IoT Security: Challenges and Opportunities

  • Online

This course was developed by IEEE Educational Activities with the support from IEEE Internet of Things Technical Community. The overall goal of this course is to introduce you to IoT security, particularly focusing on existing and emerging challenges and opportunities. In this course, we will introduce types of IoT devices, for example in terms of the devices around us, the devices in us, and the devices on us, as well as the different types of data collected by IoT devices. Then, the importance of ensuring IoT security and the potential motivations of cyber attackers are briefly discussed. The associated challenges and research opportunities are also presented.

What you will learn:

  • Review IoT Security Technology
  • Define Internet of Things (IoT) devices
  • Examine the importance of IoT security
  • Discuss vulnerabilities: People, Process, Technology
  • Examine motivations
  • Discuss challenges

This course is part of the following course program

All About IoT Security

Courses included in this program:

Who should attend: Electrical Engineer, Design Engineer, Communications Systems Engineer, Product Engineer, Computer Engineer, Software Engineer, Project Engineer
Software/Security Engineer, AI/ML Engineer


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Kim-Kwang Raymond Choo

Kim-Kwang Raymond Choo received a Ph.D. in information security in 2006 from Queensland University of Technology, Australia. He currently holds the Cloud Technology Endowed Professorship at The University of Texas at San Antonio. He is the founding co-editor-in-chief of ACM Distributed Ledger Technologies: Research and Practice, and the founding Chair of IEEE Technology and Engineering Management Society Technical Committee (TC) on Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technologies. He is the recipient of the 2022 IEEE Hyper-Intelligence TC Award for Excellence in Hyper-Intelligence Systems (Technical Achievement Award), the 2022 IEEE TC on Homeland Security Research and Innovation Award, the 2022 IEEE TC on Secure and Dependable Measurement Mid-Career Award, and the 2019 IEEE TC on Scalable Computing Award for Excellence in Scalable Computing (Middle Career Researcher).

Publication Year: 2023

ISBN: 978-1-7281-7837-0

IoT Security: Challenges and Opportunities
  • Course Provider: Educational Activities
  • Course Number: EDP694
  • Duration (Hours): 1
  • Credits: 0.1 CEU/ 1 PDH