Tag Archives: Internet of things

Botnot of #IOT devices used in #DDoS attack on web site

Preliminary indications are that the DDoS attack used, in part, a network of unsecured IoT devices.

The 620 Gbps DDoS attack was built on a massive botnet.

Source: Renowned blog KrebsOnSecurity hit with massive DDoS attack – Computer Business Review

55% of global industry says #IOT “strategic to their business”

Based on a survey of 4,500 participants in businesses having at least 100 employees in 25 countries. 55% say IOT is “strategic to their business” and 21% see IOT as important but do not yet have a strategy.

Source: Internet Of Things By The Numbers: IDC Survey Finds It’s All About The Data

Leading IOT applications are to improve productivity and process automation.

The leading companies in the IOT space are IBM and Microsoft, according to the survey.