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Blindsided by the IoT?

Discussion in 'CSO' started by RSS, Apr 5, 2016.

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    The Internet of Things (IoT), software-defined networks (SDN), cloud-based services and network virtualization (NV) don’t sound like emerging technologies. They have all been around for more than a decade – that’s multiple generations in the high-tech world.

    But according to Dr. James Burrell, deputy assistant director at the FBI, they are indeed still emerging. Burrell told an audience at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston’s 2016 Cybersecurity Conference that, “what really matters is the rate of adoption and the rate of adaption within organizations. That impacts the risk calculus.”

    And he said while everybody is very much aware of the IoT, they are likely not ready, at the adoption or adaption level, for the Internet of Everything (IoE).

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