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Managing software and firmware risks

In this course, you will explore the details of managing software and firmware risks in IoT.

    Syllabus

  • Manage general software risks Video — 00:25:47
    • Internet of Things (IoT) systems involve a wide range of software and firmware from many different vendors and a staggering array of different software platforms, programming languages and tools. Flaws in any of these components may result in vulnerabilities.

  • Manage risks related to IoT device operating systems and firmware Video — 00:14:14
    • There are various challenges associated with the security of the lightweight operating systems and programs that run on IoT devices.

  • Manage risks related to software installation and configuration Video — 00:09:02
    • In some cases, an application may be programmed correctly but installed or configured incorrectly, leading to vulnerabilities.

  • Manage risks related to software patches and updates Video — 00:10:30
    • The patching and updating process can introduce a variety of risks into the IoT ecosystem. Managing the risks involved in the process is essential to keep the entire system secure.

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Course description

A wide variety of security issues are caused by flaws in software throughout its entire life cycle — from development, deployment and maintenance through its retirement.

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