7 steps to IoT data security

As Internet of things invades the enterprise, companies need to revamp their approach to protecting data

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As Internet of Things invades the enterprise, companies need to revamp their approach to protecting data because the old ways aren’t going to get the job done. Not in a world of 25 billion or more IoT devices connected to the Internet by 2020, as Gartner predicts.

So, what are the new challenges that IoT will present?

Basil Hashem, VMware

Basil Hashem, VMware

The biggest change IoT brings is a new scale to an organization's data protection strategy, both in terms of diversity of devices and volume of data that is generated, according to Basil Hashem, senior director of mobile strategy at VMware.

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