Report calls for urgent action to meet cyber threat to critical infrastructure

Global safety charity, Lloyd’s Register Foundation today launched a report called Operational Cyber Security for the Industrial Internet of Things: Challenges and Opportunities. It highlights an impending threat to critical infrastructure from cyberattacks, given the growing reliance on the Internet of Things (IoT), say Robert Hannigan, executive chairman international at BlueVoyant and Sadie Creese, professor

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The value of training devices at the network edge with AI

Internet of Things (IoT) vendors often tout the plug-and-play nature of their devices: Just connect it to the network and it starts reporting back the required data, says Yasser Khan, CEO of One Tech, Inc.

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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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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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Hitachi Capital, Yokogawa and amnimo partner to view IIoT equipment status

Hitachi Capital Corporation, Yokogawa Electric Corporation, and amnimo Inc., a subsidiary of Yokogawa, have struck a new partnership agreement. The aim is to provide new services by adding Industrial IoT (IIoT) to each company’s technologies, know-how, and lease equipment. The three companies will launch a proof of concept (PoC) to realise services that solve customers’ issues and meet

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How IIoT is helping manufacturing businesses with global growth

Despite growing challenges including spiralling costs and increased global competition, manufacturers continue to play a major role in the global economy, contributing US$6.7 trillion (€5.8 trillion) according to recent figures by Make UK, says Ben Sturgess, co-founder and chief technology officer, Pathfindr.

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Industrial IoT: Price comparison data preserves margins for small and mid-sized manufacturers

IIoT (Industrial Internet of Things) is misunderstood by most small and mid-sized manufacturers who neither have the funding nor the inclination to gather, cull, and use big data. What these organisations need is to preserve thin margins to survive (and hopefully thrive).

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Seeq Corp expands Saudi-led Series B funding with US$24mn to fuel advanced analytics

Seattle, USA-based Seeq Corporation, a specialist in manufacturing and Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) advanced analytics software, has secured a US$24 million (€21.5) expansion of its Series B funding.

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88% ROI: A Paradigm Shift in Industrial IoT

on-demand version What if there was a way to not only accelerate your Industrial IoT application’s time to revenue by 9 months, realize an ROI of 88% and achieve material cost savings in both developing and commercializing an Industrial IoT application? This is precisely the question Forrester explores in its recent Total Economic Impact (TEI)

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More significant movement at the edge

In his latest Ecosystem column, Antony Savvas charts recent developments at the edge and new ownership for IoT corporate verticals.

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New Industrial Internet Consortium and oneM2M joint whitepaper enables Digital Transformation

A new joint whitepaper released by The Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) and oneM2M, reveals how developers seeking to reduce complexity when designing Internet of Things (IoT) and Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) systems,

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How data quality makes IoT projects more profitable

Global technology spending on the Internet of Things (IoT) is expected to reach $1.2 trillion (€1 trillion) in 2022, led by industries such as discrete manufacturing $119 billion (€108 billion), process manufacturing $78 billion (€70.8 billion), transportation $71 billion (€64.5 billion) and utilities $61 billion (€55.4 billion).

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Small manufacturers looking to be acquired must have IIoT

Small manufacturers, many of whom have been in business for decades and consistently generate $2 million (€1.8 million) to $20 million (€18.1 million) in annual revenue, are seeking an exit strategy. The founders of these companies are often critical suppliers in the industry sector supply chain including aerospace, aviation, automation, machining, and food production.

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MYTHINGS by BehrTech outperforms LoRa in Industrial IoT environments

BehrTech, a disruptive enabler of next-gen wireless connectivity for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), issued a report evaluating and comparing the quality-of-service of MYTHINGS and LoRa LPWAN under real-world interference conditions. Professor Dr. Thomas Lauterbach from the Nuremberg Institute of Technology conducted the independent study commissioned by BehrTech.

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Research shows that half of the industry professionals are clearly positive about 5G

HMS Networks, a global provider of solutions for industrial communication and IIoT, surveyed 50 international industry professionals in spring 2019 to inquire about the positioning of wireless communication in their companies and to see how they are getting ready for the launch of 5G.

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You’ve got IIoT all wrong: Focus less on tech and more on impact to succeed in the 4IR

Industry 4.0. The Industrial Internet of Things. Digitalisation. Smart manufacturing. The fourth industrial revolution (4IR). There are dozens of different names for the uptake in connected technologies and the convergence of IT and OT systems taking place in industry at the moment. One thing most people do agree on, however, is that it’s tech-driven. But

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