Facing the Fear and Securing the Internet of Things (IoT)

There are officially more IoT devices than humans in the world. And by 2020, there will be twice as many of them than us. And according to a recent study by Gemalto1, 90% of consumers said they don’t have confidence in IoT security. Furthermore, the study found that only 50% of companies have adopted a “security by design” approach, and more than half of consumers have concerns about their IoT devices being hacked or their data stolen.

Lessons for the IoT from party planners

The Internet of Things is like a grand industrial equivalent of a very badly run party—guests who aren’t sure where they’re going and don’t speak to the same language. What then can the IoT marketplace learn from the world’s best party planners?