According to a recent Gartner report, 43% of organisations are using, or plan to implement, an Internet of Things (IoT) policy by the end of this year, writes William Culbert, the director of solutions engineering EMEA at Bomgar.
While there are many benefits for embracing the mainstream adoption of IoT, such as improved efficiencies, cost savings and enhancing customer experience, it can also bring issues of security to the forefront.
There have been many recent examples of security breaches which have fuelled security fears and are keeping IT managers, CTOs and CISOs awake at night – from the hacking of baby monitors to remotely hijacked cars. However, one of the biggest threats to any business large or small, is understanding who has access, or the ability to access, from what devices to the infrastructure and the level of access they have. Read more.