‘Thing’ in the Internet of Things can be any object that may be given an IP address and assigned with the feature to transfer files or data over a computer network. In 2018, there were around 8 billion devices connected with IoT, and the number is expected to soar high in the coming years. With such a wide network of IoT worldwide, a large percentage of cyber attacks are expected to target these ‘Things’ only.
IoT penetration testing refers to a test that is basically conducted to identify any potential vulnerability in the security system of IoT devices in your network. This test includes penetrating all the infrastructure and software programs in your network, both in your physical location and over the web. But unfortunately, a majority of IoT devices were not designed to be used the way they are being used today, due to which most of them contain some really serious potential vulnerabilities.
Purpose of Testing
Because IoT devices have vulnerabilities, government agencies and hackers can gain access to your network through these devices and monitor your activities. Once they enter your network of connected devices, they can misuse your data for any mischievous purposes. We have become so much dependent on web connected technology that it has become difficult to maintain its security.
The ‘Things’ that are being used today for connection were not meant to be connected, because of which they are at high risk of vulnerability, including data breach, identity theft, financial loss, etc. If you are also concerned about the potential threat posed by fast growing IoT network, then Security for Everyone has come with a highly reliable and fool-proof IoT penetration testing service. This test will identify any potential vulnerabilities in your IoT network, and take protective steps to mitigate any risk involved in it.