Security

Photos: The 11 least secure connected devices

6. Children’s toys

While much of the consumer IoT space has lower security levels, connected children's toys may be especially vulnerable.

"IoT toy manufacturers continue to prioritize time-to-market and low cost over more thorough testing and security in an effort to penetrate the fast-moving market," Zvelo IoT security analyst Louis Creager said. "Devices will need to get significantly more secure--the question is whether that change will be brought about by the device manufacturers, consumers, government regulators, or the network providers."

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By Olivia Krauth

Olivia Krauth is an Education Reporter at Insider Louisville.