Unsecured third-party IoT devices could pose major risks for organizations

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According to new research, 97 percent believe unsecured IoT devices could be catastrophic for their organization, yet just 29 percent actively monitor for related third-party risks. The study conducted by the Ponemon Institute and risk assurance body Shared Assessments shows 81 percent of respondents say that a data breach caused by an unsecured IoT device is likely to occur in the next two years. The average number of IoT devices in the workplace is expected to increase to an average of 24,762 devices, up from 15,874 last year. Yet 49 percent of respondents don’t keep an inventory of IoT devices and…

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