The S in IoT stands for security.
That said, I’m relatively positive about things. As long as we keep proding and poking into technologies as we did with what lead to this revelation. Then we are doing OK, we’re raising attention to this and bringing an awareness to the industry, an industry composed of many individual people.
People that have learned from this , that are now looking out for such problems more than ever before. We are already better off then we were a year ago. And while the path may seem long and littered with approaching problems, we shall tackle them each as we encounter them.
But no matter the odds we shall continue, we never give up or become complacent to it.
To a better future! May your hardware be trustworthy and your software free!