Does securing IoT sensors make you WannaCry?

Mention IoT security to most people in the industry these days and they’re sure to make reference to the recent WannaCry ransomware attack which hit major industrial enterprises and public bodies worldwide. The malware exploited vulnerabilities in instances of Windows operating systems which were either no longer supported or unpatched, and while such weaknesses are

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Sierra Wireless agrees deal to buy indebted Numerex for $107m, shares drop 20% then rebound

Canada-based Sierra Wireless, Inc., a provider of integrated device-to-cloud solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT), has agreed to buy Numerex Corp. for US$107 million, reports Jeremy Cowan.

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Olivier Beaujard joins Semtech from Sierra Wireless, to become senior director LoRa Alliance

Olivier Beaujard has left Sierra Wireless for a new position in the Internet of Things at Semtech.

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PwC Canada and Sierra Wireless partner to reach North American corporate IoT customers

Sierra Wireless, a provider of fully integrated device-to-cloud solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT), announced that it has entered into a joint business relationship with PwC Canada to help enterprises around the world develop and launch transformative IoT services and new business models.

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PwC deal extends Sierra Wireless’ reach into North American industrial C-suites in search of IoT ‘magic’

Talking exclusively to IoT Now at its 5th annual Innovation Summit in Paris today, René Link Sierra Wireless‘ chief marketing officer (CMO) and senior vice president of Corporate Strategy, tells Jeremy Cowan that when you put together the three ingredients of Device, Cloud and Connectivity flawlessly “something magical happens”.

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Credit card-sized mangOH Red open source platform offers IoT developers interoperable building blocks

Sierra Wireless has announced mass-market availability of the mangOH™ Red open source hardware platform. Targeted at the industrial Internet of Things (IoT) and maker communities, mangOH Red is designed to be a feature-rich, low power, open source enablement platform.

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Google unveils Cloud IoT Core service in beta to secure enterprise device management

Google has unveiled a new IoT management platform. Called Cloud IoT Core, it is a fully managed service that reportedly allows users “to easily and securely connect, manage, and ingest data from millions of globally dispersed devices”.

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Sierra Wireless acquires GNSS embedded module assets of GlobalTop Technology

Sierra Wireless, a provider of fully integrated device-to-cloud solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT), announced it has completed the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of GlobalTop Technology’s

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PrecisionHawk selects Sierra Wireless to enable drone safety and traffic management

Sierra Wireless, a provider of fully integrated device-to-cloud solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT),has announced that PrecisionHawk has selected Sierra Wireless AirPrime® MC Series embedded modules to enable global LTE connectivity for its Low Altitude Traffic and Airspace Safety (LATAS) platform.

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Altair unveils miniature chipset platform designed to support future IoT applications

Altair Semiconductor, a provider of LTE chipsets, has introduced the ALT1250, a narrowband CAT-M1 and NB1 (NB-IoT) chipset that aims to redefine the cellular IoT connectivity space, featuring global band support, advanced security and location capabilities far surpassing the functionality of existing chipsets.

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Sierra Wireless to provide wireless connectivity to the Bloodhound Supersonic Car SSC

Sierra Wireless, a provider of fully integrated device-to-cloud solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT), announced it is providing state-of-the-art wireless connectivity to the Bloodhound Supersonic Car (SSC).

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Sierra Wireless claims lowest-power consumption LTE gateway

Sierra Wireless, a provider of fully integrated end-to-end solutions for Internet of Things (IoT) applications, announced availability of the high-performance AirLink® RV50X LTE-Advanced industrial gateway.

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Cloud platforms offer practical means to access sensor networks in near real-time

With the proliferation of billions of IoT devices on the horizon, platform providers are increasingly looking to the cloud as the most efficient way of meeting the IoT challenge. The inevitable question however is why choose a cloud-based solution? Most providers have their own take on the question but there are some common points of

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There’s a battle in the enterprise for ownership of ‘chaotic’ IoT, says Gartner

At the recent M2M Summit 2016 in Dusseldorf, Germany, Gartner‘s Research VP, Eric F. Goodness was blunt about the challenges facing the Internet of Things (IoT). These, he said, included a battle for IoT ‘ownership’, a bottleneck of problems facing anyone trying to prove the value of their IoT initiative, and a market characterised by

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Sierra Wireless announces the availability of the FX30, a small, programmable and rugged IoT gateway

Sierra Wireless, a provider of fully integrated end-to-end solutions for Internet of Things (IoT) applications, announced the availability of the FX30, the industry’s smallest, most flexible and rugged programmable cellular gateway.

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What does the future hold for open source hardware and software technologies in the IoT?

You have probably heard about open source hardware and software technologies for the Internet of Things. But what does it offer you, and your customers, and how could it benefit the IoT market?

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