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Cybersecurity in the IoT

Arabo, Abdullahi


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Abdullahi Arabo
Associate professor of Cyber Science and Network Security


IoT is a nightmare for security and privacy issues and a honeypot for cyber criminals. Cybercrime and threats of cyber security is much closer to connected home ecosystems futures because of the increase adaptability of IoT than ever been expected. Most of the effort is focused on the defence mechanisms of cooperate and national infrastructures, not realizing that one of the weakest link in this systems comes from the devices used within IoT. The presentation will analyse implications and challenges of cyber security to smart devices in IoT. It will also highlight the fact that while these devices provide more features and functionality, they also introduce new risks.


Arabo, A. (2015, March). Cybersecurity in the IoT. Presented at Internet of Things Summit, London, UK

Presentation Conference Type Speech
Conference Name Internet of Things Summit
Conference Location London, UK
Start Date Mar 12, 2015
End Date Mar 15, 2015
Publication Date Mar 12, 2015
Peer Reviewed Not Peer Reviewed
Keywords cybersecurity, IoT
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Additional Information Title of Conference or Conference Proceedings : Internet of Things Summit