Analyzing the wave of new data from the Internet of Things (IoT) promises to unlock greater efficiency and improvements across industries. However, the growth of device connectivity and machine-to-machine communication also brings with it some serious security challenges.

Click through the presentation below for a breakdown of the security threats unleashed by rapid growth in the number of connected devices, and learn why the IoT security dilemma is a core concern for Cisco Systems (NASDAQ:CSCO), Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT), and Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN).

Understanding the Internet-of-Things Security Dilemma in 15 Slides from The Motley Fool.

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