Want Secure IoT? Check Out These 15 Cool IoT Security Startups


(NOTE: This story was originally posted to CRN.com April 17.)

Startups Aim To Keep IoT Secure

As more businesses warm up to the Internet of Things, there are increasing concerns about securing all those IoT devices.

While a significant concern for customers, IoT security also presents a huge opportunity for the technology industry. According to market research firm IDC, worldwide IoT security spending will skyrocket to $547.2 million in 2018, up from $348.3 million in 2016.

Dozens of startups are popping up with new security solutions for IoT applications – both on the consumer and enterprise side, but also for new vertical markets such as manufacturing and health care. Following are 15 of the coolest IoT security startups.