Convenience or corruption? USB media and cybersecurity risk

From hard drives and flash drives to a wide range of other devices, USB media offers a fast, simple way to transport, share and store data when digital transfer isn’t possible.

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How the industrial IoT is creating a safer workforce

“The robots will steal our jobs!” has become a well-worn cry in recent years, as the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), artificial intelligence (AI) and automation gain traction. And gain traction they have, says Mikael Schachne, CMO and VP Mobility and IoT Business, BICS.

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VR means business: How organisations can harness the power of virtual reality

Evidence is building that virtual reality (VR) has the potential to supercharge corporate training, says Justin Parry, co-founder and COO of Immerse.

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Six steps to securing embedded systems in the IoT

Security continues to be an overriding concern for a vast array of embedded systems in the Internet of Things (IoT). If infiltrated, systems buried in the electrical grid, power generation, manufacturing, automotive systems, medical devices, building management, gas pumps, toasters and much more, can be a significant risk, Mark Pitchford of LDRA reports.

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Artificial intelligence plays a major role in the IoT

Businesses across the globe are leveraging the use of the Internet of Things (IoT) in various industries to create new and optimised business opportunities.

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IoT device management and its role in facilitating IoT deployments at scale

Organisations across the globe are engaged in targeted efforts to assemble moving parts in a digital ecosystem, as Internet of Things (IoT) adoption continues to rise. According to the Visual Networking Index (VNI) released by Cisco in 2018, the number of devices connected to the internet may hit 30 billion by 2020.

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Standards hold the key to unlocking the connected home

In light of the current pandemic, global technology market advisory firm ABI Research estimates that Connected Home devices could see a 30% year-on-year sales surge in the coming months. Not only this, says Daniel Egger, Axiros GmbH and Project Stream Lead for Broadband User Services (BUS) Data Modeling Project Stream, smart home devices are expected to

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How fibre networks can make ‘smart’ motorways safer

Congestion on core road networks is a major problem for many countries around the world. Indeed, according to the largest ever study of global traffic, conducted by INRIX in 2017, congestion in the US alone costs $305 billion (€257 billion).

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The tipping point for SaaS in product development (Part 2)

The first installment of this two-part article by Will Hastings, research analyst manager at PTC. Software as a Service (SaaS) adoption has reached a tipping point in the product lifecycle management (PLM) and computer aided design (CAD) markets.

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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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