In Mobile Enterprise, Laurie Lamberth and Steve Brumer have a story on IoT network security. Previous articles on topic have mentioned issues with out-of-date device firmware.
3. Periodic endpoint integrity checks: With thousands of devices of all different types being connected to the enterprise networks, over different networks with different access control protocols, after the fact as well as real-time access monitoring is a good idea. Periodically checking each device’s security software and policies, firmware, software, and other resources such as anti-virus protection, can root out vulnerabilities before they become problems.
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Do you know how to check the firmware on your system?