"A survey by security firm Pwnie Express found that despite their lower budgets, SMEs are better informed about the threats facing their IoT-connected devices."

A quarter of SME security professionals did not know what types of attacks hit their IoT devices in the last year – a figure that rose to 41 per cent in large businesses.

Elsewhere, 62 per cent of SMEs knew how many devices were connected to their networks, compared to 47 per cent of security teams at larger companies.

And 64 per cent of SMEs had checked their wireless devices for infections in the last month, while just 55 per cent of large organisations had done the same.

“It’s a bit counterintuitive, because large companies have the finances and the people to secure their connected devices and critical infrastructure, but smaller operations are doing more with less,” Pwnie Express CEO Paul Paget told Help Net Security.

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