How Data Solutions Are Changing in 2017
Like every year, 2017 is bringing a whirlwind of changes to the software industry. When it comes to listing the biggest 2017 IT data trends, the same categories seem to make an appearance year after year. While it’s true that artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things are still major unknowns within the software industry, advances in these new technologies are being used in surprising ways. Find out what changes this year has in store for IT professionals everywhere.
IoT and Data Security
With one major hack after another, the IT community is slowly wising up to the limitations of the Internet of Things or IoT. Smart objects and household appliances that are connected to the Internet are becoming catnip for hackers all over the world. Data security professionals have been largely focused on securing users’ hard drives, smartphones and computers, effectively overlooking IoT as a pivotal part of cyber security. Companies are starting to rethink their approach to IoT in hopes of avoiding another major breach.