Gartner Research

Digital Business Mandates IoT Security Strategies

Published: 25 May 2016

ID: G00303136

Analyst(s): Dionisio Zumerle

Summary

Enterprise security strategies need to change and adapt to IoT scenarios. Security leaders must aim for integrity protection, adaptive trust, remote updateability and data-centric security.

Table Of Contents
  • Impacts

Analysis

  • Use Cases Dictate Security Approaches in the Internet of Things

Impacts and Recommendations

  • Smart devices become autonomous, requiring security leaders to implement new mechanisms and approaches to trust
  • Digital breaches can now result in damage to physical assets, requiring security leaders to ensure the safety of their customers and/or employees
  • Emerging business models introduce data flows that move information between third-party clouds and third-party devices, requiring security leaders to find new ways to enforce enterprise control

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