Tech firms and IoT service providers need to work quickly, diligently and decisively to deal with security, privacy and trust concerns before they become problems - KPMG International
When it comes to the Internet of Things (IoT), you can believe the hype. In fact, according to a new report from KPMG International, IoT will likely be even bigger than most people think. But, as the KPMG International report ‘Security and the IoT ecosystem’ explains, success in the IoT space will take more than slick applications, connected devices and advanced analytics; it will also require a robust approach to security, privacy and trust.
“We believe that the technology sector must come together with other vertical and horizontal players in the IoT ecosystem to create a unified approach to security and standards that everyone can live by, and grow with. Today’s current state of fragmentation and competition on standards will only result in greater complexity for users and reduced growth for the sector.” - Gary Matuszak, KPMG’s Global Chair, Technology, Media and Telecommunications
This new KPMG International report aims to catalyze the debate and extend the body of knowledge on IoT security. Based on a recent survey of IoT users and supported by one-on-one interviews with industry leaders, academics and KPMG’s own IoT professionals, this report hones in on IoT security, privacy and trust issues, providing practical and actionable advice for all players in the emerging ecosystem.
The report provides five key takeaways:
Please visit www.kpmg.com/iotsecurity to download a copy of the KPMG International survey: Security and the IoT ecosystem.
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