Growing IoT adoption putting Australians at risk of cyber attacks

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.