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Almost All Security Professionals Fear an Increase in Attacks on Industrial IoT
14 March 2017, 3:42 pm

As nice as it is to have a connected world, the security threats brought on by the desire to have every device we own connected to the Internet are great. In fact, a staggering 96% of  IT security professionals expect an increase in attacks on industrial Internet of Things. 

According to a new survey published by Tripwire, a global provider of security and compliance solutions for enterprises and industrial organizations, the rise of industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) deployment in organizations will bring on countless problems. 

On top of the fact that nearly all IT security experts expect the number of cyberattacks to increase against IIoT devices, 51% said they do not feel prepared for security attacks that abuse, exploit or maliciously leverage insecure IIoT devices. 64% admitted there's a need to protect against IIoT attacks as they become more and more popular. 

Prepare or face the consequences

"Industry professionals know that the indust... (read more)

Source: Softpedia News / Security

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