I agree with your view with regard to the security of IoT. Although this blog I've come across (6 Reasons Why the IoT is the future of Industrial Organizations is only just an overview of IoT's future, it does tell a lot how we should be more concerned of how secure should we be when the time comes — since one does not need to get closer in order to do something harmful.
Yeah, having it in a simpler way would be more desirable sincere there are persons who aren't that much into technology. Anyway, thanks for initiating this thread. Got a lot of ideas from it!