Worldwide spending to protect Internet of Things devices is predicted to reach $1.5 billion this year, research firm Gartner recently announced. With spending at $1.2 billion last year, that’s a 28 percent jump. The massive dollar figure relates to the staggering number of devices that need protecting. Gartner predicted that there would be 8.4 billion of them in use in 2017 — from TVs, cars and coffee makers at home to security cameras, lighting systems and thermostats at businesses and schools.
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