After cyber attacks, Internet of Things wrestles with making smart devices safer

SINGAPORE/TAIPEI (Reuters) – Recent cyber attacks harnessing everyday devices such as cameras, video recorders, printers, routers and speakers are a wake-up call to the hidden dangers of the Internet of Things. For a sense of that challenge, take AV Tech Corp, a once proud giant among CCTV camera makers whose 1990s building in a Taipei suburb hints at the gap it must overcome between hardware factories of a decade ago and those of today. AV Tech, which made the 2008 Forbes list of companies to watch, has seen competition from China shrink its profits to about a tenth of what they were then.

Original story here.

This entry was posted in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply