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IOT ATTACKS ON THE RISE
A new Ponemon Institute study on the internet of things (IoT) and risk found a “dramatic increase” in IoT-related data breaches — 26%, up from 15% in 2017. Causes for the breaches were specifically tracked to an unsecured IoT device or application. While 26% of respondents reported a data breach and 24% reported a cyberattack in the last year, there was also a marked increase in IoT exploits at the third-party level. A drill down of the results showed 18% experienced a data breach and 23% experienced a cyberattack caused by a third party’s unsecured IoT devices in the last year. That’s up from 14% and 18%, respectively, in the previous year. PAM BAKER READ MORE