Symantec – Security Reference Architecture for the IoT


Organization: Symantec

Reference: Security Reference Architecture for the Internet of Things (IoT)

Published on: 17 September 2015

This paper describes a powerful and easy-to-deploy architecture for mitigating the vast majority of security threats to the Internet of Things, including advanced and sophisticated threats. The architecture rests on five fundamental tenets:

  • Tenet 1: A Strong Trust Model for IoT
  • Tenet 2: Protecting the Code that Drives IoT
  • Tenet 3: Safely and Effectively Managing IoT
  • Tenet 4: Effective Host-Based Protection for IoT
  • Tenet 5: Security Analytics to Address Threats Beyond the Above Countermeasures