Who Will Pay the Price When Tragedy Strikes the IoT?

The Internet of Things—the interconnectivity between everything in our technological world—is not, by itself, resilient to cybercrime or immune from exploitation. The IoT actually facilitates communication—whether or not illicit. When cybercrime payloads we experience as individuals go well beyond something such as a stolen credit card number, which the financial ramifications are covered by the card issuers, where do we point our fingers?

“There are too many connected, integrated, moving parts now with the IoT, and one misstep could be tragic,” said Demetrios Lazarikos, IT Security Strategist at Blue Lava Consulting.

This article on LTN (US) looks at the chain of liability as it relates to vulnerabilities being exploited in the Internet of Things.

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