The Internet of Things (IoT) also helps the concept of the Smart Home through more and more networked devices to a greater extent. However, smart home networks have at least one connection interface that can potentially be used by attackers. To prevent this, a proven hardware security concept is required.
With the rise of IoT devices, the environment of our home networks has drastically changed in recent years. Five years ago a home network consisted of a router, which was connected to the Internet via ADSL or cable connection. This was mainly connected to devices such as desktop computers and laptops. Today, more and more intelligent devices have an Internet connection so their data can be collected and controlled. However, any device that is attached to the home network can actually constitute an access point for attacks and thus a security risk.[Read more…] about Security risks of the Smart Home and counter strategies