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Archive October 2019

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Cyber security must go hand in hand with clinical safety

Whereas the IoT can solve many problems, it also brings with it its own problems, and a good example of that is in the medical world, especially when it comes to security.

This was brought to mind this month when I attended Digi Health UK, a conference in Manchester looking at how the health providers are handling the move to digital technologies.

Vodafone Business aims to harness the power of IoT innovation in the US

What impact will 5G have on IoT innovation? How will it create new ways of working in an increasingly technology driven world?

These are just some of the questions I’ll be discussing with my Vodafone Business colleagues in Los Angles this week at Mobile World Congress.

About the Industrial IoT: Definition, Use Cases and Application Examples

What is the Industrial IoT, or IIoT? The Industrial Internet of Things is the use of connected smart devices in industrial applications for purposes such as automation, remote monitoring and predictive maintenance. The IIoT is a more robust version of the Internet of Things, or IoT which is the realm of connected devices in commercial and consumer applications. In Industrial IoT use cases, smart devices may be deployed in construction vehicles, supply chain robotics, solar and wind power, agricultural sensor systems, smart irrigation, and more. These IIoT applications tend to have one thing in common: they are are deployed in challenging environments.

Helping companies navigate the IoT security maze

Security has become one of the biggest headaches for both developers of IoT devices and providers of IoT services. Hardly a day goes by without another announcement of the latest way to protect expanding networks, a problem that increases due to a lack of global standardisation.

Is Security Your Biggest IoT Concern? You’re Not Alone

47% of IoT industry leaders say they are very concerned about the security of their IoT devices, with 22% listing themselves as extremely concerned.

 

They should be. Subex, a leading software and security solutions provider, registered over three million attacks a day on average across their network of individual honeypots. According to a report from IBM, the average cost of a data breach for organizations is $3.92 million.