Electronic Products & Technology September 2020 Edition: Putting the ‘Thing’ in IoT

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, governments world-wide have called on manufac-turers to re-tool their lines in support of critical technology production. Availability of these devices will make a positive impact on the world’s response to treating the outbreak, as long as any connected products are sufficiently secured. Many IoT devices deployed today have poorly implemented security, as manufacturers continue to ship devices with default passwords or shared cryptographic keys across devices – making entire product lines vulnerable.

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