IoT Dangers Demand A Dedicated Group
Computerworld, October 4th, 2019
October 4, 2019,
Volume 259, Issue 1

The internet of things brings with it a wide range of IT security headaches, along with compliance nightmares - and turf wars

"The internet of things (IoT) brings with it a wide range of IT security headaches, along with compliance nightmares - and turf wars.

Internal problem No. 1: Departments that typically have little to no interactions with IT are now directly ordering corporate IoT devices. Maybe you've got Facilities purchasing IoT door locks or Maintenance buying a ton of IoT light bulbs. Given that those departments have been purchasing door locks and light bulbs for as long as anyone can remember and have never needed IT or security's signoff, this can be a problem..."

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