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100,000 IoT Sensors Monitor a 1,400-Kilometer Canal in China

As an engineering feat, China’s massive South-to-North Water Diversion Project is a stunner. Three artificial canals, each more than 1000 kilometers long, are in various stages of completion and designed to reroute water from the country’s rainy south to its parched north. The massive internet-of-things (IoT) network that has been quietly overseeing the middle route…

Businesses not aware of IoT issues

Companies are increasingly turning to IoT deployment despite the security concerns that leave many implementations vulnerable to attack. Those are the findings of a new survey from Cradlepoint, which found that two out of five companies have serious concerns about security, even though 69% of those surveyed are already rolling out IoT. The findings are…

Call to ban sale of IoT toys with proven security flaws

Ahead of 2017’s present buying season, UK consumer rights group Which? has warned parents about the risks of giving connected toys to their children, and called for devices with known security and/or privacy risks to be banned from sale on kids safety grounds. Working with security researchers the group has spent the past 12 months…

Cisco Files Patent Application Around Blockchain, IoT Integration

October 21, 2017 12:43 AM Cisco has applied to patent an invention that it claims could enhance the efficiency of IoT networks. On October 19, the technology conglomerate Cisco filed US patent application 20170302663, an invention that it terms, “Block Chain Based IoT [Internet of Things] Device Identity Verification and Anomaly Detection.” The concept has…

Companies need to wise up about IoT

So you want to be an all-connected company? Well, you can join millions of others around the world. As we reported earlier this week, a Zebra survey found that European companies are proceeding apace with IoT deployement  - but the speed of the deployment is masking some serious concerns. The Zebra survey found that there…

Serious concerns raised over IoT security

Governments aren’t doing enough to protect IoT devices. That’s the view of consumers and businesses alike, concerned about the security threats that could hit connected devices. According to a survey from Gemalto, 96% of worldwide organizations and 90% of consumers believe that governments should be doing more to regulate the growing IoT arena. The big,…

Congressman proposes certifying IoT devices for cybersecurity

“Who’s a good fridge? You are!”Image: David Becker/Getty Images By Jack Morse2017-10-27 20:09:07 UTC While at one time the very thought appeared to vow the potential for a digitally linked utopia, lately the Internet of Things is usually notable for concurrently being each a punchline and a threat to the very core of the web. […]

Creating Connected Projects using Internet of Things

The Internet of Things is taking up the world round us, making it extra vital than ever for college students and educators to grasp the way it works and the various potentialities supplied by way of linked tasks. DISCLAIMER: No copyright infringement is meant nor implied. To focus on this disclaimer or the removing of […]