Reminder: All those smart devices are a growing security threat

Get the Full StoryAs CES wraps up, here s a sobering tally of the security weaknesses of the tech we re putting in our pockets, homes, and cities.

As Americans increasingly buy and install smart devices in their homes, all those cheap interconnected devices create new security problems for individuals and society as a whole. The problem is compounded by businesses radically expanding the number of sensors and remote monitors it uses to manage overhead lights in corporate offices and detailed manufacturing processes in factories. Governments, too, are getting into the act cities, especially, want to use new technologies to improve energy efficiency, reduce traffic congestion, and improve water quality.Read Full Story