Mitigating the cyber risks of IoT and finding solutions

The last decade has seen unprecedented development of the Internet of Things (IoT) landscape, enabled by new distributed network technologies. McKinsey estimates that by 2025, the world will own 50 billion networked devices, up 400% from 2010, and contributing US$11 trillion (€10 trillion) to economies.

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Is it time for video conferencing? Is it too soon for video policing?

WEEK IN IoT: It’s been easy to see corporate winners and losers from the global spread of the novel corona virus. Early casualties included airlines and hotel chains, with cancelled flights and bookings, and share prices tumbling on stock markets.

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How IIoT data can power profitability in lean manufacturing

IIoT (Industrial Internet of Things) has ushered in a new era of efficiency and intelligence for the manufacturing industry.

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WaterGateway: The leakiness of the IoT is a scandal waiting to happen

The Internet of Things (IoT) has security shortcomings that would shock the world if they were exposed – and if the mainstream media understood them. That’s the startling conclusion that freelance technology writer, Nick Booth has come to.

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Hazelcast announces Hazelcast Jet 0.6 – the 3rd generation big data processing engine

Hazelcast, the open source in-memory data management company with tens of thousands of installed clusters and over 46 million server starts per month, announced the 0.6 release of Hazelcast Jet – the ultra fast, application embeddable, stream and batch processing engine.

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Building a better future for smart cities with LPWA

Increasingly, local governments around the world are trying to use the IoT to develop smart city applications designed to make their cities greener, safer and more efficient. The IoT’s ability to provide cities with real-time data on natural disasters, crimes, air pollution, traffic and other problems and conditions throughout a city,

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IoT botnets will force governments to regulate IoT device manufacturers

As IoT botnet attacks continue to grow in size and effectiveness in 2018, the damage they cause will force the IoT manufacturing industry to add stronger security to their products or eventually result in governments addressing IoT security with regulation, according to researchers at WatchGuard Technologies.

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Avaya powers digital transformation to modernise the customer experience in the financial services industry

With industry analysts forecasting unprecedented change for the Financial Services and Insurance (FSI) industry over the next three years, companies need a highly flexible, open and secure communications foundation with which they can confidently embrace the future.

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Ethical amateur hackers take over CCTV cameras and internet connected toys in cyber contest

On Friday evening, NCC Group and Cyber Security Challenge UK ran a competition which saw 25 extraordinary code breaking amateurs from across the UK battle each other to ethically hack common Internet of Things (IoT) devices, including remote controlled cars, CCTV cameras and even children’s dolls.

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The growing threat of Wi-Fi enabled IoT

There is a saying, ‘fast, cheap and good – pick two.’ This appears to apply to the IoT as manufacturers race to get new fast and cheap products to market, but at the expense of security.

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Telcos: when it comes to IoT security, prevention is always better than cure

Smart devices have arguably made consumers’ lives easier, and as they become more affordable, more of us are investing in the IoT. However, all too often, these smart devices are being manufactured with affordability in mind and security as an afterthought.

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Five lessons you can learn from successfully crowdfunded IoT campaigns

The rising popularity of IoT products has resulted in a drastic change in everyday life as people now turn to technology to make their days run smoother and ‘smarter’.

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The importance of security in an IoT world

In October 2016 the world received a harsh wake-up call about the importance of IoT security, says Shane Buckley, CEO of Xirrus.

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How the Internet of Things is changing social media marketing

The Internet of Things (IoT) has already proven its vitality in the business and the economic world. IoT has touched almost every corner of the business world, says IoT writer Yash Mehta, and one such corner which is transformed by IoT in marketing is social media.

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IoT lays out the welcome mat for hackers to hack our smart connected homes

Imagine waking up one morning to do the school run and realising that your whizzy, WiFi-enabled home has been hacked, and you can’t use your connected devices until you pay up a serious amount of bitcoins.

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IoT-enabled products bring risks as well as benefits, warns Stericycle

In 2016 there were approximately 17.68 billion connected devices globally and predictions suggest that this could grow fourfold by 2025. However, according to the new Recall Industry Spotlight, released by Stericycle ExpertSOLUTIONS, these devices also come with potentially serious drawbacks.

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