Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Sunday March 02, 2014

Cisco: $300,000 Prize for Internet of Things Security Apps

Cisco is trying to get ahead of the curve with the ‘Internet of Things’ which is gaining traction with new products every day. The problem lies with the lax security being given these ‘smart appliances’ and that’s where Cisco’s contest comes into play.

According to the Cisco blog item, the goal is to devise security approaches for devices used in manufacturing, mass transportation, healthcare, oil and gas and the smart grid, which would be judged for feasibility and scalability.