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CYBERSECURITY With IT and building control bound ever-more inextricably together, cybersecurity is an unignorable risk for facilities and security managers as well as IT professionals. Smart or connected buildings undoubtedly bring many benefits in energy efficiency, operational effectiveness, the comfort of occupants and yes, security in some senses but it introduces new risks too. And the threat is not merely speculative, as our video below shows.
Gartner recently predicted that, by 2020, more than 25% of all identified attacks in enterprises will come from the internet of things We surveyed hundreds of building managers and security professionals about smart buildings and 87% were at least somewhat concerned about the cybersecurity vulnerabilities posed by smart tech, with 43% professing to being very concerned . Nevertheless, that even 13% insist they are not concerned at all might alarm some observers given widespread reports about the vulnerabilities of internet-connected things . Download the Smart Buildings Report to find out more about the growing in connected buildings. embedded content Free Download: the CyberSecurity Crashcourse Are you even aware if you have been the victim of a cybersecurity breach? This report will help you to find out and protect yourself, Eric Hansleman from 451 Research presents a rapid-fire overview of cybersecurity , because a firewall just won t do, you need multi-layered defences to truly protect your data.
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