Many are now seeing blockchain as a viable means to secure the Internet of Things (IoT). Security has become a bigger issue than ever lately.

We see hacks like what happened to Equifax and other organizations and we realize how vulnerable we are. At the same time, in a different technology area, many see a lot of opportunities in the field of Internet of Things (IoT).

There are many ways that using sensors to track objects can make life a lot easier for human beings. Benefits range from medical devices to self-driving cars, to automated manufacturing facilities.

However, there’s a big concern about security with sensors tracking your every move and having so much information about you. Think about the ability to have the benefits of heart monitors and biometric devices to alert professional medical people about changes in a patient’s status.

That’s very good if the right medical personnel get the information, but not if other bad players get ahold of that information. Many are now seeing blockchain as a viable means to secure the Internet of Things (IoT). Read more from bizjournals.com…

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