The Merkle –  The Internet of (Insecure) Things: Could Blockchain Be the Solution?

themerkle-logoThe Internet of Things is taking a while to get off the ground. And with so many high-profile hacking attacks and PR disasters affecting big players like Yahoo and Jeep, it’s hardly surprising. The Internet of Things is looking a lot more like the Internet of Insecure Things, as parents watch their children’s smart dolls being hacked and patients worry about who’s controlling their cardiac devices.
“It’s clear that both consumers and businesses have serious concerns around IoT security, and little confidence that IoT service providers and device manufacturers will be able to protect IoT devices,” says Jason Hart, Chief Technology Officer at Gemalto.

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