IOT is still a young concept - yet to mature into something well-defined and applied. Some define it as a problem of scale; some see it as a problem of speed and yet others view it as a dilemma dealing with the sheer variety of devices. As we trode on uncharted territory to build a device agnostic IOT platform, we fell prey to a few hidden monsters and unseen quagmires. We have emerged bruised, heavily caffeinated and while we are not completely done, we have acquired some pearls of wisdom in the process.
More and more IoT vulnerabilities are found and showcased at security events. From connected thermostats to power plants!
Insecurity became the favorite subject for creating catchy IoT headlines: "Connected killer toaster", "Fridges changed into spamming machines","Privacy concerns around connected home".