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Growing number of non-business IoT devices on corporate networks make businesses vulnerable

  • 2 mths ago

Indian companies are facing growing risk from non-business IoT devices with a massive surge in the number of such devices connecting to their corporate networks since the move to remote working.

According to an IoT survey conducted by Palo Alto Networks, around 78% organizations reported an increase in non-business IoT devices on corporate networks in the last year. The IoT sensors give cyber adversaries additional entry points into a corporate network to launch ransomware and other attacks.

Among the non-business devices found connecting to the non-business devices found connecting to the corporate networks included smart home devices such as light bulbs, wearable devices such as heart rate monitors and diabetes monitors, connected sports equipment like rowing machines, kitchen appliances such as coffee machines, game consoles and even pet technology are among the list of the strangest devices identified on such networks in the study,

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