IT professionals survey: validity of concerns about connected devices in the UK 2013

This statistic illustrates the validity of public concerns regarding connected devices (Internet of Things devices) according to IT professionals surveyed in the United Kingdom in 2013. Among IT professionals, the greatest share (43 percent) agreed that the public should be most concerned about not knowing who has access to the information collected by connected devices.

About which issues regarding the "Internet of Things" should the public be most concerned about?*

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Release date

October 2013


United Kingdom

Survey time period

October 2, 2013

Number of respondents

61 respondents

Special properties

IT and business professionals; ISACA members

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

* "Internet of Things" refers to machines, devices, sensors, cars, cameras, appliances and other items that are connected to the Internet and often to each other. Examples of connected devices include: Smart TVs, smartwatches, GPS navigation devices, electronic toll collection devices and wireless fitness trackers.

The original survey question was: "Below are some of the general public’s concerns about the Internet of Things. Which do you think they should be most concerned about?"

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