Connected Complexity: IoT Enabled Products Deliver Risks as Well as Benefits
Stericycle ExpertSOLUTIONS’ latest Recall ‘Industry Spotlight’ on the impact of the Internet of Things highlights potential drawbacks for companies
London, UK – 16 February 2017 In 2016 there were approximately 17.68 billion connected devices globally and predictions suggest that this could grow fourfold by 2025, but according to the new Recall Industry Spotlight, released by Stericycle ExpertSOLUTIONS today, these devices also come with potentially serious drawbacks.
The biannual Industry Spotlight, which examines trends in specific industries, found that as more connected and Internet of Things-enabled devices are integrated into our lives, security and safety concerns become more urgent. Smart thermostats, for example, are increasingly being used in homes to enable users to remotely control their heating from a laptop, smartphone or tablet. Whilst this...