Report: 77% of companies say IoT has created ‘significant’ security gaps | TechRepublic

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Gartner predicts that by the end of 2017, we will see 8.4 billion connected devices in use worldwide. Security experts predicted a rise in IoT security breaches this year, making it extremely important for manufacturers to ensure devices are secure, and for enterprise and consumer users to have security protocols in place.

  • 90% of companies expect to see the volume of connected devices in the workplace increase in the next few years. -ForeScout, 2017
  • 77% of companies say increased use of connected devices creates significant security challenges. -ForeScout, 2017
  • 82% of companies said they are unable to identify all of the devices connected to their network. -ForeScout, 2017

Source: Report: 77% of companies say IoT has created ‘significant’ security gaps | TechRepublic

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