We have all heard of hacked baby monitors, transport ticket machines infected with ransomware and internet connected vehicles being hacked. But, what does this have to do with enterprise networks?
With the McKinsey Global Institute estimating that 127 new IoT devices are added to the internet every second; and Gemalto reporting that only 33% of IT teams believing they have control over IoT devices on their networks, it feels as though a storm is brewing.
After working in this industry for over a decade, you very quickly get used to “the next big thing”. Sometimes it is no more than a storm in a teacup which peaks the attention of marketers but nobody else; other times it goes on to define the next few years (sometimes longer) of IT strategy and discussion.
SECaaS seems to be in the latter category - and there are two reasons why I think that is the case.