Internet of Things privacy

Industrial Internet Consortium, OpenFog group officially merge

Two industry associations aimed at accelerating the Internet of Things are officially pooling their resources. The Industrial Internet Consortium, formed...

February 5th, 2019 Howard Solomon

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Patch new IoT devices fast, researchers warn, or they’ll be in a botnet

For some time threat actors who create Internet of Things-based botnets have been relying on brute force attacks to take...

December 12th, 2018 Howard Solomon

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Hashtag Trending – Spray-on antennae, Amazon minimum wage hike; Netflix’s next trick

A new technology makes spray-on antennae possible, Amazon is hiking its minimum wage in the U.S. and the U.K., and...

October 3rd, 2018 Brian Jackson

BlackBerry and Samsung team up on new IoT solutions

Former mobile device giant BlackBerry Ltd. is extending its partnership with present mobile device giant Samsung Electronics Ltd. on a...

June 27th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

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Build privacy controls into IoT devices now, report urges

Limiting the cyber security risks of Internet of Thing devices has long been a plea by experts. But a new report...

June 11th, 2018 Howard Solomon

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Regulate IoT devices for security, says BlackBerry CSO

Another senior tech industry official has joined the call for government regulation of Internet of Things devices. The call came...

May 14th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Swiss consumer electronics maker to embed BlackBerry security into IoT products thanks to new licensing deal

BlackBerry may have stopped manufacturing hardware products like mobile phones, but it’s far from taking a step back in the...

March 7th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Organizations lax on IoT security, says vendor report

The discovery that criminals or nation states are using Internet of Things devices -- network-attached printers, digital video cameras, industrial...

February 28th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Halton Region is the burgeoning tech market you’ve never heard of

Sandwiched between the powerhouse high-tech areas of Toronto and Kitchener-Waterloo is a region that, despite being often overlooked, offers a...

December 1st, 2017 Mandy Kovacs