Internet of Things : Are you ready for IoT?

Posted by Roselyna on 05-Jan-2017 00:30:00

Do you have IoT?

Everyone has heard about Internet of Things (IoT) right about now. If you haven’t then it’s time to start using your search engines and start typing ‘iot’ or we can just plainly say, 'IoT are devices that is capable of connecting to the internet and does not belong in the category of smartphones, tablets, networking equipment, notebook or desktop computers'.

IoT can be your smart televisions, smart toasters, door locks, refrigerators, air-conditioning, CCTV, heaters, solar heaters, gates and whatever else that is connectable to the internet.

At the last estimated counts, there are about 30 billions IoT bought by consumers and growing at a rate of 5-6 bil annually over the next few years.

In other words, there are 30 billions devices that can be accessed from and to the Internet anytime and anywhere. For BolehVPN security team, the sheer numbers of IoT open up a lot of security and privacy concerns that consumers must be aware of.

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Topics: Lifestyle Security, Network Security, Internet of Things