"Bigger companies may have bigger security teams and resources but they are so busy with the amount they have to manage and don't have as clear of a view into the device problem."

Small and midsize businesses are taking more steps to identify potential threats against their workplace Internet of Things devices than large enterprises, a new report by IoT security research firm Pwnie Express found.

According to the survey, 41 percent of IT security professionals at large enterprises did not know what types of attacks had hit their IoT devices in the past year. Meanwhile, only 25 percent of SMB-based IT professionals remained unaware.

Read the report here.