Shortage of skills in IoT Industry and Cybersecurity

by | Apr 26, 2019 | IoT Applications & Examples

The businesses in the United Kingdom have been going through a perilous time for some time now. And they are still trying to find the right tool to unify both Internet of Things skills as well as cybersecurity skills. A recent study states that the growth in the Internet of Things industry has severely impacted the markets of cybersecurity jobs. And the industry professionals are looking at the rise of IoT.

By the looks of it, the businesses are becoming much more considerate regarding the need to curate a structured net which will drive the staff in performing efficiently in IoT systems.

Gartner has provided that world with an insight that there will be 25 billion objects based on IoT that will come to power by the end of 2021 and this will provide a massive opportunity for the businesses for equipping with data and optimizing the operations to provide a better experience to the users.

Nevertheless, the emergence of IoT also gives rise to a bunch of cyber threats. IoT devices are incredibly vulnerable to the cyber attack and malicious overrun of malware on the systems. And this is one of the reasons as to why many companies are trying to create a better ecosystem for the Internet of Things.

When it comes to IoT making the connected device, or the network secure from the outer space won’t do any good. Instead, these devices should be embedded with better security to tackle the potential threats that may come to the device. The IoT devices with better security are not going to attract malicious threats or DDoS attack over the web.

By the looks of it, there have been 13,214 jobs based on cybersecurity for Internet of Things in the 4th quarter of 2018. The report also suggests that demand for cybersecurity professional is on the rise in the course of time.

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