The real cost of ransomware: Protect yourself from cyberattack fallout

Ransomware remains the most common malware threat to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). In the first half of last year alone, 61% of managed service providers (MSPs) reported attacks against their clients, sometimes multiple attacks in a single day.

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Contact tracing in industry: Why we need ultra-precise Wi-Fi-based local positioning systems

As we consider re-opening broader segments of society in the wake of COVID-19, it is imperative that we implement comprehensive “Test and Trace” schemes, especially for industrial and commercial spaces, says Vikram Pavate, CEO of Locix Inc. While various testing methods are being scaled successfully, the current contact tracing process is manual, tedious and inefficient.

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Varlan appointed MD of GIGAEurope representing European Gigabit comms networks

Irina Varlan has been appointed as managing director of  GIGAEurope. This is the new industry organisation that brings together private operators who build, operate and invest in the gigabit communications networks that enable Europe’s digital connectivity.

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Automated stem-water measuring system rollout backed by €1.5mn EC grant

Kerlink, a specialist in solutions dedicated to the Internet of Things (IoT), and Saturas Ltd., the developer of a stem-water measurement system for efficient farming, report that Kerlink will provide Saturas with LoRa-based hardware and software as it launches its technology commercially.

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Critical asset management solution based on Sony platform launched by KORE and Integron

Independent global Internet of Things (IoT) specialist, KORE, has launched a new managed services solution for critical asset management (CAM). This utilises the Visilion asset tracking platform from Sony Network Communications Europe.

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Arm enables global IoT proliferation through Pelion IoT platform ecosystem expansion

According to the 2020 Economist IoT Business Index study, nearly one-third of external IoT projects remain in the early implementation phase. While this is a vast improvement compared to previous years (only 14% in 2017), there is still much work to be done.

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Four steps to hiring the best CISO in an IoT world

Of all the new technology processes shaping the next wave of digital transformation, perhaps none is more prominent than the Internet of Things (IoT). As Phil Celestini, senior vice president and chief security and risk officer at Syniverse reports, this technology is spawning a new ecosystem of interconnected networks and data transactions that is rapidly expanding and redefining

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AIoT: The powerful convergence of AI and the IoT

From fictional characters like Joey and Phoebe in Friends to the hamburger & fries combo for foodies, the greatest and most powerful duos have existed throughout the history of mankind. They may have a unique individuality but when clubbed together boom! Together, says Dinesh Soundararajan of Contus, they create an awesome and wonderful impact.

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IoT Day: IoT connections ‘to reach 83bn by 2024’

This year’s worldwide Internet of Things (IoT) day, which falls (Thursday, 9 April), coincides with a telling forecast as to what the future might hold for the use of IoT.

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Safeguarding the Industrial IoT: Adopting a next-generation approach – Part 2

The digitalisation of industrial assets is driving a growing awareness of the importance of protecting connected OT environments from cyberattacks that damage production, plant and assets – and expose sensitive data, says Trevor Daughney, vice president of product marketing at Exabeam

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Telenor, Sony and Ericsson team to develop smart IoT healthcare devices

Using Telenor Connexion‘s network, Ericsson IoT accelerator for global connectivity, and Sony network communications Europe’s smart IoT services, the three partners are collaborating to enhance real-time location and tracking solutions for different sectors.

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Safeguarding Industrial IoT: A rising security challenge – Part 1

The Fourth industrial revolution has unleashed a myriad of opportunities for organisations eager to leverage a new generation of connected Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) devices and reap the rewards of enhanced data sharing, operational efficiencies, and productivity, says Trevor Daughney, vice president of product marketing at Exabeam

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COVID-19 is writing a new world order

Amidst the socio-economic disruptions caused by COVID-19, the common cause of finding a solution to the pandemic has brought together individuals, institutions, communities, governments and society at large. Looking at such collaborative initiatives, says CP Gurnani, MD and CEO, Tech Mahindra.

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IoT ecosystem association adds connected health and wellness to key verticals in face of COVID-19

The Internet of Things Consortium (IoTC), a business development association for the Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem, announced it will add connected health and wellness to its key verticals of focus.

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NetFoundry simplifies IoT edge compute and private 5G

NetFoundry, a provider of zero trust networking, announced a new embedded networking solution within Microsoft Azure Edge Zones. Our integration will allow businesses to easily and securely tap into the power of edge compute and optional private 5G for use cases, including industrial IoT, near-real time video processing, and analytics.

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Will 2020 be the year home IoT cyber attacks get serious?

When it comes to disruptive change, the emergence of the smart home is driving demographic, economic, and technological advancement as never before, says David P. Maher, executive VP and chief technology officer of Intertrust. This application of IoT, where private households and the devices that run them are connected to the internet, is creating an

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