Each year we share our predictions for the digital security world for the year ahead. One of our predictions for 2017 is that there will be an increase in home-attached devices being compromised. This is due to the rise of the Internet of Things (IoT); everyday objects, such as kettles, fridges, and televisions, that connect to networks, enabling them to send and receive data via the internet.
These devices are designed to make our lives easier to manage. We can preheat the oven using our smart phone before we leave work, or control our sprinkler system while we are away on holiday. Read more