Category: IoT

The 5 Biggest Internet Of Things (IoT) Trends In 2021 Everyone Must Get Ready For Now

The 5 Biggest Internet Of Things (IoT) Trends In 2021 Everyone Must Get Ready For Now

The Internet of Things (IoT) is one of the most prominent tech trends to have emerged in recent years. In simple terms, it refers to the fact that while the word “internet” initially referred to the wide-scale networking of computers, today, devices of every size and shape – from cars to kitchen appliances to industrial machinery – are connected and sharing information digitally, on a global scale.

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Best Practices For Protecting IoT Devices From Security Threats

Billions of internet-connected sensors and other devices, comprising the Internet of Things (IoT), now span the world’s manufacturing plants and logistics infrastructure. They enable remarkable efficiency and unprecedented data collection for industrial companies. However, with so many poorly secured devices in operation, the so-called Industrial IoT (IIoT) exposes manufacturing businesses to high levels of cyber risk.

Why Do IoT Efforts So Often Fail? It's Complicated (In More Ways Than One)

Why Do IoT Efforts So Often Fail? It’s Complicated (In More Ways Than One)

I met recently with the CEO of a large company who had quite a story to tell. His company had launched about 300 Internet of Things (IoT) projects. Each time, he said, they failed.

IoT Investment Is Not Just About The Money — It's About The Time

IoT Investment Is Not Just About The Money — It’s About The Time

In 2019, Vodafone’s annual Internet of Things (IoT) barometer (registration required) reported with optimism about the impact of the IoT as adoption surged during the year. After surveying close to 1,500 qualified executives involved in shaping their company’s IoT strategy, suppliers and requirements across a variety of industries and regions, Vodafone found some 34% were already using IoT solutions, and of those, some 76% described their IoT project as mission-critical.

Responsible IoT Innovation Is A Real Opportunity For Social Change

Responsible IoT Innovation Is A Real Opportunity For Social Change

IoT – Smart, connected devices have already had a huge affect on people, culture and the workplace. However, we haven’t even begun to see the disruptive potential of IoT innovation. According to a forecast by Gartner, Inc., 5.8 billion edge devices will be deployed in 2020. There’s no question that IoT innovation will change society permanently — and, ideally, for the better.

Why companies need to lock down IoT systems

Why companies need to lock down IoT systems

During the last few years, malicious IoT hacks have grown exponentially with no immediate signs of slowing, while hackers relentlessly pursue new and creative ways to attack and exploit organizations. According to the FBI, within the past six years, attackers have amassed $144 million in ransomware payments alone – and each new attack costs more than the last.

How Artificial Intelligence, IoT and Big Data Can Save The Bees

How Artificial Intelligence, IoT and Big Data Can Save The Bees

IoT – Modern agriculture depends on bees. In fact, our entire ecosystem, including the food we eat and the air we breathe, counts on pollinators. But the pollinator population is declining according to Sabiha Rumani Malik, the founder and executive president of The World Bee Project. But, in an intriguing collaboration with Oracle and by…
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5G and IoT security: Why cybersecurity experts are sounding an alarm

5G and IoT security: Why cybersecurity experts are sounding an alarm

Without regulation and strong proactive measures, 5G networks remain vulnerable to cyberattacks, and the responsibility falls on businesses and governments. IoT – Seemingly everywhere you turn these days there is some announcement about 5G and the benefits it will bring, like greater speeds, increased efficiencies, and support for up to one million device connections on…
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Arm Ups Its IoT Intelligence Game With New Chips

Arm Ups Its IoT Intelligence Game With New Chips

When you think of IoT, the company you should really be thinking of is Arm. The semiconductor giant has staked out a claim on what it calls “the 5th wave of computing”—the crucial intersection of the emerging technologies of AI, IoT, and 5G. I’ve watched with interest as the company continues to build out its…
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VR Isn’t Just For Gamers: 3 Ways IoT Is Changing The Enterprise, And How To Support It

VR Isn’t Just For Gamers: 3 Ways IoT Is Changing The Enterprise, And How To Support It

It’s 2020. By the end of this year, Gartner predicts there will be 5.8 billion IoT endpoints. The World Bank reports that 3.489 billion people constitute the global labor force; there will be nearly two IoT devices for every global employee. From kiosks in the lobby of a bank to wearables that physicians can use…
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