How do you measure security?

Security standards are still missing in the Internet of Things, and we pay a hefty price

By David Emm, Kaspersky

"We are racing against the clock as well as sophisticated criminals ."

Any innovation that has turned into a mass-market commodity – electricity, long-haul transportation, the law – has gone through a standardisation process. And even though the Internet of Things has been with us for a few years now, neither the security of the interconnected world nor a widely accepted book of guidelines have been codified yet.


We are racing against the clock as well as sophisticated criminals in order to protect ourselves. David Emm from Kaspersky offers his insight on the dangers and the objectives.


IoT does not have security standards: we must stay vigilant.