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How to Engineer Secure Things: Past Mistakes and Future Advice

Things are all the rage right now — more specifically, connected and embedded things. As a result of the increasing demand for connectivity and the decreasing cost of hardware, engineers and developers are pushing computing power and connectivity into everyday things — refrigerators, light bulbs, TVs, cars, and other devices. Companies are under constant pressure to send things out quickly and into the hands of users. Security often becomes an afterthought. To say Internet of Things security is often lacking is an understatement. 

On the "Brink" of a Robbery

When you think of a safe, you think exactly that: something that is inherently safe (because it protects, you know, money and other valuables). Traditional safes may have hardly been considered “secure,” but their computerized counterparts — so-called smart safes — may be even less secure.