Consumers feel perils of connectivity: Page 5 of 6

January 18, 2016 //By Junko Yoshida
Earlier this month, Nest’s smart thermostat reportedly stopped working, leaving many users frustrated and their homes freezing cold.

Security Fears Are Shutting Down Use

(Source: Accenture)

Close to 70% are aware of the recent hacker attacks using IoT devices, and 42% say it will impact their use and purchase decisions.

(Source: Accenture)

18 percent of people decided to quit or terminate an IoT device or service until assured of safety.

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