Amidst proliferating cybercrime instances and costs, the Internet of Things presents new security concerns to organisations

Posted by Ben Rossi on 17 July 2015

The Internet of Things (IoT) is heralded as the next disruptive technology to transform the economy, business and consumer lifestyles alike. However, as cybercrime becomes a national issue, IoT presents the biggest opportunities yet for sophisticated hackers to capitilise on vulnerabilities and breach the network.

Cisco predicts there will be as many as 25 billion connected devices by the end of the year, a figure that they suggest will double to 50 billion over the next five years.

Further, Gartner predicts that the typical home in developed countries will contain several hundred connected devices by 2020…


Photo: ‘Cybercrime is on the rise and all business must ensure they have the right talent to protect the business from gorilla attacks’


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