Majority of Consumers Believe IoT Needs Security Built In
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User Rank: Apprentice
8/15/2017 | 3:23:54 PM
wht couldn't the nomenclature of the device be its temp password?  As soon as it comes online or booted the first time a mandatory password change is required.  Quick easy not great but at least its something.  Every device has a sn# to it and their all different
User Rank: Apprentice
7/27/2017 | 11:40:39 AM
Re: Consumer vs manufacturers
Absolutely agree with Dr. T, the responsibility should majorly be upon the manufacturer, it's simple, I buy some product of some brand, I trust them but due to their mistake I suffer the loss. So, even, knowing that it was good company, they failed to stand on it as they did wrong with the product. So, the 56% should be on the manufacturer side. So, IoT should be much cared by the manufacturer.
User Rank: Apprentice
7/26/2017 | 12:29:05 PM
Re: Consumer vs manufacturer?
I believe the responsibility resides with both parties. However, in order to understand the responsibilities involved with security, I also believe that both parties, users specifically, need to be educated on their expected responsibilities. 
User Rank: Ninja
7/26/2017 | 10:40:54 AM
Consumer vs manufacturer?

"Overall, however, 56% believe it is the responsibility of both the consumer and manufacturer."

I think it should be manufacturer responsibility to secure the device, most customers would not even know how to use the device forget about the security.
User Rank: Ninja
7/26/2017 | 10:38:42 AM
IoT Security
If the device is doing more than one thing and connected to other devices security should be mandatory. If not and simply ringing the door bell and not connected to other things, why go so much trouble and make it expenses, basic security should be ok.

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