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Google could be getting serious about IoT with release of Android Things

Android Things 1.0, Google's connected-device framework, could boost IoT security by assuring critical updates while providing a unified software option for developers of constrained devices.

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OSISoft: old-school process-control company on IoT cutting edge

From beer to boxes, an unheralded name in IoT technology has quietly leveraged its expertise in process monitoring and management to compete in a world dominated by Google and IBM, as well as high-profile operational tech firms like...

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Spring 2018: Secrets of highly innovative CIOs

Forward-looking CIOs are not only modernizing legacy systems, but redefining how IT works. Here’s a look at how to shift from being an IT order-taker to a next-gen technology leader.

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The biggest AI startup deals of 2018

Total investments in U.S. venture-backed artificial intelligence companies topped $1.9 billion in the first quarter of 2018, the highest ever. Here's where the money went.

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Confused about mobile platforms? You’re not alone. Here’s clarity.

Finally: Here are answers to the questions everyone suddenly has about mobile and IoT platforms.

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10 tips to minimize IoT security vulnerabilities

Online Trust Alliance spells out best practices for testing, purchasing, networking and updating IoT devices to make them and the enterprise more secure.

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Wireless charging over distance just got a boost

Companies developing wireless charging that can be projected up to several meters away have partnered with electronics industry stalwarts, paving the way for actual product shipments this year.

Understanding Virtual Private Networks [and why VPNs are important to SD-WAN]

VPNs can create secure remote-access and site-to-site connections inexpensively, are a stepping stone to software-defined WANs, and are proving useful in IoT.

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Splunk debuts IIoT product for in-depth analytics

Splunk, known as a provider of log analysis and infrastructure management tools centered around an expertise with big data analytics, attempts to stake a claim in the fast-growing Industrial IoT sector.

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Where will Microsoft spend $5B on IoT?

Microsoft says it will spend $5B over 4 years on IoT - perhaps on products, infrastructure or acquiring IoT vendors - but it's not clear yet where the money will go.

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Aruba CTO says IoT is great fun to work on

Not everybody in business IT seems like they’re having a great time at their job, but Aruba CTO Partha Narasimhan is an exception. He sat down with Network World at the company’s 2018 Atmosphere conference in Las Vegas to talk IoT,...

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Malicious IoT hackers have a new enemy

A robot called HoneyBot, designed by researchers at Georgia Tech’s School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, can fool bad actors into believing they have compromised an IoT device and send alerts of the attack to hasten defensive...

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Don’t rush to deploy 5G if you want IoT security, agency warns

Flaws in 2G, 3G and 4G networks could be repeated in 5G, says EU IT security agency

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Aruba co-founder: We want to live on the edge

Tech companies of every stripe are staking their claim to the IoT, and networking vendors like Aruba are no exception. But to hear co-founder and president Keerti Melkote tell it, his company’s pitch might have a little more heat on...

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IoT could help at-risk seniors

A chain of Ontario-based retirement homes is looking to add sensor bracelets to its Aruba Wi-Fi networks, internet of things devices that will track whether residents are starting to wander away from the facilities so staff can...

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Penn State secures building automation, IoT traffic with microsegmentation

Penn State chose microsegmentation technology from Tempered Networks to isolate and cloak traffic from its smart building systems, which rely on the BACnet communications protocol to share data related to HVAC, lighting, access...

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IoT security spending to spike above $1.5 billion in the next year

The market for IoT security products is set to grow sharply, as the general IoT market becomes ever more ubiquitous, according to a report released this month by Gartner Research.

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Cisco, Verizon take Information-Centric Networking for a real-world spin

A recent demonstration by Cisco and Verizon showed that ICN could hold benefits for 5G networking, gathering IoT data and boosting security.

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What would a regulated-IoT world look like?

The wildfire growth of IoT is arguably the most important trend happening in technology today, but the ease with which bad actors can exploit its manifold security vulnerabilities has been demonstrated many times in just the past...

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8 questions to ask about your industrial control systems security

Do you have a real cybersecurity-focused ICS strategy in place, or are you force-fitting IT security policies on your industrial control systems?

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