A key and wide-ranging tech trend that's affecting enterprises and consumers
alike is the Internet of Things (IoT). It's a development that's already
transforming how we work and live as entrepreneurial minds continue to create
use cases for billions of connected things.
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Transformations of this magnitude come with growing pains. Gartner recently
revealed unexpected implications arising from the IoT, pointing out that by
2020, firms will have increased annual security budgets by 20 percent (up
from less than one percent in 2015) in order to address security compromises
in the IoT. Even more disturbing is that Gartner expects that a black market
exceeding $5 billion will exist to sell fake sensor and video data that
enables criminal activity by 2020.
Everything from security cameras to smart TVs, wearables to point-of-sale ... (more)
Digital transformation has increased the speed at which organizations must
adapt. As they do so, it's more important than ever to be able to choose
solutions that will give them a comprehensive, real-time view of the network.
Several factors contribute to this new priority:
Root causes and threats must be quickly identified, so network and security
ops personnel must have the ability to view and share real-time data from
multiple network environments. Security concerns have made their way all the
way up to the boardroom due to new government regulations and recent
high-profile b... (more)