Well, here in the IDG Connect Trends Forecasting Unit we’re all patting ourselves on the back after an uncanny set of predictions as to what would happen in 2016 all came true. Sort of.
On the Internet of Things we predicted that there would a rush of companies promising to be the source of securing this wide-ranging, shape-shifting and prolific phenomenon. In fact, it’s been harder to find security companies that don’t have an angle here and as we suggested there would be, there was a plethora of folks writing policies, guidelines and calling for draft standards. Typing “internet of things security startup” generates over 5,600 Google results. OK, so some of these predate 2016 but this is now an established bona fide meme. […]
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