IoT in the industry has a high level of acceptance in most sectors. The majority of respondents to the etventure Digital Transformation 2019 survey stated that digital technologies already play a medium to very large role in their business model. According to the survey, electrical engineering in particular is increasingly relying on digitized processes. A strong trend in this digitized direction can also be seen in other industries, such as mechanical engineering. For this reason, physical and digital protection of data access is of great importance for various processes. Nevertheless, implementation has often been lacking up to now. Avoidable causes are still to blame for security incidents in IoT environments: from negligent handling of IT resources by employees to theft or loss of devices or media.
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