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