Threat Modeling and the Internet of Things
May 2016 • Podcast
Art Manion and Allen Householder of the CERT Vulnerability Analysis team, talk about threat modeling and its use in improving the security of the Internet of Things (IoT).
“The manufacturers making these things might have been a business for 50 or 60 years. They are great at making cars or refrigerators or light bulbs. They have now, in some cases, literally bolted on a small embedded computer with a number of network connections.”
Software Engineering Institute
Threat modeling, which has been popularized by Microsoft in the last decade, provides vulnerability analysts a means to analyze a system and identify various attack surfaces and use that knowledge to bolster a system against vulnerabilities. In this podcast, Art Manion and Allen Householder of CERT’s vulnerability analysis team, talk about threat modeling and its use in improving security of the Internet of Things.
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