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2019 Internet Of Things 50: 10 Coolest IoT Security Vendors

Dylan Martin

IoT 50: Security

When the internet came to a halt for millions of people in fall 2016, the world would soon learn that a massive horde of unsecured Internet of Things devices were the culprit. A malware program called Mirai had been used to take over these devices and launch a large distributed denial-of-service attack against critical internet infrastructure. For the tech industry, this was a wake-up call for the importance of securing IoT devices against a growing number of attacks. With Gartner forecasting IoT security spending to grow to $3.1 billion in 2021, new offerings for protecting and securing devices are popping up on a regular basis, ranging in capabilities from threat monitoring to access control.

What follows are 10 companies with the coolest IoT security offerings right now.  

 
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Dylan Martin

Dylan Martin is a senior editor at CRN covering the semiconductor, PC, mobile device, and IoT beats. He has distinguished his coverage of the semiconductor industry thanks to insightful interviews with CEOs and top executives; scoops and exclusives about product, strategy and personnel changes; and analyses that dig into the why behind the news.   He can be reached at dmartin@thechannelcompany.com.

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