Reported Security Incidents on IoT (Internet of Things) components have increased 152% between 2014 and 2015. Looks like it will be even higher at the end of 2016.
This is at a point where the number of smart devices is expected to jump 5 X from 5 Billion in 2015 to 25 Billion in 2020, conservatively speaking.
Internet of Things is becoming a favourite target for cyber attackers, and it is a no-brainer to predict that it will only become worse.
More Smart Devices = More (Sensitive) Data = Higher Risk
In this post, check out the 6 basic security concerns with Internet of Things that you need to pay attention to, in order to enjoy the ride without falling off the roller coaster.
Today, every business is trying to explore ways to leverage digital business models, and smart IoT devices are the core of any digital business. With increasing attacks on IoT devices, it is evident that smart devices are a target for cyber attackers. Paying attention to the basics of security as defined above would help ensure that your digital business strategy does not go off track, even before it hits the tracks !
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Appreciate the sharing.
thanks & rgds, anupam
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