. https://blog.trendmicro.com/our-extensive-survey-on-iot-cybersecurity-has-remarkable-top-consequence/?_ga=2.81969118.977197414.1533096128-963490936.15

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OUR EXTENSIVE SURVEY ON IOT CYBERSECURITY HAS REMARKABLE TOP CONSEQUENCE
Trend Micro recently conducted a global survey of IT and security decision makers. When asked about the top consequence to IoT security, many would have expected it to be data loss. However, the top consequence named with 52% of respondents was “Loss of Customer Trust.” IoT has a physical component that is unusual in the all cloud and software IT world. And if that physical component has a vulnerability or is attacked, that physical component can’t be re-imaged or overwritten. Your customer will be staring at a physical embodiment of the insecurity of your product or service. Even with the fastest supply chain and delivery service, they’ll be staring at it and cursing it longer than even a slow software patch. And #2 Reinforces the Theme Found in the Top Consequence. The second most listed consequence was “Monetary Loss.”  Again, data loss is not mentioned, but it is that customer impact and direct loss to the business that resonates with IoT concerned leaders. IoT is either in a customer location, or in your business units or production environments. IT increasingly has been centralized to data centers and cloud environments, and there is less often local IT resources held by the business unit, branch office, or customer. IoT does not follow most of these IT trends. READ MORE