Tag Archives: IoT

IBM, ARM Integrate Internet of Things Platform, ARM Mbed Devices

IBM and ARM have partnered to offer an expanded IBM Internet of Things Foundation platform linked with ARM mbed-enabled devices to support data analytics functions. IBM said Thursday the integrated offering seeks to facilitate the collection and analysis of large device data volumes and subsequent decisions from the analysis. “IoT is now at an inflection …

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Symantec Unveils 3 Internet of Things Cyber Defense Partnerships; Gil Reiter Comments

Symantec has teamed up with several companies in an effort to boost the adoption of new platforms designed to protect Internet of Things-based devices from cyber threats. Automated teller machine manufacturer Wincor Nixdorf will implement Symantec’s Embedded Critical Systems Protection tool that works to safeguard Internet-connected devices from zero-day attacks, Symantec said Tuesday. …

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BlackBerry Joins National Cyber Security Alliance; Edward Hearst, Michael Kaiser Comment

BlackBerry has joined the National Cyber Security Alliance, a nonprofit organization that collaborates with the Department of Homeland Security, corporate sponsors and nonprofit representatives to promote digital privacy and raise awareness on cybersecurity. Edward Hearst, vice president of U.S. government business development at BlackBerry, will represent the company on the NCSA …

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Dell, Innovation Institute Enter Health IT Development Partnership; Sid Nair Comments

The Innovation Institute has tapped Dell to become a founding partner of its California-based Innovation Lab to help develop health information technology platforms. Dell said Tuesday the Innovation Institute acts as an incubator for healthcare companies and evaluates, develops and commercialize medical tools and services through its Innovation Lab. The company will …

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Iron Bow’s Ray Harris: CIOs Consider Operational Factors in IT Systems Procurement for ‘Internet of Things’

Ray Harris, chief information officer at Iron Bow Technologies, has said that most corporate CIOs focus on the operational aspect when purchasing and managing information technology systems in an effort to leverage the Internet of Things. Harris advised CIOs to conduct pilot testing of IoT-based projects to determine their capabilities before …

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Dima Tokar, Jason Hart: Network Isolation Key in Cyber Defense for Smart Cities

Two information technology security executives believe that computer networks used to create and run smart cities are vulnerable to hacking, Cisco’s The Network reported Wednesday. Jason Deign writes that smart cities’ susceptibility to security threats can be associated with the lack of a single authority to monitor and implement cybersecurity …

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McKinsey: Internet of Things-Based Systems to Spur $11T Economic Impact By 2025

A new McKinsey & Co. report projects the total economic impact of Internet-connected devices to fall somewhere between $3.9 trillion and $11.1 trillion by 2025. The June 2015 report said technological innovations, investments in talent and adoption of new business models are the trends that will drive the potential of Internet of Things-based platforms. …

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Frost & Sullivan: Urbanization, Global Connectivity to Drive ‘Internet of Things,’ Cloud Adoption in Smart Buildings

A new Frost & Sullivan analysis says that worldwide connectivity, urbanization and digital convergence of information technology systems are likely to spur the demand for Internet of Things and cloud-based platforms in smart buildings. Anirudh Bhaskaran, energy and environmental research analyst at Frost & Sullivan, said Tuesday data generated by …

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TCS-Symantec Team to Build Anti-Financial Fraud Tool; Keith Bhatia Comments

TeleCommunication Systems and Symantec have partnered to develop a technology for commercial enterprises to identify and prevent financial fraud, unauthorized account access and other illicit activities online. TCS said Monday it will integrate its Trusted Location platform with Symantec’s Mobility Risk Detection system to create a combined tool designed to determine if a mobile …

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Matthew Burrell: Internet of Things Could Transform Govt Operational Processes

Some information technology industry leaders believe more government agencies are poised to adopt connected systems that have the potential to remake their operations, FCW reported Monday. Zach Noble writes Matthew Burrell, a spokesperson for the U.S. General Services Administration, said it is crucial for agencies to prepare workers for Internet of …

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