Gemalto reveal how consumers lack confidence in IoT device security and businesses across the world are calling on governments to step in and regulate the industry
‘It’s clear that both consumers and businesses have serious concerns around IoT security and little confidence that IoT service providers and device manufacturers will be able to protect IoT devices and more importantly the integrity of the data created, stored and transmitted by these devices,’ says Jason Hart, chief technology officer, data protection at Gemalto.
‘With legislation like GDPR showing that governments are beginning to recognise the threats and long-lasting damage cyber-attacks can have on everyday lives, they now need to step up when it comes to IoT security. Until there is confidence in IoT amongst businesses and consumers, it won’t see mainstream adoption.’
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