Centric Security Focus" concluding "In order to avoid security chaos, Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) need to approach big data through a data-centric approach. The report suggests that new data-centric audit and protection solutions and management approaches are required.

Gartner also released the report "Simplify Operations and Compliance in the Cloud by Protecting Sensitive Data" in June 2015 that highlighted key challenges as "cloud increases the risks of noncompliance through unapproved access and data breach." The report recommended CIOs and CISOs to address data residency and compliance issues by "applying encryption or tokenization," and to also "understand when data appears in clear text, where keys are made available and stored, and who has access to the keys."

Ulf Mattsson, CTO Protegrity


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