NEW YORK, Jan. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Report DetailsThe latest report from business intelligence provider visiongain offers comprehensive analysis of the global Internet of Things market. Visiongain assesses that this market will generate revenues of $1,128 billion in 2017...
A new study shows Americans really dig Internet of Things (IoT) technology, with nearly two-thirds owning at least one IoT devices, according to a recent research report commissioned by the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB). The study found that 62% of U.S. consumers own at least one IoT gizmo. T...
Over the last few months, the cybersecurity industry has been observing some very interesting trends, including an uptick in distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks with unprecedented rates of associated traffic. The recent spate of DDoS attacks are not taking advantage of amplification techniq...
What do you see as the major security threats in the coming 5-10 yrs as PC sales have declined and mobile nodes or IOT devices will explode? originally appeared on Quora – the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. Ans...
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Those of you who frequent the darkweb should be familiar with VPN (Virtual Private Network) services and have done some research to find a trustworthy provider. For readers who are just starting to explore the darker catacombs of the Internet a VPN is a mandatory tool for online anonymity. But not a...
The Internet of Things and big data technologies have progressed enormously in 2016 – and 2017 is set to be a year when more enterprise use cases come to fruition 1. Rise of the Internet of Things architect The IoT architect role will eclipse the data scientist as the most valuable unicorn for HR ...
The Internet of Things is projected to grow to as much as 20-30 billion connected devices by2020. The amount of data being created and subsequently sent to the cloud is th1erefore set to increase exponentially as a new set of devices achieves connectivity. Storage and computing power increases acco...
Using the IoT to target DNS The original designers of DNS built the system to be simple, scalable, and resilient. Security, however, wasn’t top of mind in the Internet’s early days before the Web, when the network was largely an academic and military tool. At its most basic, DNS resolves domain ...
A series of distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks powered by the malware botnet Mirai on October 21, 2016 disabled Dyn, the domain name system provider for hundreds of major websites, including Netflix, Twitter, and PayPal. The malware infected and spread through systems with the help of...
The Internet of Things (IoT) is great—if you want each of your devices to exist in its own connected-but-siloed world. What do I mean? Your Nest thermostat is undeniably smart when it comes to heating and cooling your home. And your Amazon Echo conveniently recites the weather report at the moment...
The consumer sector is estimated to see more than 4 billion connected things in 2016, turning regular households into “smart” homes. However, most of these internet-facing smart devices use various way of communicating making them vulnerable to potential privacy of data risks and security attack...
If history is any guide, security will be ignored with the Internet of Things (IoT) until it is too late. As the world rushes headlong to adding smart functionality to more and more items -- everything from door locks, to cars, to smart city programs -- what are the security implications o...
  The finals of the Cyber Grand Challenge, in which contestants had to create automated digital defense systems that could identify and fix software vulnerabilities on their own, were held in August in Las Vegas.CreditBrandon Magnus for The New York Times The vision of the so-called internet of...
I was talking with my good friend Sheryl Sleeva last week and discussing that there will be a day in the not so distant future where your refrigerator will re-order food for you automatically. Out of Honest Tea and So Delicious dairy free ice cream? No worries, it arrives in less than three hours. A...
Internet of Things (IoT) botnet "Mirai" is the shape of things to come and future assaults could be even more severe, a leading security research firm warns. Mirai powered the largest ever DDoS attack ever, spawning a 620Gbps DDoS against KrebsOnSecurity. Source code for the malware was released on ...
At the end of the recently-opened Expo Line in Los Angeles — and you’ll want to take that snazzy light rail, because the I-10 freeway running between downtown and the coast is one of the 10 most-congested roadways in the world — you’re in Santa Monica, California. You...
Thingmonk “In education technology one thing I’d love to see is … making sure every coding club in this country offers hardware as a topic,” said Alexandra Deschamps-Sonsino, giving the opening talk at yesterday’s Thingmonk Internet of Things conference in London’s Old Street distri...
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Technological advances continue to change the way we do business, opening doors to new possibilities and shaping the worldwide economy. But alongside the silver lining of quicker and easier working methods for companies has come an ominous cloud of threats from cyber criminals prepared to exploit ev...
The surge of connected devices and the Internet of things will bring electricity to every corner of the world. This presents electric utilities a key opportunity to carve out a new identity, if they move quickly.  We’ve entered a time when energy is needed everywhere – c...
These and many other excellent insights are from Dresner Advisory Services’ 2016 The Internet of Things and Business Intelligence Market Study published last month. What makes this study noteworthy is the depth of analysis and insights the Dresner analyst team delivers regarding the intersection...
A new method for searching the web is needed to allow IoT devices to independently and securely discover other “things” in the connected world of the future. We are all intimately familiar with the experience of “googling” a keyword(s) on a Web browser search engine to find related websites....
The Internet of Shit is a column about all the shitty things we try to connect to the internet, and what can be done about it. It’s from the anonymous creator of the Internet of Shit Twitter account.If you pay any attention at all to technology news right now, you might be led to believe that "sma...
The “Internet of Things” is here and has more data on you than you may know. The significant cultural and technological shift of this deep embedment into our lives, bodies, homes and almost everything else we touch has allowed for efficiency, flexibility and convenience with our day-to-day lives...
The Lower Colorado River Authority’s chief administrative officer urges enterprises to balance the risks of using the internet of things with the benefits connected devices can bring.Security concerns should hasten, rather than hinder, the adoption of internet of things (IoT) technologies, as the ...
While most businesses are focusing their efforts to capitalize on the Internet of Things in areas that will generate immediate cost-savings and operating efficiencies, a number of IoT pioneers already are leveraging a new generation of connected products to fundamentally change their business models...
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