Expense spared – the cost of replacing legacy things

Expense spared – the cost of replacing legacy things

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A previous Quocirca blog post (The Internet of Everything – the need to manage external things) looked at how Internet of Things (IoT) deployments will mostly need to include access to at least some external devices. One of the problems this throws up, especially for network security teams, is the need to verify the safety of devices joining networks, over which they have little or no on-device control. This problem is not exclusive to external devices, internal ones are a challenge too; IoT-integrated legacy devices will not have been provisioned with network security in mind and the processing power of low cost new devices will often be too limited to do much beyond the task they are built for. Furthermore – new or old – low powered devices will often…
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