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Security is ascending many organizations' agendas, but the problems are greater for those deploying Internet of Things (IoT) technology. Symantec has partnered with Frost Data Capital to incubate security analytics companies focused on IoT.


  • Symantec's "open innovation" approach should increase speed to market for some very specific products. However, with the capacity to incubate just 10 companies a year, it must choose its investments wisely.

Features and Benefits

  • Discusses the current market for IoT-related security products.
  • Assesses Symantec's new "open innovation" approach to developing analytics products for IoT security.

Key questions answered

  • What does the the current market for IoT security products look like?
  • What is Symantec's new "open innovation" approach to developing analytics products for IoT security?

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  • Summary
  • Security is rising up the corporate agenda
  • IoT's industry specialisms require an agile approach to security
  • Symantec’s open innovation approach brings this agility


  • Further reading
  • Author

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