Securing IoT Devices From Within
The Internet of Things
Security experts have long fretted about the rapidly expanding number of internet of things devices. While most such tools may not contain data that should be protected, many connect to the cloud and represent easy targets for hackers to gain access — not only to that device, but to all other devices connected to an IoT mesh.
To address this issue, AWS in 2015 released its IoT platform, which includes provisions for mutual authentication – which is intended to verify the integrity of all devices connecting to the AWS IoT cloud.