The Digital Cyber Security Paradox

In 5 years there will be 75 billion devices connected to the internet, perhaps a few billion insecure and unpatchable. An estimated 2 billion run VxWorks and perhaps a couple hundred million of those will not be patched in any reasonable length of time. About 200 million Internet-connected devices—some that may be controlling elevators, medical equipment, and other mission-critical systems—are vulnerable to attacks that give attackers complete control, researchers warned on Monday.

Link: The Digital Cyber Security Paradox
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