Four big challenges for the industrial Internet of Things

A quest to become a smarter world where all systems with local processing and sensors are connected to share information is gaining momentum. Connecting these systems with each and other and users helps businesses make informed decisions. 

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Security is the second biggest concern in IoT implementation – Here’s what you can do

If it wasn’t for security concerns, IoT would be a much bigger part of our lives and businesses. That’s the verdict of 26% of business executives in a survey, and it certainly seems on point as a fear for our privacy and security is the biggest concern holding IoT back, next only to cost.

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Origin Protocol and NuCypher bring data privacy to decentralised sharing applications

Origin Protocol, a blockchain startup that is building the infrastructure for a new decentralised sharing economy, has announced they are forming a technology partnership with NuCypher, a company that provides encryption technology to decentralised applications.

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Companies with secure email to gain unlimited free brand impressions to drive increased digital commerce

Agari, a cybersecurity company, announced the first pilot of an online brand standard developed with major email providers Comcast, Google, Microsoft and Oath (Yahoo, AOL) that will offer companies the opportunity to display brand logos for free, increase trust with their customers, and ultimately lead to more revenue by increasing response rates and engagement.

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GlobalPlatform and IoT Connectivity Alliance sign MoU to develop and support industry-wide standards for IoT security

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been agreed between industry associations GlobalPlatform and the IoT Connectivity Alliance (ICA). The two technical bodies will work to develop and promote a standardised approach to internet of things (IoT) security based on secure component technology. This will reduce the cost and streamline the development of large-scale consumer and industrial IoT deployments.

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BlackBerry and Microsoft partner to empower the mobile workforce

BlackBerry Limited and Microsoft Corp. announced a strategic partnership to offer enterprises a solution that integrates BlackBerry’s expertise in mobility and security with Microsoft’s unmatched cloud and productivity products.

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Cloudera and Tata Communications launch big data platform to tackle data deluge

Cloudera, Inc., the modern platform for machine learning and analytics optimised for the cloud, and Tata Communications, a global provider of network, cloud, mobility and security services, announced a strategic partnership that enables enterprises to unleash the power of their data to fuel business growth.

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SEAT and Telefónica reach an agreement to promote digitalisation in the automotive industry

SEAT president Luca de Meo and Telefónica de España president Luis Miguel Gilpérez have signed an agreement that aims to promote a joint effort to develop innovative initiatives in the automotive industry. The agreement reached, which makes Telefónica a strategic IT supplier to SEAT, is set within the framework of SEAT’s strategy to position itself as

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The Transatel SIM 901: an innovative solution to secure its mobile data around the world

The Internet of Things (IoT) is the new 21st century revolution. The number of connected things is expected to reach 50 billion by 2020, using a large range of connectivity options.

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Intel offers innovative approach to IoT scaling and security

At the IoT Solutions World Congress, Intel addressed the challenges facing the Internet of Things (IoT) market today, and made a critical announcement designed to empower the industry to make the most of the tremendous opportunities ahead.

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Sidley welcomes Wim Nauwelaerts as privacy and cybersecurity partner

Sidley Austin LLP announced that Wim Nauwelaerts joined the firm as a partner in its Brussels office. He will be a member of Sidley’s global privacy and cybersecurity practice.

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Are security and privacy holding IoT back?

The IoT may have as great an impact on society as the industrial revolution, computers and the Internet have had. Maybe even more.

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Outsourced AI and deep learning in the healthcare industry – Is data privacy at risk?

As emerging technologies, artificial intelligence (AI) and deep learning are proven to provide powerful business insights. This is especially true for the healthcare industry, says Jonathan Martin, EMEA operations director at Anomali,

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Adoption of GlobalPlatform industry specs deployed on 22bn Secure Elements

GlobalPlatform, a standard for the protection and secure management of digital services and devices, has conservatively estimated that 41% of all Secure Elements (SE) deployed globally between 2010 and 2016 were based on its specifications. That is a total of 22.018 billion.

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Guiding principles for IoT privacy and security issued by ACM public policy groups

The ACM US Public Policy Council (USACM) and the ACM Europe Council Policy Committee (EUACM) have released a Statement on IoT Privacy and Security addressing existing and expected privacy and security concerns in the Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem.

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Let’s face it, there will be no hiding in the future

One of the most interesting movies in the past couple of decades was the Minority Report. Perhaps one of its biggest impacts on society was alerting people to how technology may be used in the future by Law Enforcement.

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