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IBM Unveils New Security Testing Services for Automotive Industry and IoT

IBM Unveils New Security Testing Services for Automotive Industry and IoT

IBM Security has announced the release of two new security testing practice areas focused on the Internet of Things (IoT) and automotive security. An elite team of IBM X-Force Red Researchers will deliver the new services. These Researchers focus on testing physical hardware, apps and backend processes employed to control access and management of smart systems. LovePHY/ Shutterstock.com To offer …

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IBM launches security testing services for IoT developers

IBM launches security testing services for IoT developers

IBM’s security arm is launching testing services for the internet of things (IoT) – with Watson IoT offering configuration and management capabilities for IoT environments, reports Finovate ( Banking Technology’ s sister company). IoT technologies are on the rise – in fact, Gartner predicts that connected things will reach 20.4 billion by 2020. This flood of new capabilities comes with …

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IBM X-Force Red takes on IoT security testing

IBM X-Force Red takes on IoT security testing

In a move that demonstrates the increasing importance of IoT security , the IBM X-Force Red team will now offer connected car and IoT security testing services, IBM announced yesterday. IBM X-Force Red is a global network of hundreds of security professionals launched by IBM last year to help businesses proactively discover vulnerabilities in computer networks, hardware and software, as …

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Kiwi Power development bares Fruit with new IoT platform

Kiwi Power development bares Fruit with new IoT platform

Image: Kiwi Power. Demand aggregator Kiwi Power has launched its third-generation Internet-of-Things (IoT) hardware platform, the Fruit, with new features to improve system integration and control greater numbers of assets. The new technology has been under development for around 12 months to replace Kiwi’s legacy product, now in its fourth year of operation. The Fruit builds on the company’s existing …

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Demystifying industry 4.0 and the industrial internet of things

Demystifying industry 4.0 and the industrial internet of things

Heralding the shift from centralised to decentralised manufacturing, Industry 4.0 integrates IoT, data, and services, and creates networks where connected devices can talk to each other. How IIoT is enabling Industry 4.0 There is tremendous interest in how the Internet of Things (IoT) is transforming processes within and across organisations. And while there are multiple definitions floating around, IoT is …

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IBM X-Force takes on IoT security across connected devices – and vehicles

IBM X-Force takes on IoT security across connected devices - and vehicles

IBM X-Force researchers are tacking on vehicle and IoT security as part of a new initiative by IBM Security. Researchers will focus on testing back end processes, apps and physical hardware which accesses and managed smart systems. The new, specialised practice is the company’s pre-emptive response to a booming market for data connectivity in vehicles, which Gartner expects will reach …

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Introducing the Developer Plan

Introducing the Developer Plan

At Hologram, we believe cellular connectivity is the future of ubiquitous, secure IoT communication. Unfortunately, up until now, cellular connectivity for IoT has been riddled with high barriers to entry. As one of the largest software-defined cellular networks for IoT, Hologram is on a mission to remove these barriers. Today I’m stoked to share the latest barrier we’re removing, the …

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IoT Skill Set Leads with Communication, Not Tech

IoT Skill Set Leads with Communication, Not Tech

Research Communication is far and away the most relevant job skill for engineers to have for success with the Internet of Things. The ability to explain ideas and concepts "clearly and effectively" beat out "knowledge" about IoT (59 percent compared to 20 percent), collaboration skills (14 percent) and "persistence" and "associative thinking" (both at 3 percent), in a survey of …

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Nauto Raises $159 Million, Expansion Of Autonomous Vehicle Data Platform Coming

Nauto Raises $159 Million, Expansion Of Autonomous Vehicle Data Platform Coming

The Palo Alto–based firm Nauto, which retrofits vehicle fleets with networked safety camera-equipped devices, amongst other things, has raised $159 million in a Series B round led by SoftBank and Reid Hoffman at Greylock. The new funding will reportedly be used to further expand the development of a dataset that could be used by those developing self-driving vehicle tech. As …

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How The Internet Of Things Is Digitizing Agriculture & Speeding Up Rural Development In India

How The Internet Of Things Is Digitizing Agriculture & Speeding Up Rural Development In India

We are amidst exciting times as we experience machines thinking, talking and adding value to how individuals engage with the world in their daily lives. With over 20 billion internet-connected devices expected to run by 2020, the deluge of data streams from these devices would warrant the use of edge computing, sophisticated analytics and AI. Innovative interplay of such technologies …

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