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Sensor overload? How the Internet of Things will Increase Security Risks

Matt Ball on September 15, 2013 - in Smart Cities

More sensors means more Internet-connected devices, which translates to increased cybersecurity risk profiles for every human, machine and organization that makes use of them, and the world is about to become even more saturated with sensors, according to Robin Gilthorpe, chief executive officer of Terracotta Inc.

In October, Stanford University will host the first-ever Trillion Sensors Summit, inviting visionaries and industry experts to sound off on the issue. Industry predictions hold that the world will have more than a trillion sensors operating by 2023.

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