Small Businesses Doing Better at IoT Security than Larger Enterprises
The research of 950 IT security professionals, carried out by IT security company Pwnie Express, found that 41 percent of IT security professionals at large enterprises did not know what types of attacks had affected their IoT devices in the past year, whereas only 25 percent of SMB-based IT professionals were unaware.
The survey also found that respondents from companies with fewer than 1,000 employees were also more likely to know how many devices are connected to their networks (62 percent for SMBs compared to 47 percent for larger enterprises) and how many connected devices are owned by employees (39 percent at SMBs versus 25 percent at larger organizations).
“It’s a bit counterintuitive, because large companies have the finances and the people to secure their connected devices and critical infrastructure, but smaller operations are doing more with less,” - Pwnie Express CEO Paul Paget.
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