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Concern over IoT security rises after recent attacks

Concern over IoT security rises after recent attacks

At the end of last year, Intel’s 2017 security report painted a grim picture, warning the New Year would see the world confronted by botnets, malware and international cyber-attacks. At the time, it was accused of promulgating doom and gloom, but perhaps its critics were wrong. The warnings turned out to be prescient in light of the recent ransomware attack …

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IoT Storage: Considerations and Recommendations

IoT Storage: Considerations and Recommendations

The first thing that increasingly comes to mind of an IT professional for Internet of Things (IoT) is—a lot of data. For medium and large organizations, on the other hand, IoT is about the potential business outcomes. The reason is simple; more connectivity of devices to the internet will enable the business operation for greater intelligence and bolstered efficiency and …

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Cisco tackles IoT security with new threat defence solution

Cisco tackles IoT security with new threat defence solution

Cisco delivers IoT threat defence solution to encourage secure connected devices for businesses at IoT scale connecting devices. Cisco has introduced an IoT threat defence architecture and services solution to secure devices for organisations at IoT scale. Given that there is expected to be 50 billion connected devices by 2020, there is a requirement for all of those devices and …

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Remote Operations – Getting the Most from Your People and Assets

Remote Operations – Getting the Most from Your People and Assets

Remote Operations – Getting the Most from Your People and Assets In Part One of this series, How to Get Started with IoT , we took a look at how to generate quick returns on IoT investments. There are four fast paths to IoT payback: Connected Operations, Remote Operations, Predictive Analytics, and Predictive Maintenance. In Part Two of this series, …

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Adding an IoT dimension to le Tour

Adding an IoT dimension to le Tour

Credit: Apple The Tour de France pro cycling race is one of the oldest and most prestigious annual sporting events in the world. Each year about 200 cyclists compete during most of July in a race that crosses some 2,200 miles of varied terrain in France. The first Tour de France was in 1903. Back then it attracted mostly local …

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Ford looks to the IoT for its next CEO

Ford looks to the IoT for its next CEO

BI Intelligence See Also AT&T has Verizon in its sights with new IoT network Google’s new cloud service shows increasing demand for the IoT There will be 24 billion IoT devices installed on Earth by 2020 This story was delivered to BI Intelligence IoT Briefing subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here . Ford Motors is replacing ousted …

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IoT standards? We’ve got ’em. And if you don’t like those, we got more

IoT standards? We've got 'em. And if you don't like those, we got more

Cities sick of being used as techies’ sandboxes Cities are tired of being the "guinea pigs" caught in the middle of the Internet of Things’ ongoing standards bunfight, London’s LPWA conference was told this morning. "They want to see something that actually works. So far, they haven’t seen much," shrugged Silver Spring Networks’ Itai Dadon during a panel discussion about …

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Arrow Electronics signs Libelium globally: expands IoT portfolio

Arrow Electronics signs Libelium globally: expands IoT portfolio

Arrow Electronics and Libelium have signed a global distribution agreement that extends Arrow’s portfolio for the Internet of Things (IoT) with the addition of Libelium’s wireless and sensor technology. Libelium’s Waspmote hardware architecture has been designed to function with extremely low power consumption. Individual sensor interfaces and radio modules can be turned off digitally to conserve energy and three different …

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IoT takes control of colleges

IoT takes control of colleges

Vast network of devices can save energy and boost convenience, but security concerns persist Kelly Walsh is CIO of The College of Westchester in New York. The internet of things—known in acronym-speak as IoT—seems to be popping up everywhere. Everything is getting connected. Thermostats, fitness bands, voice-controlled assistants, remotely controlled webcams, smartphones, washing machines, autonomous vehicles—the list goes on and …

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Netshield introduces cost-effective WIFI IOT Multi Sensor devices that can be installed in minutes

Netshield introduces cost-effective WIFI IOT Multi Sensor devices that can be installed in minutes

Inus Dreckmeyr, CEO of Netshield South Africa. Customers looking to dramatically simplify the installation process of IOT (Internet of things) sensors, can now take advantage of Netshield, a WestconGroup company’s WIFI IOT Multi Sensor and IO modules. These devices are the perfect accompaniment to IOT environments where power and cost may be an issue, enabling customers to monitor the environmental …

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