IoT privacy and security

Think that there are far more pressing security concerns in the enterprise than thermostats and smart lighting? Then think again…

Equip everything possible, albeit often improbable (smart umbrella or socks anyone?) with a sensor; now connect all 6.4 billion devices to the internet. What could possibly go wrong?

Think that there are far more pressing security concerns in the enterprise than office thermostats, smart lighting and webcams? A disregard for secure thinking from product conception to device delivery makes the Internet of Things (IoT) a very clear and present threat to business. It makes for 85,000 very clear reasons when you consider the average cost to the enterprise of a Distributed Denial of Service [DDoS] attack, according to Kaspersky Labs.

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