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IoT and Edge Security

The first chapter of this book revealed the size, growth, and potential of the Internet of Things (IoT). There are currently billions of devices, and the double-digit growth of connecting the analog world to the Internet also forms the largest attack surface on Earth. Exploits, damage, and rogue agents have already been developed, deployed, and spread globally, disrupting countless businesses, networks, and lives. As architects, we are responsible for understanding the IoT stack of technologies and securing them. As we place devices that have never been connected to the Internet, as good citizens, we are accountable for designing them.

This has been particularly difficult for many IoT deployments, with security often ...

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