The internet of things offers a wealth of chance for the telecoms industry. It presents mobile operators an opportunity to develop and enhance their client offerings and increase market growth. We’ve already seen the likes of Vodafone delve into the buyer aspect of IoT with the launch of its new “V by Vodafone” bundle, whereby shoppers are charged for the number of connected devices they add to their monthly set up. However, together with this raft of success and varied chances, comes the heightened risk of security breaches.
Operators need to be good with their investment once it involves IoT. It’s all well and sensible chasing new sales leads and initiatives and reaping the rewards, however, security must be high, if not at the highest, of their agenda. With the increased range of devices accessing the core network, operators need to guarantee they set up for the more severe and have prevention measures in place for attainable hijackers. The repercussions of such a breach will havecontinue reading →