March 01, 2016

Insecurity of the Internet of Things

Devices, designed and fielded with minimal security requirements and testing, and an ever-increasing complexity of networks could lead to widespread vulnerabilities in civilian infrastructure and US Government systems. . . . Broader adoption of IoT devices and AI [artificial intelligence]—in settings such as public utilities and health care—will only exacerbate these potential effects.

— Worldwide Threat Assessment 1

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