Market research institute [link url=http://www.bain.com/ target=_blank] Bain[/link] has questioned 500 executives in Europe and the US about the Internet of Things. If the next tech revolution is proclaimed in Silicon Valley on a weekly basis, the result shall be certain. Far from it: 27% of European executives said that they use the IoT in production and product development. Among Americans, it was only just 18%. By the way, [link url=https://www.fraunhofer.de/de/presse/presseinformationen/2017/april/neue-security-verfahren-sichern-die-intelligente-fabrik.html target=_blank] security[/link] in the IoT plays an important role for Europeans.