Spitballing IoT Security

Chris Boyd cboyd at gizmopartners.com
Wed Oct 26 23:49:12 UTC 2016

> On Oct 26, 2016, at 6:40 PM, Ronald F. Guilmette <rfg at tristatelogic.com> wrote:
> Point:  I have a DSL line which is limited to 6Mbps down and 756Kbps up.
> My guess is that if any typical/average user is seen to be using more
> than, say, 1/10 of that amount of "up" bandwidth in any one given 10
> minute time period, then something is really really REALLY wrong.

Online backup service like Carbonite and Backblaze copy lots of data upstream.  iPhone backups would probably saturate your line for a good chunk of 10 minutes.  Even posting a bunch of photos could take that long.  Oh, and bittorrent.


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