Cisco’s Michele Guel spoke with TechRepublic and CNET Senior Producer Dan Patterson about how companies need to defend for the future, but they need to also make sure to handle all the « old school » ways to interact. The following is an edited transcript of the interview.
Dan Patterson: What’s happening in the space that you find intriguing or new and different relative to your experience?
Michele Guel: From a purely technology standpoint?
Dan Patterson: Yeah.
Michele Guel: With the Internet of Things, which has been around for a while, or sensors, whatever, more connectedness, we’ve seen the threat landscape exponentially increase. I mean, sitting here, you could have a sensor in your glasses. We know you have about 10 sensors in our watches. You could have them in your buttons, they could be your shoes. There’s a lot of sensors in here. They’re probably not all that well secured, because IoT has some challenge spaces. So, exponential threat landscapes increase. The industry as a whole is learning how to, how do we secure IoT, for one, because that’s the focus now. And Cisco and other large enterprises have had a focus on that in consortiums on how do we secure IoT infrastructure. And so, it’s just… Not that it’s more
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Source : Tech Republic