- IoT News Roundup
Google unwraps new beacon format; CentraLite using Kickstarter to crowdfund IoT platform; Vodafone releases 2015 M2M Barometer report; Gemalto, China Telecom partnering on connected car technology.
- Six Questions for IoT Security Expert Dan Lohrmann
Whether you're instrumenting your factory with sensor networks or designing a consumer product that leverages Internet of Things technology, Security Mentor's chief security officer says you need to set your security strategy early.
- IOT News Roundup
Cisco introduces its IoT System; Ernst & Young gains IoT analytics know-how; GreenPeak unveils chip that supports ZigBee and Thread protocols; Icontrol, mnubo to partner on smart home analytics; Z-Wave Alliance grows member base.
- Booz Allen IoT Prototypes Signal Move Toward Health-Care, Emergency-Response Products
The consultancy is developing a platform to improve data security at hospitals, as well as a safety system for first-responders.
- Checkpoint Offers RTLS Solution for High-Value Retail Goods
The company's ZigBee-based system, known as 3Si, is designed to track the movements and locations of merchandise in stores, in order to prevent shrinkage, as well as better understand shopper activity and product replenishment needs.
- How Texas Instruments and IBM Plan to Secure IoT Devices
Security is one of the biggest threats to the Internet of Things, and it should be designed into IoT devices starting at the beginning of their lifecycles. TI's Avner Goren explains why and how his company and IBM are pursuing a role in that process, by collaborating to build a framework for authenticating IoT devices.
- New NFC Security Feature Tightens Controls on Tag Data
The NFC Forum expects that a new standard that certifies data being written to Near Field Communication tags will make more companies interested in integrating NFC technology into products and services.
- IOT News Roundup
Cisco drives connected car infrastructure forward; Snowden reveals major SIM security breach; FAA unveils proposed regulations for commercial drone use; Bosch to acquire IoT middleware company ProSyst; Sony opens pre-orders for its smart glasses.
- Senate Holds IoT Hearing
The Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation met to discuss how the U.S. Congress can foster the development and proliferation of IoT technologies in a way that neither harms consumer privacy nor stifles innovation.
- A Closer Look at the FTC's IoT Security Recommendations
We asked a security expert to evaluate the Federal Trade Commission's security guidance for consumer-facing IoT products.
- Federal Trade Commission Issues Report on the IoT, Privacy and Security
Comprising mostly findings from a November 2013 FTC workshop, the report makes a number of recommendations regarding best practices for data security, but does not call for specific legislation to regulate consumer-facing IoT products.
- Bags Pack Extra Security Via NFC Tag
The Alert Mobile Security solution uses RFID and a smartphone app that enables law-enforcement agencies, laboratories and other potential users to verify the chain of custody and authenticity of items sealed inside bags.
- When the IoT Meets the Bank Vault
Using middleware developed for IoT applications, Diebold's SecureStat merges many security systems into a single IT dashboard.
- For Mining, Construction Firms, Flying Robots Keep Projects on Track
Companies in the extractive industries—including Rio Tinto—and in building construction are using aerial imaging to keep projects running smoothly and safely. We spoke with drone services provider SkyCatch about the top use cases end users are chasing.
- IoT News Roundup
Senators want U.S. Senate Commerce Committee to discuss the IoT industry; Enlighted plugs into Philips LED lighting; Survey shows small- to medium-sized businesses are eyeing the IoT.