Smarter IoT

New technology announcements portend a smarter IoT

The Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem is about to get smarter. Leading technology vendors have recently announced new products and integrations intended to push greater intelligence to the edge, derive deeper insights through analytics, and heighten security.

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Middle Ages

The Internet of Things is sending us back to the Middle Ages?

Internet-enabled devices (Internet of Things) are so common, and so vulnerable, that hackers recently broke into a casino through its fish tank. The tank had internet-connected sensors measuring its temperature and cleanliness. The hackers got into the fish tank’s sensors and then to the computer used to control them, and from there to other parts […]

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Azure Sphere

Microsoft introduces Azure Sphere to enable highly secured IoT devices

At RSA conference on April 16, 2018, Microsoft announced the new Azure Sphere, a new security platform that enables highly secured, connected MCU devices on the intelligent edge. MCU devices are a new class of internet connected devices that rely on a small chip called a microcontroller unit (MCU).

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IoT Attacks

IoT attacks are getting worse and no one’s listening

The IoT sector is expected to grow to 20.4 billion devices by 2020, and businesses are expected to spend $134 billion annually by 2022 just on cybersecurity for IoT devices, according to Juniper Research. That’s a lot of potential security hazards.

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