While IoT devices are becoming increasingly popular, their rise is worrisome to security experts because the personal data available provides information to conduct sophisticated social engineering attacks. Couple the information available with inherent threats and trouble is inevitable.
We are now moving into the deployment of the Internet of Things (IoT). IoT is an attempt to attach uniquely identifiable devices to the existing Internet infrastructure. The connected devices will allow you to receive better information, control items and, simply, just do fun stuff. How many will be connected by 2020? Gartner estimates 26 billion devices and ABI ResearchJuly 28, 2014 in Cloud Security