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Ponemon Institute: IoT risks are growing amid poor company awareness of unsecured devices

May 8, 2019 |
Rick Weber

The Ponemon Institute has issued its third annual assessment of third-party risks for the Internet of Things, finding that data-breach threats are growing because most companies are unaware of “unsecure” IoT devices.

“Ponemon reports a dramatic increase in IoT-related data breaches specifically due to an unsecured IoT device or application since 2017 -- from 15 percent to 26 percent -- and the results might actually be greater because most organizations are not aware of every unsecure IoT device or application...

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