Tread carefully in the uncharted Internet of Things

A gold rush mentality threatens to undermine security in the emerging IoT, and it will be up to business to demand more from manufacturers as standards evolve.

We're in the middle of a gold rush, according to BlackBerry's Dan Dodge -- a connected device gold rush that looks set to encompass almost all aspects of our lives. Dodge has a pretty good idea of what he's talking about given his role as the founding developer of BlackBerry's QNX Software Systems, which powers many connected devices.

And, while the Internet of Things (IoT) might be the hottest thing in the tech right now, it's not without risks.

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