A picture is worth 1,000 words, so we’ve put together a collection of five IoT infographics we love that show some of the most interesting and important considerations for security in IoT.
1. What Exactly Is the "Internet of Things"? – Postscapes
If you’re new to IoT, or if you’re talking to someone who is, this infographic from Postscapes is a great resource for explaining what IoT is at a high level, and why we should care about it. While it doesn’t delve into the security aspect that we’re focused on, it’s a great place to start the conversation.
2. Security and the Internet of Things – Computer Science Zone
This infographic by Computer Science Zone shows the risks of a range of IoT devices from the connected home, smart cities and industrial applications all the way to connected cars and wearables. Plus, it provides some valuable statistics on things like what info crooks are after and what the IoT market really looks like in numbers.
3. The Evolution of the Internet of Things – Lucas Blake
Here’s an infographic from Lucas Blake using Gartner data that really looks at the impact IoT will have on the world, highlighting that IoT is relevant in virtually every industry. Plus, it shows the evolution from 2014 to 2020, when the projected number of connected devices is expected to be nearly 21 million.
4. Preparing for the Internet of Things – Accenture
This infographic from Accenture shows some of the IoT security challenges impacting different markets like automotive and industrial, and methods for protection to incorporate into your defense.
5. Peek into the Future: The Risk of Things – Symantec
With so many connected devices already here, and even more to come, what does that mean for security? This Symantec infographic looks at the insecurity of things—what those vulnerabilities are and the potential impact they could have on the future.
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