There is no shortage of discussions about how the Internet of Things needs to be made more secure. Hacking into a network via an IoT device in order to disrupt service is at a minimum, an inconvenience. Hacking into a network with the intent to steal private and personal data raises the level of concern significantly.
Just as healthcare providers need PALS certification to keep up with new discoveries and advancements in medicine, individuals who work in IT need to become recertified with data security measures. One particular area in need of improved security protocols is The Internet of Things (IoT). IoT is quickly becoming more and more popular and therefore more and more vulnerable.