Many ubiquitous mobile technologies today, while being highly convenient, can also be very vulnerable. This is even more concerning when talking about employee-owned mobile devices that are used for work. Attackers will be given many ways to enter the corporate infrastructure through this administrative nightmare known as BYOD (bring your own device).

Furthermore, an amazing number of devices today come with Internet connectivity. Lightbulbs, cameras, thermostats, and even crockpots can be controlled with an app on a phone. Embedded devices that connect to the Internet and enable remote monitoring ...

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