The Digital Security sector offers integrated coverage of digital security technologies — from information technologies to operational control processes. With end-to-end security research from the silicon, all the way up to cyber-based and IoT applications, the sector focuses on technology trends, in addition to industry-specific implementation. Specifically, the technology research covers hardware, packaging, device, appliances, software, platform, networks, and services for organizations, as well as for specific industries such as finance, government, defense, healthcare, energy, transport, and of course telecommunication.
This is the second Insight dedicated to providing a brief and informative summary into the prevailing and emerging cybersecurity issues of the smart home ecosystem. ABI Research forecasts that smart lighting, contact, and motion sensors will be among the most popular smart home products. They are expected to reach 129 million, 72 million, and 46 million shipments, respectively, by 2020, covering approximately 70% of the total 360 million shipments. Despite incipient popularity, however, only the big players in the market recently began paying closer attention to the security flaws in their respective products.