August 31, 2015
What if some Internet applications, like video streaming, stopped working? Mind you, I am not suggesting we are anywhere near that point, but it does take planning and ongoing work to keep the Internet and devices that connect to it working properly. CEA is doing its part, working with industry leaders in three important areas: security, reachability and interoperability.
Reducing the number of hacked devices and security breaches is an ongoing effort. We will always be fighting that battle. We can start by getting basic security steps right. Some of the well-known Web camera hacks took advantage of simple weaknesses, such as open “back doors” that were supposed to...