As with any new technology, IoT is plagued with security concerns. Since securing IoT devices as endpoints is a huge challenge, IoT solutions providers need to "take up a renewed focus on securing data itself," suggested Burrows. "In IoT, data needs to move freely through the ecosystem and be assessable at various steps along the way. This means the development of new methods for securing the data that allow its free flow to the right locations, which will likely require evolved types of encryption and new challenges for wrapping data."
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