Why Is Secure Manufacturing Necessary for IoT Devices?

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Why Is Secure Manufacturing Necessary for IoT Devices?

IoT devices produced through unsecured manufacturing processes provide criminals opportunities to change production runs to introduce unauthorized code or produce additional units that are subsequently sold on the black market.

One way to secure manufacturing processes is to use hardware security modules (HSMs) and supporting security software to inject cryptographic keys and digital certificates and to control the number of units built and the code incorporated into each.