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90 percent of consumers think security should be built into IoT devices

90 percent of consumers think security should be built into IoT devices

With increasing numbers of connected devices entering our homes and workplaces, their security is becoming a major concern as they can offer hackers an attractive backdoor into networks. A new survey from digital platform security company Irdeto shows that 90 percent of consumers across six countries think security should be built in, and 78 percent are aware that smart devices …

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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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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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Federal Court Backs NY Power to Move to Lower CO2 Energy Mix

Federal Court Backs NY Power to Move to Lower CO2 Energy Mix

For the third time in less than a month, a federal court has affirmed states’ broad authority to advance their chosen energy supply mix. The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York dismissed a challenge from fossil fuel companies who objected to New York’s Zero Emissions Credit program to support nuclear generation because it will hurt their …

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Momenta raises $46M Series B for its self-driving car software

Momenta raises $46M Series B for its self-driving car software

Beijing-based Momenta announced this morning that it raised a $46 million Series B round led by NIO Capital , Sequoia Capital China and Hillhouse Capital . Momenta produces self-driving car software that applies deep learning to mapping, path planning and object recognition problems. Shunwei Capital , Sinovation Ventures , Unity Ventures and Daimler also participated in the round. Quite a …

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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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Wireless & IoT protocols & their security tradeoffs

Wireless & IoT protocols & their security tradeoffs

In the race for time-to-market in the Internet of Things (IoT), proper security is inconvenient because it adds development and component cost and design complexity. While many traditional industries have not been exposed to security issues, they suddenly become hacking targets when their products become smart and connected. The issue is that bad press and major security and privacy issues …

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