Everything can be smart: Key traits of the newest smart cities – Part 2

According to the IoT analytics, smart cities constitute 20% of IoT projects around the world. We seen a few traits yesterday in Part 1 of the article. The rest will be discussed today in the 2nd part.

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IoT: The cure for rising healthcare costs?

The rising costs of healthcare continues to dominate the headlines. In recent years, health insurance premiums have increased at a rate higher than annual income, according to recent reports.

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Monitoring the Internet of Things

The Internet of Things (IoT) looks set to have a seismic effect on the way all industries function. Software developers in every sector are keeping a close eye on each stage of its development, and considering its potential to change the course of their profession.

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If an attack is successfully monetised, expect similar attacks to follow: Some preventive security steps

Adversaries are constantly evolving. Success breeds copy-cats. And security is multifaceted. These are some of the key lessons Jeremy Cowan takes away from talking to Ted Harrington, executive partner, Independent Security Evaluators.

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What is the ‘First Receiver’ concept? Is it the ultimate IoT deliverable? Part 1

IoT is progressing faster than many could have imagined so we shouldn’t be surprised when it throws up a new term. I came across the “first receiver” when reviewing a book titled “The Future of IoT” that outlined and then explained the concept in detail, but it took a while before the penny finally dropped.

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Life Lessons: Nitin Karmarkar, SVP at Globetouch

Nitin Karmarkar, SVP at Globetouch, says that empowering your team, even to the point of making yourself redundant, results in your own personal growth.

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GSMA claims ‘record-breaking’ total of 108,000 attendees at this year’s MWC in Barcelona

The 2017 Mobile World Congress attracted a record 108,000 visitors*, an increase of 7% over the previous year, the GSMA reports.

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Secure IoT through strong cryptography and blockchain integration to be shown at MWC 2017

At this year’s Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona (Feb 27- March 2) the Cologne-Berlin start-up ubirch will present a new technology for the Internet of Things (IoT).

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FBI, IBM, TrendMicro, and Smarttech speakers to discuss cyber attacks at Dublin Zero Day Conference

The Zero Day Conference taking place in the Convention Centre Dublin on March 7, will provide CIOs, CISOs and senior IT executives with insights into the cyber threats facing their sectors.

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Seven areas for regulators and policy makers to consider

The potential for IoT to have a positive economic, societal, and environmental impact worldwide is substantial, but its development also raises new questions to be addressed by regulators and policy makers.

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European survey finds 65% of enterprises lack view and control of IoT devices on their network

ForeScout Technologies Inc, a provider in agentless cybersecurity, has announced the findings of its new European Perceptions, Preparedness and Strategies for IoT Security survey.

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Wirepas and u-blox partner for scalable and easy-to-use industrial Internet of Things solutions

Wirepas and u-blox, a global provider in wireless and positioning modules and chips, have partnered to offer an advanced decentralised radio communications solution (comparable with advanced mesh technology) for demanding industrial Internet of Things (IoT) applications.

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Telco’s connected objects strategies: how to compete with OTT players

The connected object market today shows a real complementarity between the OTT and Telco players in terms of their current positionings, aligned with their core business. In the longer term, however, IDATE anticipates a fiercer competition, around the platforms and services which are set to be the next source of revenue.

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Healthcare is now the top industry for cyberattacks

Five of the eight largest healthcare security breaches that occurred since the beginning of 2010 – those with more than one million records reportedly compromised – took place during the first six months of 2015, according to IBM X-Force’s 2016 Cyber Security Intelligence Index.

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IoT ‘megatrend’ brings healthcare facility operations into the digital age

Technology is transforming the way that healthcare facilities now operate. Historically, environmental services tackled tasks such as restocking bath tissue, refilling soap dispensers as well as managing supply orders and staffing through room-to-room checks.

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Internet of Things healthcare market is expected to reach $136.8 bn, worldwide, by 2021

According to a new report published by Allied Market Research titled, “World Internet of Things (IoT) Healthcare Market – Opportunities and Forecasts, 2014-2021”, the world internet of things (IoT)

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