Manufacturers Gain from IoT But Slip on Security: Page 3 of 3

A BDO study finds that manufacturers are getting gains from IoT deployment even while they’re skimping on cybersecurity protection.
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Rob Spiegel has covered automation and control for 17 years, 15 of them for Design News . Other topics he has covered include supply chain technology, alternative energy, and cyber security. For 10 years, he was owner and publisher of the food magazine Chile Pepper.

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Product security does not sell very well. Just as safety does not sell, security does not offer any apparent benefits to those who are clueless. That should be obvious to everybody. Internet connectivity without sufficient security is still the highly touted version of what is marketed. Of course there is no mention of the product being hackable by any seventh grade hacker, or being a handy spambot tool for those wanting to execute Denial of Service attacks. And change does not seem likely .

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