Jon Gold: Report: Shadow IoT is prevalent, insecure

16/03/2020 - 09:33

While the data protection pitfalls around the Internet of Things are undeniably numerous, new research from security vendor Zscaler underlines that one of the most serious problems emanates from the growing trend of “shadow IoT,” or the use of employee-owned devices on corporate networks.
The company’s “IoT in the Enterprise 2020” report says the blurring of the line between home and office is making the enterprise network less secure, even as businesses grapple with security issues around strictly corporate IoT endpoints like data collection terminals and industrial control devices.

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