Will 2017 be the Year IoT Threats Go Mainstream?

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The Internet of Things (IoT) is changing the way we live and work forever. It makes us more productive, healthier and happier, and it enables businesses to work smarter, more efficiently and with greater agility. There’s just one problem: from a security perspective IoT devices are fundamentally flawed. And the bad guys are getting pretty good at exploiting them.

Trend Micro predicts that 2017 could see an avalanche of new attacks on consumer-grade smart devices and industrial IoT environments. These systems may be worlds apart. But the effect of compromises on targeted businesses could be similarly devastating.

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