How to Win the $1,000 Scholarship:

What’s the biggest risk with the Internet of Things?

By 2020, there will be an estimated 50 billion connected Internet of Things (IoT) devices according to Cisco. These devices dramatically improve quality of life and everyday efficiency, but some researchers, manufacturers, and users are worried about the potential risks these devices bring to industry, home, and the enterprise. While there are many exciting benefits, do some research and explore the risks associated with IoT, determine the biggest risk, and create a compelling argument for the following question:

Write your essay based upon the following title:

What is the biggest risk associated with the Internet of Things?


How To Enter

  • Write

    Write a 400-600 word essay about what is the biggest risk associated with the Internet of Things
  • Post

    Post the essay on your blog or website.
  • Submit

    By Feb. 1st 2018, enter your name, email, and the URL of where your essay post is located in the fields to the right. Then click submit.

Helpful Guidelines

Want to increase your chance of winning? Follow these simple tips:

  • Be concise
    • 400-600 words is not a lot. Choose your words wisely.
  • Be creative
    • Don't hold back.
  • Use examples
    • They enhance the credibility of your essay.
  • Link your sources
    • Either in-text or at the bottom.
  • Submit before the deadline (Feb. 1st, 2018)!
    • We won't accept late entries.
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