IoT is booming with 75 billion devices predicted to be connected to the internet globally by 2025, according to a Statista report. But such devices have the potential to present as much risk as opportunity if they aren’t secure, and entire national infrastructures could be compromised with devastating results. In fact, reports of IoT security
Before the arrival of IoT-enabled asset monitoring, field service technicians would struggle with delays from unidentified malfunctions or inaccurate diagnosis resulting in high intervention bills, unnecessary truck rolls, and a bad customer service reputation. Businesses introducing new use cases based on connected assets as part of their IoT strategy are incentivized by the opportunity to
Segger has created an operating system for industrial and IoT products, building it on its existing tool portfolio. “The emPower OS software package includes all core components: RTOS, GUI and file System, and communication software: TCP/IP, USB device, USB host and Modbus, as well as IoT Toolkit, security and compression modules,” according to the company.
Everynet, which bills itself as the world’s largest operator for national LoRaWAN networks, announced its plans for launching a LoRaWAN IoT network in the U.S. Everynet is using Crown Castle’s tower assets, initially targeting the top 36 metropolitan areas and key corridors across the U.S. It’s expected to go live by the end of 2021.
The IoT Edge module for Linux on Windows (a.k.a. EFLOW) is now ready for production. Terry Warwick and Christopher Datsikas join Olivier to tell us what that means, and how customers are already using it. https://sec.ch9.ms/ch9/c317/8b32de41-7085-4364-bd93-bff73b71c317/NowreadyforProductionLinuxIoTEdgeModulesonWindows_mid.mp4 Read more…
Skylo Technologies, a satellite-based narrow-band (NB) IoT solution company, has entered into an agreement with Inmarsat to make use of its satellite capacity backbone for delivery of IoT solutions for connecting machines and sensors. The solution is available now in India through a partnership with in-country partner BSNL and expansion plans will be announced later
Cybercriminals are always looking for ways to breach corporate networks and steal data, and Internet of Things (IoT) devices present them with a vast array of opportunities to do so. That’s because many IoT devices can be easily compromised. When these devices are connected to corporate networks they offer a potential way in. As a
If you own a talking virtual assistant like Alexa, a wearable device like FitBit or a smart television, you are already experiencing IoT at fundamental levels. Though these standalone devices don’t make up for an IoT based home automation solution, they still communicate with each other for data and insights. Generally, brand manufacturers have their
Many Internet of Things (IoT) systems tackle a single problem, focusing on issues that are particular to any industry vertical. General-purpose solutions are unusual. One reason for this is because organizations are under pressure to show quick results. As a result, developers find it easier to adapt an existing system. The most straightforward approach begins
Microsoft’s acquisition of ReFirm Labs will allow device builders and customers to discover, protect and assess device risk at the firmware and network levels as well as patch devices via a cloud offering. Microsoft has purchased ReFirm Labs to enhance the software giant’s firmware analysis and security capabilities from servers to IoT. The Redmond, Wash.-based