Bruce Schneier on sloppy IoT security causing real world disasters

by Volker Weber

Classic information security is a triad: confidentiality, integrity, and availability. You’ll see it called “CIA,” which admittedly is confusing in the context of national security. But basically, the three things I can do with your data are steal it (confidentiality), modify it (integrity), or prevent you from getting it (availability).

So far, internet threats have largely been about confidentiality. ... On the Internet of Things, integrity and availability threats are much worse than confidentiality threats.

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