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HPE survey shows gangbusters IoT results, disturbing security issues

HPE and its Aruba subsidiary have released a report that paints a simultaneously great and awful picture for IoT adoption. While adopters are reporting very promising results, they are experiencing a horrifying amount of security attacks, which seem to indicate that we’re doomed to chronic insecurity in the IoT – at least until enterprise bottom-lines start getting savaged by security lapses. The headline figures from the study say that 57% of the 3,100 professionals interviews had already adopted IoT technologies at their business, with the respondents coming from 20 countries. By 2019, that figure is expected to hit 85%. HPE notes that it found conflicting definitions of what IoT means (hardly surprising), but more worryingly, the report found some pretty…

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