Call it what you will the Internet of Things, the Internet of Everything, or simply the Connected World the reality of it is that we are on the verge of the next industrial revolution, powered by IT. With Accenture predicting that industrial IoT alone could add $14.2 trillion to the world economy over the next 15 years by improving productivity, reducing operating costs and enhancing worker safety, excitement levels are high. However, despite this enthusiasm, there are a number of key issues that must be addressed for the revolution to fully take hold.
The IoT technology is expected to grow rapidly but those devices are also becoming rich pickings for hackers. If you plan to allow IoT devices in your business, make sure you have the necessary security protection tools and processes in place to protect your business.