In 2017 Internet of Things (IoT) devices rose to prominence as attackers have continued to target and use them to support various cyberattacks. IoT devices are almost the perfect target for cyberthieves. They sit on internal networks, have their own IP address, and allow communication with other internet connected devices and systems.
Their ubiquity and large numbers make them highly attractive targets. Yet, despite their growing numbers, IoT devices are relatively unprotected and make easy targets.