Everything in the modern world is becoming increasingly connected in the Internet of Things. Even office buildings are part of the IoT trend, with connected systems for access as well as ventilation. But not all of those connected offices have strong security in place, according to research conducted by IBM's X-Force Security group.

In a podcast interview with eSecurityPlanet, Chris Poulin, research strategist at IBM X-Force Security, discusses what IoT security risks were found and what needs to change to protect the connected offices of the future.

Sean Michael Kerner is a senior editor at eWEEK and InternetNews.com. Follow him on Twitter @TechJournalist .