Can the prin­ciples of Zero Trust be applied to IoT?

The perception that security has never been a core component or key consideration for the Internet of Things (IoT) has even been highlighted in the familiar joke: ‘the ‘S’ in IoT stands for security. Yet with tens of billions of connected devices, the safety and financial implications of even small security breaches can be vast,

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GeoSpock attracts another $5.4mn investment to speed adoption of database tech

GeoSpock has announced $5.4 million (€4.60 million) in additional funding. This is to accelerate the development and adoption of what is claimed to be the fastest, most scalable database on the market. This strategic investment round brings the total GeoSpock has raised to date to more than $32 million (€27.28 million).

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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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Software AG and Cotham Technologies partner to boost mobile app development for IoT

Software AG and Cotham Technologies have partnered to make native mobile app development for the Internet of Things (IoT) quicker and more cost-effective for any business. Customers of this partnership will cut mobile app development time by up to 90% and costs by up to 70%, thanks to a unique no-code platform approach. The speed

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Lacroix Group buys IoT and AI firm eSoftThings

With the acquisition of eSoftThings, a specialist in the Internet of Things (IoT) and artificial intelligence (AI), based in Cesson-Sevigne (Rennes metropolitan area, France), Lacroix Group has consolidated its R&D division.

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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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BICS and Avnet Silica combine huge cellular connectivity with hardware expertise

BICS, an international communications enabler, has joined forces with technology solutions provider, Avnet Silica, to deliver Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), devices and applications.

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Global IoT market to grow to $1.5trn annual revenue by 2030

Transforma Insights, led by veteran Internet of Things (IoT) analysts Jim Morrish and Matt Hatton, says it has established a new benchmark for global IoT forecasts, by publishing the first iteration of its “granular” Total Addressable Market (TAM) database based on analysis of hundreds of applications.

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OPPO launches cellular patents to the IoT industry through Avanci

OPPO announced that it would license its worldwide 3G and 4G standard-essential patents to the IoT and automotive markets through leading patent licensing platform Avanci. The company that has been at the forefront of innovation in the smartphone market is diversifying its portfolio to include frontier technologies such as IoT, 5G and Augmented reality (AR), to provide

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Start-up support and plenty of new partner moves aim to make IoT work

In his latest ecosystem column, Antony Savvas charts a blockbuster first couple months of the year, involving both new companies and well-established ones.

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Nokia signs contract with TIM Brazil to launch IoT offer

Nokia has signed a contract with telecommunications giant TIM to provide Internet of Things (IoT) services to its enterprise customers in Brazil.

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Tech for good: Building eco-friendly into your brand

The latest extinction rebellion highlighted an increasingly urgent appetite from the public to tackle climate change and ensure greater sustainability.

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Hands up who’s making money in 5G? And who’s not?

A WEEK IN IoT – 5G is starting strong, says Huawei. The company’s deputy chairman, Ken Hu, told its annual Mobile Broadband Forum (#MBBF) in Zurich, Switzerland last week that 5th Generation mobile communications “arrived faster than expected,” and that there are now 40 carriers in more than 20 countries supporting 136 different 5G-enabled devices.

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Industry backs eSIMs but needs to learn the benefits of iSIM deployment, says Arm survey

The top three obstacles to large commercial eSIM deployments are resistance from traditional stakeholders (69%), complexity to deliver eSIMs (40%) and lock-in concerns (40%). These are among the key findings of a new survey by Arm, according to Vincent Korstanje, the company’s vice president and general manager of Emerging Businesses.

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Streaming data unlocks new possibilities in the IoT era

In the pre-digital era, IT departments mastered a variety of technological approaches to extract value from data. Data warehouses, analytical platforms, and different types of databases filled data centres, accessing storage devices where records were safely preserved on disk for their historical value.

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How AI will enhance IoT environments

Very often an Internet of Things (IoT) environment behaves normally, it does what its designers intended it to do. However, from time to time things go wrong, says Will Cappelli, CTO EMEA and Global VP of Product Strategy at Moogsoft, events can take place which indicate that the platform is not behaving in a way

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