Re: [Iot-onboarding] UX concerns with BRSKI

Michael Richardson <mcr+ietf@sandelman.ca> Sun, 01 September 2019 19:26 UTC

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Subject: Re: [Iot-onboarding] UX concerns with BRSKI
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{what is this top-quoting without context}

    >> {Then attacker turned them *ALL* on at the same time, and then 2 minutes
    >> later, turned them all off.  Wait five minutes, and turn them back all on and
    >> off again. Apparently, this can break the electrical grid as turbines turned
    >> on, and then had nowhere to send the power.}

Ted Lemon <mellon@fugue.com>; wrote:
    > Wouldn’t it be simple enough for the devices to just not be responsive
    > until installed?

Yes, that's clearly a good plan.
Also, how does the bad guy control the devices when they haven't been
connected to a network first?

but, let's not rathole on this.

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