EU institutions are currently negotiating on the first-ever set of pan-European cyber security rules (Photo: Miguel)


Internet of Things to create security risks, EU cyber expert says

The popularisation of the so-called Internet of Things will be accompanied with an increase in cyber threats.

“I can predict there will be applications which are not secure, because they are done by inexperienced people, and statistically you will then hear of more threats,” Udo Helmbrecht, executive director of the European Union Agency for Network and Information Security (Enisa) said in an interview in Brussels.

The Internet of Things (IoT) refers to the proliferation of digita...

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