Cerf, speaking in a public Google Hangout on Wednesday, said that he’s tremendously excited about the possibilities of an Internet of billions of connected objects (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=17GtmwyvmWE&feature=share&t=21m8s). But Cerf warned that the Iot necessitates big changes in the way that software is written. Securing the data stored on those devices and exchanged between them represents a challenge to the field of computer science – one that the nation’s universities need to start addressing.
Internet of Things products need to do a better job managing access control and use strong authentication to secure communications between devices."
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