A data heist: Less of a concern if it is on device

The issue In 2019, a Symantec security report found that around three quarters of all hacks were attempted on point-of-access devices such as routers. A mostly unsurprising fact given the scope of the access a hacker could obtain if he or she was able to compromise it, says Daniel Albertini, CTO, Anyline.

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All mobile operators vulnerable to denial of service and fraud through GTP protocol

Based on the findings gathered by Positive Technologies’ experts testing on mobile networks, a new report highlights the cyber security risks to networks that originate with the GTP protocol – which is used to transmit user data and control traffic on 2G, 3G, and 4G networks. Non-standalone 5G networks are also vulnerable.

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CKH IOD to deploy CSG’s cloud-native, microservices-based online IoT charging

CSG reports that a new engagement with CKH Innovations Opportunities Development (CKH IOD), a unit of CK Hutchison’s telecom division. The deal will provide a cloud-native, microservices-based online charging solution for CKH IOD’s wholesale and Internet of Things (IoT) customers.

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Smart meters with G3-PLC comms win project in Slovenia

The G3-PLC Alliance reports that its G3-PLC Alliance member Iskraemeco has acquired a major public procurement project which was led by the company SODO system operator of the electricity distribution network d.o.o. , on behalf of four regional utilities: Elektro Ljubljana, Elektro Maribor, Elektro Primorska and Elektro Celje. Iskraemeco will supply G3-PLC smart meters that will be installed in households

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Why 98% of IoT traffic is unencrypted

98 percent of IoT Traffic is unencrypted . When I read that statistic – published by Palo Alto Networks in their Unit 42 2020 Threat report – I should have been shocked, says Mike Nelson,VP of IoT Security at DigiCert.

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IoT platform architecture updated by MachNation

MachNation has published an update to its Internet of Things (IoT) platform functional architecture.

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5 challenges still facing the Internet of Things

The Internet of Things (IoT) has quickly become a huge part of how people live, communicate and do business. All around the world, web-enabled devices are turning our world into a more switched-on place to live.

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First remote patient monitoring system claimed for bladder dysfunction uses cellular IoT

Until now, taking accurate bladder function measurements was both a labour-intensive and notoriously inaccurate process. It involved patients voiding (passing urine) into a large top hat-like plastic bucket (called a ‘commode hat’) and keeping manual logs of volume, time, and frequency. A compact and portable battery-powered handheld device promises to revolutionise the sector.

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Ligado raises over $100 mn to build mission-critical 5G networks

Ligado Networks, announced more than $100 million (€89 million) in new investments to begin taking the necessary steps to build 5G IoT networks that serve mission-critical industries like public safety and emergency response, commercial transportation, energy, and manufacturing.

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Is your system ready for IoT?

What do you need to make sure your manufacturing facility is ready to make the leap to the Internet of Things? What do you want to gather? How will you communicate this information? How will you process this information and actuate based on the data? Existing system integration and communication?, says Joseph Zulick, a writer

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IoT is transforming the enterprise: Find out how your peers are doing it

The Internet of Things (IoT) is becoming a key element of digital transformation for enterprises around the world. But companies across industries and time zones face challenges that keep them from achieving their goals and realising IoT’s maximum value, says Bill Hurley, chief marketing officer of Syniverse.

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IoT and education: Bridging the digital divide

Due to the global outbreak of COVID-19, schools worldwide had to shut down quickly. While many schools already operated with some online component, most were not equipped to become 100% digital in a matter of days. Our own online portal for digital learning saw a 200% increase in activity after the outbreak put schools on a

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Global IoT interoperability progress as support grows for oneM2M

International standards initiative oneM2M has welcomed a range of new members as organisations around the world seek to accelerate the development of the Internet of Things (IoT) market through greater interoperability.

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‘0G’ in the management of epidemics

The coronavirus epidemic has turned into a pandemic. The lack of hindsight and visibility in the face of increasing numbers of victims and the overloading of emergency services has led to the lockdown of half the planet. This containment impacts and will impact all economies, but even more so the economies of developing countries.

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Two senior hires as Cradlepoint expands into Europe with new solutions to guide 5G path

A global specialist in cloud-delivered LTE and 5G wireless network edge solutions, Cradlepoint today announced its expansion into Europe with senior hires, investment in new teams and new product offerings.

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Video camera cellular connections to reach 20.4mn in Europe and N America by 2024

IoT market research provider, Berg Insight, has released a new market report covering the connected video camera market. The report focuses on the following five application areas: city surveillance; commercial buildings and industrial site surveillance; smart home security cameras; body-worn cameras; and video telematics for commercial vehicles.

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