Smart lock company LockState closes $5.8M Series A to fast track sales & partnerships

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Three strategies CISOs should take to minimise IoT risks following Verkada

In early March, a Swiss hacktivist by the name of Tillie Kottman successfully exposed businesses, police departments, schools, jails and hospitals in one of the most widespread cyber attacks in modern history, says Chris Rouland, founder and CEO of Phosphorus. How did they do it? By hacking into nearly 150,000 Verkada security cameras set to their default security settings. Kottman took credit for the attack as an […]

It’s Time for Next-Generation IoT Testing Tools

Illustration: © IoT For All Over the past decade, Internet of Things (IoT) technology has fundamentally changed the ways many industries execute critical business processes. From advanced telemetry to building more interconnected machinery and smart business-critical processes, IoT has had a positive influence on operations. However, even with the widespread adoption of IoT-enabled devices,  the IoT industry needs to take […]

Siemens to acquire smart lighting control company Enlighted Inc. for an undisclosed sum

Siemens Building Technologies division announced it will acquire Enlighted Inc., a smart IoT building technology provider. The transaction is expected to close in Q3’18. Enlighted Inc.’s core element is an advanced lighting control application. It is based on a patented, software-defined smart sensor that collects and monitors real-time occupancy, light levels, temperatures and energy usage. The sensor can gauge temperature, […]

IoT scaling: How organisations can ensure their network stays resilient

The Internet of Things (IoT) market continues to show dynamic growth. Analyst, Transforma Insights recently forecast that the number of connected IoT devices worldwide is set to grow from US$7.6 billion (€6.39 billion) in 2019 to $24.1 billion (€20.26 billion) in 2030. So, IoT is growing fast, and all the indications are that it will continue to do so, says Alan Stewart-Brown, VP EMEA, Opengear. 5G, […]

February 2021 Guest Opinion Part 1: IT/OT Convergence – Planning to Prepare for the Future

February 17, 2021 Christopher Nichols, Director IT/OT Resiliency & Support, Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. IT/OT convergence is the integration of information technology (IT) systems with operational technology (OT) systems. IT systems are used for data-centric computing and OT systems are used to monitor events, processes and devices, and make adjustments in enterprise and industrial operations. In the past, it was not common […]

Smart Water Meter Management with IoT

Illustration: © IoT For All Background: The Business of Water  It was only a matter of time before IoT technology infiltrated water management. Humans have long been improving the process of collecting, sanitizing, distributing, and disposing of water in their communities. From brewing our morning coffee to washing our hands, we are lucky enough to have clean water readily available […]