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Internet of things data security proves vital in digitized world
This article is part of the Modern Infrastructure issue of March 2017, Vol. 6, No. 3
The data privacy and access discussion gets all the more complicated in the age of IoT. Some organizations might soon suffer from data paucity -- getting locked, outbid or otherwise shut out of critical new data sources that could help optimize future business. While I believe that every data-driven organization should start planning today to avoid ending up data poor, this concern is just one of many potential data-related problems arising in our new big data, streaming, internet of things (IoT) world. In fact, issues with getting the right data will become so critical that I predict a new strategic data enablement discipline will emerge to not just manage and protect valuable data, but to ensure access to all the necessary -- and valid -- data the corporation might need to remain competitive. In addition to avoiding debilitating data paucity, data enablement will mean IT will also need to consider how to manage and address key issues in internet of things data security, privacy and veracity. Deep discussions about the proper ...
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