IT - IoT
6 Sep 2017
#66128
A Practical Approach to Fixing Internet of Things Vulnerabilities
ITProPortal, September 6th, 2017

"The Mirai botnet drew the world's attention to the high number of vulnerabilities that exist within IoT devices.

When the Mirai malware struck last summer it seemed to vindicate the predictions of those who warned us of our increasingly connected future.

Mirai uses a tactic as old as the Internet itself - the tried and test DDoS attack - but via a new vector: the ever-increasing network of connected devices that make up the Internet of Things. Cue many lurid headlines about mankind heading blithely towards disaster, brought down by our too-trusting relationship with the machines..."
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6 Sep 2017
#66138
Workplace IoT Puts Companies on Notice for Smarter Security
Dark Reading, September 6th, 2017

"Blacklisting every 'thing' in sight and banning connections to the corporate network may sound tempting, but it's not a realistic strategy.

The security threats posed by the proliferation of Internet of Things (IoT) devices are top of mind for security practitioners, and with good reason..."
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8 Sep 2017
#66166
How Will the Internet of Things Impact Mobile Application Development
ITProPortal, September 8th, 2017

"As the IoT continue evolving, the concept of smart homes would flourish. In this environment, mobile devices function as the main interface through which we could interact with IoT-enabled devices...

Today, we are in the world wherein mobile apps have dominated the market. A mobile app development software and mobile apps functions more like a bridge for forward-thinking organisations trying to create smarter devices that could boost each and every aspect of people's lives..."
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8 Sep 2017
#66174
Dealing with the IoT Means Dealing with Change
IT Business Edge, September 8th, 2017

"The deluge of data that the Internet of Things (IoT) will generate will have far-reaching effects on how organizations operate. The good news is that two recent surveys suggest that this reality is understood.

451 Research released survey results that found that companies are reacting proactively to the great changes that are occurring as the new platform wends its way into the enterprise. The firm found that during the next year, 32.4 percent of 364 participating organizations surveyed plan increases in storage capacity, 30.2 percent in network edge equipment, 29.4 percent in server infrastructure, and 27.2 percent in off-premises cloud infrastructure..."
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