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Most IT Pros Fear IoT Cyber Attacks; Few are Doing Anything About It

In a recent survey about IoT security, researchers found that 97 percent of respondents believe unsecured IoT devices could be catastrophic for their organization, yet just 29 percent actively monitor for related third-party risks.

Those are top-line results of a textured report out today that reveals growing awareness about IoT security threats but far-reaching inaction when it comes to defending against third-party related threats.

The authors of the new report, The Internet of Things (IoT): A New Era of Third-Party Risk, are the Ponemon Institute, an independent research firm focused on privacy, data protection, and information security policy, and the Shared Assessments Program, the industry-standard body on third-party risk assurance.

Read more at ZDNet

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