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By 2024, there will be more than 22 billion connected IoT devices, according to recent Ericsson research. Out of those devices, 4.1 billion will have cellular connections. As a result, enterprises that deliver hardware-based solutions are working to develop strategies to stay competitive. However, with a large variety of devices, networks, applications and infrastructures available, building a global IoT strategy is becoming more difficult. The IoT involves billions of devices, and the majority of these are expected to be low-cost devices that are small in size, have limited processing power and storage, are battery driven, and may be expected to run for more than 10 years. These devices must remain connected to deliver sensor data or act upon commands from remote locations, and they must do this securely. Secure identities are required to securely identify these devices, their data, and protect them from misuse by remote attacks. BEN SMEETS READ MORE