Imagine a world where an office thermostat could capture your CEO’s keystrokes, the staff fridge could sniff for company passwords, or even where the airbag of your sales rep’s car can be deployed remotely. Welcome to the brave and undeniably scary world of the Internet of Things (IoT) for enterprise.
1234. 123456. qwerty. Password. Are any of these your passwords? If so, you’ve unfortunately got one of the worst passwords of 2014. Are you also one of the 55 percent that use the same password for almost every website you visit?
Have you ever daydreamed about a world where you’re not chained to a desk in an office? Thankfully, this vision of a working nirvana isn’t a million miles away. In fact, it’s all right there in that little device in your pocket.
It’s now realistically possible to use your phone or tablet to run a business remotely from the comfort of your home, car, or even on the beach, as we found out at this year’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.
The more that Americans work (and consequently drink), bring their devices to work (BYOD), and prepare for Valentines Day, the more companies are at risk of having sensitive corporate data stolen through dating apps.