Category: Internet of Things

Internet of Things Cybersecurity Legislation Clears Congress, Heads to White House For President’s Signature

Internet of Things Cybersecurity Legislation Clears Congress, Heads to White House For President’s Signature

Data privacy and cybersecurity issues continue to be top of mind, as this week the U.S. Senate unanimously passed the Internet of Things (“IoT”) Cybersecurity Improvement Act (H.R. 1668), introduced by Congresswoman Robin Kelly (D-Illinois). In September, the House had passed the bill by voice vote after negotiation sessions with the Senate. The legislation provides for the establishment of minimum cybersecurity standards for government purchased, internet connected devices, with anticipated impact on manufacturers in the private sector.

How The Internet Of Things Is Transforming 21st-Century Manufacturing

How The Internet Of Things Is Transforming 21st-Century Manufacturing

The internet of things (IoT) is transforming how we live and work in the 21st century. Nearly everyone has a connected device in their home, such as smart thermostats, lightbulbs, speakers and the virtual assistants we talk to on our phones. Many manufacturers began investing in IoT many years ago, with the goal of becoming…
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The critical role of Internet of Things infrastructure in connecting all of our devices

The critical role of Internet of Things infrastructure in connecting all of our devices

IoT Infrastructure The Internet of Things (IoT) will fundamentally change all industries, from agriculture to transportation to healthcare. In the next few decades, nearly everything in our world will become connected. But with that increased connectivity comes several concerns. For example, the IoT will generate immense amounts of data, which will put pressure on the…
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The difference between Internet of Things vs. cloud computing and the top service providers

The difference between Internet of Things vs. cloud computing and the top service providers

The Internet of Things (IoT) is starting to transform how we live our lives, but all of the added convenience and increased efficiency comes at a cost. The IoT is generating an unprecedented amount of data, which in turn puts a tremendous strain on the Internet infrastructure. As a result, companies are working to find…
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Internet of Things Strategies for the Energy Sector

Internet of Things Strategies for the Energy Sector

Whether thinking about managing oil and gas, water or other infrastructure facilities, or considering industrial efficiency, robotics and automation, you may be pondering how the Internet of Things (IoT) can be used to leverage resources. Forward-thinking strategies include not just staying on top of regulatory changes that affect the IoT ecosystem, but also influencing them. The Internet…
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The Internet of Things Is Still a Privacy Dumpster Fire, Study Finds

The Internet of Things Is Still a Privacy Dumpster Fire, Study Finds

Biggest IoT study ever finds “smart” devices hoover up a universe of user behavior data and share it with a laundry list of global third parties, frequently with little transparency to the end user. A new study has once again found that most “internet of things” (IOT) devices routinely deliver an ocean of sensitive data…
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