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Perspective: Why manufacturers make insecure IoT devices and how you can protect them

By Pedro Abreu for TechTarget's IoT Agenda

Nov 15, 2017

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Forty-eight percent of U.S. companies with IoT devices on their network have been breached, according to a recent study.

All industries, including healthcare, retail and finance, rely on IoT for its efficiency and productivity benefits to beat out competitors. As a result, IoT manufacturers are working diligently to keep up with the supply and demand logistics of this increased adoption. Unfortunately, more often than not, these devices lack proper security, ultimately creating an opportunity for an adversary to hack through the device and infiltrate the broader network.

Read the full perspective at internetofthingsagenda.techtarget.com.