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By Shane C. Mason Shane C. Mason at 8:00 AM PDT, Mon Aug 31, 2015

Businesses and consumers are embracing the Internet of Things (IoT), connected devices ranging from smartphones and wearables to cars and home appliances. Globally, the IoT is expected to grow rapidly. According to research firm IDC, the number of IOT-enabled devices is projected to increase globally from 10.3 million in 2014 to more than 29.5 million in 2020.

Government security and defense agencies want to unlock the IoT’s potential for enhancing security and situational awareness. Increased data generation and sensor connectivity can mean greater protection and intervention capabilities. However,...

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