The IoT revolution is here, but is it safe? - Energy Watch News


The IoT revolution is here, but is it safe?

The Internet of Things (IoT) is the lighting industry’s great white hope as revenues from luminaires start to decline. But as companies rush to get IoT products to market, is cyber security being sacrificed for the sake of a quick buck? At this year’s Lux Live ethical hacker, Ken Munroe of Penetration testing and security services, will give a live demonstration of just how vulnerable connected lighting products are to attack and manipulation. At the start of October hackers unleashed one of the largest internet attacks and they did so by utilizing IoT devices, such as thermostats and smart lights. http://luxreview.com/article/2016/10/ethical-hacker-to-expose-iot-shortcomings-at-lux-live

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