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No surprise as ARM & IBM find price is bigger concern than security

A worrying insight thrown up by the results of a survey from the IoT Business Index, published this week by The Economist’s Intelligence Unit (EIU), sponsored by ARM and IBM, is that industry professionals are more concerned with pricing than they are about security – with 29% saying that the high cost of IoT infrastructure poses a greater challenge, and just 26% of executives saying that security was their chief IoT concern. Compared to results from the same poll back in 2013, the main barrier for the IoT according to respondents was their own employees’ lack of skills and knowledge, with 26% citing this reason, and 23% pointing the finger at senior managers’ lack of knowledge and commitment to the…

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