IoT Security Challenges

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Course Overview

Internet of Things (IoT) is described as, “any physical object that can be connected to the Internet (with an IP address) and identify itself with other devices on the Internet”. Examples of IoT devices can include cars, light bulbs, printers, TVs, speakers through to baby cameras.

This course will discuss how the growth of IoT devices is challenging networks, protocols and security professionals.

Course Outline

This course will cover the following topics:

  • IoT Characteristics
  • IoT Applications
  • Protocols in IoT
  • Architecture
  • Challenges in IoT
  • IoT Related Incidents


This course was developed by Id-SIRTII/CC for APCERT.