After completing this video, the learner will understand security controls available for embedded systems, such as manual updates, firmware version control, wrappers, control diversity and redundancy.
- [Voiceover] Smart devices or embedded devices…require special security attention…whether they're found in the home or business environment.…The single most important thing that you can do…to securely use smart devices in any environment…is ensure that they receive regular security updates.…Updating a software that drives these…embedded devices is just as important,…if not more important, as updating…the operating system on your traditional computers.…Hackers regularly discover vulnerabilities…in embedded devices, and failing to…patch them regularly can result…in a serious risk of compromise…not only of your smart device, but of your entire network.…
If you don't realize the significance of these attacks,…consider a string of Baby Monitor hacking incidents…that took place in 2013 and 2014.…The monitors manufactured by a company called…Foscam had a known vulnerability that allowed…hackers to take remote control of the device.…The parents in this story didn't receive…the notice that an update was available…and awoke in the middle of the night…
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- SQL injection prevention
- Cross-site scripting (XSS) prevention
- Fuzz testing
- Mobile device management (MDM)
- Mobile device tracking
- Operating system security
- Hardware security
- Virtualization security
- File permissions
- Data encryption
- Securing smart devices