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New research shows that video conferencing systems and IP cameras are among the riskiest IoT devices connected to networks.
Source: Forescout's cybersecurity research arm, Vedere Labs.
The research identified recurring themes highlighting the growing attack likelihood with these devices when connected to enterprise networks.
Many small businesses choose cheap and readily available equipment but lack adequate knowledge on protecting themselves.
Unfortunately, they are unwittingly contributing to a perfect storm, inviting cyber criminals into their business by becoming easy to hack.
Organisations must be aware of risky devices across all categories. The general recommendation is that controls are implemented and that companies do not rely on siloed security in their IT network, OT network or for specific types of IoT devices.
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The data comes from real live customer deployments and contains information about almost 19 million devices. The overall risk of a device was calculated based on three factors: configuration, function and behaviour.
After measuring each device's risk, averages per device type were calculated to understand the riskiest.