IoT Users Demand more Security, finds a Recent Survey
Smart devices and IoT ecosystems though enticing to users but are also susceptible to remote hacking attempts on the Internet and users are concerned about their data security and privacy. Users of IoT devices connected to the internet are looking for solutions that build confidence in those devices with "Seal" or "Stamp of Approval" finds a recent BlackBerry survey. Most of the consumer devices and utilities have become smart, connected to the internet, including cars, drones, health monitors, TVs, security cameras, smart speakers etc. Atomik Research was commissioned by BlackBerry. The online survey includes 4,010 adults in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Canada. The margin of error fell within +/- 2 percentage points with a confidence interval of 95 percent. The fieldwork took place between December 11 and 12, 2018.