The tech goliaths Google, Apple and Facebook are all starting to take steps towards killing off password authentication once and for all. They see the opportunity to shore up security while also cutting down the number of password resets that consumers have to deal with.
The Internet of Things has come a long way in the five years since the first IoT Day in 2011. But, there is a darker side to its success, with thousands of high-profile hacks having been carried out on connected devices.
An increasingly diverse range of connected objects has joined the Internet of Things (IoT) in recent years. According to IDATE, 420 million drivers will generate a connectivity market amounting to €9 billion by 2020.
The contrast between proprietary and open source software is as old as the IT industry itself. Software in almost every category is available either from suppliers who develop and market their code by themselves or from developer communities who work with open code.