IT News - IoT

The Internet of Things (IoT) encompasses a growing number of connected devices ranging from security cameras to smart thermostats, this is creating an identity management challenge

"Many businesses use enterprise-level IoT devices to help workers get things done more efficiently or to assist with meeting facilities management needs," notes Michael Baxter in InformationAge.

"But, there's one area where enterprise IoT falls short - Identity management.

Also known as identity and access management (IAM), identity management ensures that the right people have access to the systems and information needed to do their jobs and nothing more. But, one of the pervasive concerns regarding the IoT is that many of the associated technologies were not built with IAM in mind..."

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