Maximising the value of IoT data

Many technology commentators have talked about data as the ‘new oil.’ In the wake of fallout from the current epidemic, data might also come to be viewed as a utility – like electricity, water and broadband; a vital resource essential to shaping, supporting, securing and optimising, all life.

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The ETSI IoT standard: are regulators doing enough to protect IoT devices?

The announcement of a new standard for Internet of Things (IoT) security by the ETSI technical committee in June 2020 was very much welcome in the infosec industry. ETSI EN 303 645 puts in place a security baseline for internet-connected products, and lays out 13 provisions outlining the steps manufacturers can take to secure devices and ensure

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Cloud software provider Blackbaud pays ransom, as incidents rise globally

WEEK IN IT SECURITY – Just as we were reporting last week on our sister site The Evolving Enterprise that ransomware is behind 1 in 3 cyber security attacks on organisations, news was breaking of another major ransom attack, reports Jeremy Cowan.

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The tipping point for SaaS in product development: Part 1

Software as a Service (SaaS) adoption has reached a tipping point in the product lifecycle management (PLM) and computer aided design (CAD) markets. Here, Will Hastings, research analyst manager at PTC talks about the way forward.

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eSIM technology: A silent revolution

The GSMA and Mobile World Live’s ‘Moving to a Future Software World’ Week, which was held from 13th to 17th July represented a fantastic opportunity to discuss eSIM moving from a physical SIM card to a digital eSIM download.

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How can IoT help children with ASD learn and play?

Around one in every 54 children in the U.S. is diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), a neurological and developmental disorder that affects the ability to communicate and interact socially. In order to enhance communication and interaction, the Internet of Things (IoT) alongside dedicated programs and apps are continuously being developed, says Jocelyn Brown.

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Printed sensor market to reach $4.5bn by 2030, says IDTechEx

Printed Sensors are a US$3.6 billion (€3.1 billion) market driven by diversity, says Dr Matthew Dyson, IDTechEx technology analyst, has recently published the below article. This article follows the release of the new IDTechEx report, “Printed and Flexible Sensors 2020-2030: Technologies, Players, Forecasts“. When considering the prospects of an emerging technology, it is easy to make broad-brush

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It is security, not COVID-19, that challenges 5G’s commercial deployment

Since the beginning of the current pandemic, false and unsubstantiated rumours of 5G and its impact on people’s health have been prevalent in social media. Phone masts have reportedly been damaged or destroyed in several European countries, says Adrian Taylor, regional VP of sales for A10 Networks.

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Automation and IoT: A match made in heaven for healthcare logistics and security

Clem Robertson, a tech veteran and founder of R4DAR Technologies, a specialist in the autonomy landscape, explains how automation can play a key role in healthcare in the wake of COVID-19, so long as the fidelity and integrity of the captured data can be guaranteed.

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What is device attestation?

As an organisation that is founded on the expertise and insights of our members, we have taken the opportunity to discuss some of the new and emerging technologies shaping our industries, and how GlobalPlatform is working to define standards that enable digital devices and services to be securely brought to market.

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Future-proofing an essential service: How COVID-19 is fast-tracking water’s digital transformation

Digital disruption has been bubbling in the water sector for some time. Now, it is accelerating. In a devastating year, says Al Cho, vice president and general manager of Xylem, one of the few positive developments to emerge from COVID-19 is the fast-tracking of our water infrastructure’s digital transformation.

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New area of wireless communication in industrial automation

Since the mid-1990s, industrial communication technologies have been increasingly oriented towards mainstream technologies. These mainstream solutions – in part adapted – have been incorporated into the automation tasks of the manufacturing industry. Examples of this include Ethernet and WLAN technology, but also the industrial PC, says Alexander Bufalino, VP marketing, Quectel Wireless Solutions Co.,Ltd.

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Report calls for urgent action to meet cyber threat to critical infrastructure

Global safety charity, Lloyd’s Register Foundation today launched a report called Operational Cyber Security for the Industrial Internet of Things: Challenges and Opportunities. It highlights an impending threat to critical infrastructure from cyberattacks, given the growing reliance on the Internet of Things (IoT), say Robert Hannigan, executive chairman international at BlueVoyant and Sadie Creese, professor

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Digital Insurance: 5 digital trends shaping the insurance industry

At this point in history, the digital revolution has turned nearly every industry upside-down in one way or another. The disruptions are clearly visible in industries like retail, where the rise of eCommerce has changed everything, and in media, where nearly every outlet has been challenged and disrupted by digitisation, says Mark Broadly, a Journalism

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COVID-19: What healthcare IoT cyber security learned from the first wave

Healthcare organisations, like hospitals and medical research institutions, have been hit hard by the COVID pandemic and cyber criminals have, unfortunately, taken advantage of the situation. Cynerio CEO, Leon Lerman reports that attacks have risen by 300% since the pandemic started.

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Telcos must be cautiously aggressive to ‘Roar out of Recession’

As we approach four months since essentially the entire world went on lockdown, telcos have gone through a very mixed experience.

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