New MSc thesis position available for IT students: “Usable IoT Security”

The importance of usable security for IoT

According to a recent Gartner report on “Securing the IoT”, by 2020 more than 25% of identified attacks in enterprises will involve IoT devices.  By 2018, the global market size for IoT security will exceed $500 million. Thus, it is important to develop appropriate security concepts for the Internet of Things (IoT).

Security concepts will be most effective when they are properly understood and effectively used by application developers and end-users. When security concepts are more understandable and usable, people are more likely to use them, which will increase the overall system security. In conclusion, to achieve secure internet of things applications, usable security mechanisms for securing the internet of things are required.

Within the scope of this masters thesis, … [read more here]

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