IoT is one of the fastest growing trends in technology today, yet enterprises are leaving themselves vulnerable to dangerous cyberattacks by failing to prioritize foundational security for their PKIs. The 2019 Global PKI and IoT Trends study, conducted by the Ponemon Institute, reveals areas where organizations need to continue to improve the security maturity of PKIs driven by the growth of IoT, cloud and mobile initiatives.
use hardware security modules (HSMs) to manage PKI private keys
use HSMs as an IoT root of trust
rate altering the function of a device as the top IoT threat
Corporate data breaches are in the headlines on an almost daily basis, while business critical applications face malicious threats or are accidentally compromised by employee mistakes.
The 2019 Global Encryption Trends Study reveals the rapid proliferation of encryption to protect data and hardware security modules (HSMs) to harden applications. In addition, with the rapid emergence of new digital technologies, it’s never been more important than now to stay a step ahead.