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Gemalto: A look at what’s in store for IoT security

February 04, 2019 / Data Center Knowledge

New data shows that IoT stakeholders are making progress when it comes to securing the Internet of Things (IoT) and the data it produces, but still have a long way to go. In order to assess the current situation globally, Gemalto surveyed 950 IT and business decision makers with awareness of IoT in their organisation. The results indicate a shift in attitudes towards IoT security. Seeking change According to respondents, IoT security is not a priority, but Australian organisations want to do better. While just 12% of Australian companies are devoting their IoT budgets to security, 87% said they believe security is a major consideration for their customers and almost all (98%) believe that a strong approach to IoT security is a key competitive differentiator.Three predominant security tools emerged as the top methods Australian organisations are using to secure their IoT data/services/devices.