The Internet of Things (IOT) is truly picking up steam—providing new value-added functionality through online devices ranging from smartphones, watches, refrigerators and cars to medical implants and industrial machinery. Yet, just as adoption rates for smart devices continue to increase rapidly, so do the related security risks. This begs the question: Are organizations like yours fully prepared to secure connectivity at this level?
Any IoT device that allows two-way communication and is upgradeable has a privileged account assigned to it—and almost all recent online security breaches have involved abuse of privileged accounts. This eBook takes a close look at IoT-related security threats and explains how emerging privileged access management (PAM) technology can help you defend your organization against these threats.