Blake Kozak

Blake Kozak

Blake Kozak is a principal analyst with the Security and Building Technologies group within IHS. Since joining IHS in 2008, he has authored market reports on intruder alarms, electronic physical access control, access control as a service (ACaaS), perimeter security and residential security. Blake is a regular voice in the industry, presenting at industry events around the world.

Before joining IHS, Blake helped oversee Ohio University’s access control system and interned with a U.S. Congressional leader in order to conduct research on healthcare and other initiatives. Blake earned his B.A. – Phi Beta Kappa – in public policy from Ohio University. 


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Impact of cyber-attacks on the smart home

What affect, if any, will the recent cyber attacks have on the smart home segment in terms of both the industry and end consumer?

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Mobile, Consumer & Connected Devices
Smart Home Business Models - Market Brief - 2016

To remain competitive in the smart home, players engaging in this market must have an adaptable business model that adheres to an overarching strategic plan... .

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Mobile, Consumer & Connected Devices
Household Penetration of Smart Home Subscribers and Devices

It is widely known that penetration of professionally monitored residential security alarms has been stalled at about 20% since at least 2008. With the arrival of smart home, penetration was expected to grow at a significant pace. Although penetration has increased, IHS estimates that much of the initial impact of smart home has been less dramatic.

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Mobile, Consumer & Connected Devices
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