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Security Challenges Seen Rising With IoT Growth

  • CXO, Tuesday, June 21, 2016 9:05 AM

A research report has suggested that by the year 2020, each human being on earth will have as many as four devices that are connected via the Internet. In other words, the total number of such devices could exceed 34 billion for an estimated population of over eight billion inhabiting this planet. The report, generated by BI Intelligence, the premier research service of Business Insider, bases its analysis on the fact that by 2018, at least half of the world’s population would be connected via the Internet. During the same period, the cost of hardware, that makes IOT (Internet of Things) a possibility, would be half of what it is today.

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