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Embedded Internet: More Connected Homes, More Problems

August 29, 2013

ImageOne survey recently reported that there are currently over 10 billion objects connected to the Internet. These are predominately mobile devices such as tablet computers and cell phones. By 2020, the survey says, there will be more than 30 billion such connections coming mostly from smart home connections via the machine-to-machine communications via the Internet of Things.

The evolution of the embedded Internet is creating a rich playground for those who would breach the security of such devices, and security experts are greatly concerned.
Technology Review, Aug. 13, 2013

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