Growing IoT adoption putting Australians at risk of cyber attacks | Security Brief

Sense of Security’s own CTO Jason Edelstein appeared in Security Brief this week, discussing how Australia’s growing IoT adoption is putting them at risk of a cyber attack.

The commentary follows research by Telsyte which found the average household has 17.1 connected devices, and this number is expected to rise to 37 by 2022 – a total of 381 million connected devices across the country.

We believe manufacturers are pushing connected devices out to market in a rush to remain competitive, which usually means leaving security as an afterthought. This is also evident in what we’ve found to be the most common security vulnerabilities – software defects, bugs and logic flaws.

The full article can be found here.