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What are the major challenges associated with designing IoT applications that are inherently secure?
Security cameras on corporate building
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What are the major challenges associated with designing IoT applications that are inherently secure?

Did you know that access to many security cameras is not effectively secured and that livestreams of these cameras is publicly available? For example, take a look at the Insecam live cameras website – it displays live camera footage of security cameras from all around the world. None of these devices are secured.

(Note: The Insecam site does not work on some internet browsers. It is recommended that you use Mozilla Firefox browser to watch network cameras on the Insecam site.)

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What are the major challenges associated with designing IoT applications that are inherently secure?

If needed, refer to the Code of Practice: Securing the Internet of Things for Consumers to reflect on some of the security requirements and associated challenges.

Share your thoughts in the comments.

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