According to the 2014 Hewlett-Packard Internet of Things Research Study, 70 percent of connected products analyzed did not use data encryption when establishing network connections. Yet, that’s a standard that has been in place for websites transmitting personal data for nearly 20 years.

If you work for a company that is banking on the promise of the Internet of Things, that kind of statistic should keep you up at night.

Want to learn how to secure your connected business? Here’s an article on the subject written by Hugo Fiennes, Electric Imp CEO, that was recently published by IoT Journal – “Securing the Internet of Things in an Insecure World”.