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Trustwave, ahead of an official announcement planned for July 22, released details of an Internet of Things service which will allow businesses to test, monitor and secure the entire IoT environment.

Gartner has forecast that 4.9 billion connected things will be in use in 2015, up 30 percent from 2014, and will reach 25 billion by 2020. But security often remains an afterthought for new IT projects including the internet of things.

According to the 2015 Security Pressures Report from Trustwave, a survey of 1,016 information security professionals, 77 percent of respondents said they had been pressured to unveil IT projects that were not security ready. Worryingly, a further 98 percent of applications tested by Trustwave in 2014 had at least one vulnerability.

“As everyday objects connect to the network, IT teams struggle to manage assets and attack vectors previously outside their purview,” said Steve Kelley, Senior Vice President of…

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