Hyper-connected workplaces and the growth of cloud and mobile technologies have sparked a chain reaction when it comes to security risks. The vast volume of connected devices feeding into networks provide a dream scenario for cyber criminals — new and plentiful access points to target. Further, security on these access points is often deficient.
For businesses, the desire to leverage IoT is tempered by the latest mega breach or DDoS attack creating splashy headlines and causing concern.
However, the convenience and automation IoT affords means it isn’t an ephemeral trend. Businesses need to look to new technologies, like AI, to effectively protect their customers as they broaden their perimeter.