The IoT use cases that were expected to attract the largest investments in 2017 included manufacturing operations ($105 billion), freight monitoring ($50 billion), and production asset management ($45 billion).
A new report has forecast that smart toy sales will reach US $15.5 billion in hardware and app Content revenues by 2022, up from an estimated $4.9 billion in 2017.
While the usual suspects still dominate the rankings in LTE speed & availability, just below the top tier, the last 6 months showed some interesting trends. In India, the Jio-inspired 4G revolution has sent that country rocketing up the ‘availability’ chart. Eastern Europe had emerged as a hotbed for powerful LTE connections.
According to the second installment of ISACA’s 2017 State of Cyber Security Study, IoT overtook mobile as primary focus for cyber defenses as 97 per cent of organisations saw a rise in its usage.
A new survey released this Wednesday has shown that 94 per cent of risk management professionals believed that a security incident resulting from unsecured IoT devices “could be catastrophic.”