IT - IoT
21 Mar 2016
#50897
Internet Of Things: Platforms And Programs You Need To Know
Business 2 Community, March 21st, 2016

"IoT development projects are everywhere, and affordable, advanced technology is the driving force behind this fast-growing phenomenon. Smaller, more accessible hardware and the flexibility to use common programming languages make it easier than ever before to develop these embedded IoT systems. From hobbyists programming their own single-board computers to companies developing devices we can control from our mobile devices, the IoT is rapidly expanding..."
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24 Mar 2016
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Gartner Warns Of Approaching Apocalypse For IoT Data Management
SmartDataCollective, March 24th, 2016

"The unprecedented expansion of the Internet of Things (IoT) has led to a rapidly expanding amount of generated data. Industry experts are warning that at the current rate of growth, unstructured data will inevitably become an unmanageable tsunami. Data management overload is a near-certainty.

Citing a recent Gartner report, Enterprise Tech reports that the impact of IoT on enterprise infrastructure will be serious. The report says that 'due to a lack of information capabilities adapted for the IoT' an estimated 25% of attempts to use IoT data will have to be abandoned prior to successful deployment..."
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21 Mar 2016
#50895
Consumers Worried About Iot Security, Survey Finds
eWeek, March 21st, 2016

"A recent survey by mobile security technology vendor BullGuard highlighted not only how popular the Internet of things is becoming, but the security issues it raises.

The survey of more than 6,000 residents in the UK found a disconnect between the growing number of people interested in buying Internet of things (IoT) devices and their abilities to secure those devices. More than a quarter of respondents said they are planning to buy IoT devices in the next 12 months. However, 66 percent of them are concerned about attacks against their devices, and 57 percent are worried about privacy breaches..."
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25 Mar 2016
#50898
IoT 101 - Explained So Even My Grandmother Can Understand
Business 2 Community, March 25th, 2016

"IoT described so my grandmother can understand...

If you're reading this, then you probably already know IoT stands for The Internet of Things.

Even armed with this knowledge some basics can still be uncovered. The Internet of Things is also referred to as the Internet of Everything, but we'll address that later..."
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25 Mar 2016
#50899
Searching For A Path To IoT Security
CIO, March 25th, 2016

"We probably see 5-10 Internet of Things (IoT) security posts or news feeds every day. I read one last week that said that 'real IoT security is over 10 years away.' The article was an accounting of a panel discussion between experienced security experts so their analysis was a downer for someone like me who believes that the IoT has so much potential in everyday human endeavors. Panelist Eugen Kaspersky summarized the problem from the point of view of critical infrastructure security: 'I am waiting for any government to introduce a cyber‑resilience strategy.' But then he later adds 'Lawyers are late and regulators are late. Government regulators typically take 10 years to recognize a problem'..."
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