Internet of Things (IoT)
London Business Hub is providing advice and information to help businesses and the self-employed work safely during COVID-19. This week, we explore how to use the Internet of Things securely.
The Internet of Things (IoT) refers to a system of interrelated and connected devices that can collect, transfer and exchange data over the internet. The following resources provide hints and tips to help your business make the most of IoT technologies:
- The Internet of Things blog
This blog from the Police Digital Security Centre (PDSC) provides an introduction to IoT.
- Using IoT devices safely
The PDSC has published a video with advice on how to use IoT devices safely and securely in the home.
- How to make sure someone does not hack into your fridge
This video from Westtek Solutions provides advice on how to prevent home and office devices from being hacked.
- IoT security
This leaflet provides an overview of how to manage IoT security threats.
- How to protect children from inappropriate content
This leaflet provides tips on how to protect children from inappropriate internet content.
- IoT security assessment
IASME provides a basic security assessment that is aimed at manufacturers of any device that connects to the internet.
Browse our library of support for more tips and advice to help you work safely during COVID-19. We cover a range of topics to help you identify and prevent common online threats.