No need to talk about the exploding deployment of IoT devices blah blah blah. Palo Alto recognizes the cyber threat from these devices being deployed onto the enterprise network and has acquired a company to address only part of the problem. What about ensuring the devices do not have issues BEFORE they are deployed? Check out the devices to ensure the cyber threat IS NOT BUILT IN from the manufacturer? Companies such as #refirmlabs provide the answer.
Devices with IoT capabilities have become ubiquitous across the enterprise, Klarich said, with about three different IoT-enabled devices in the organization for every employee on the payroll. These devices are often unpatched and unmanaged, Klarich said, even though by definition they have to be connected.