Smartphones Are Only the Tip of the Security Iceberg

While smartphone security is an issue that's close to our hearts (being only a few feet away, in our pockets), security group Mocana shows that soon, smartphones will only make up a small fraction of all the connected devices.

The data, taken from analyst projections for 2009-2013, might not be exact, but it does serve to illustrate that once everything is connected to the internet, that's a whole lot more security to worry about. Someone getting into my connected kitchen appliance doesn't concern me too much; someone getting into my house's smart grid connection—well, that does. [Mocana via Dataviz.tumblr.com]