Tag Archives: IoT

Booz Allen’s Angela Messer: Connectivity, New Threats Come With Internet of Things

Booz Allen Hamilton, ISC, Cyber 360 Solutions and NRI Secure Technologies have jointly unveiled the findings of a study that examined concerns about technology sprawl among security professionals as the threat landscape expands. Frost & Sullivan conducted the seventh global information security workforce study between October and December 2014 to gauge …

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MarketsandMarkets Forecasts IoT, M2M Comms Market to Reach $947B in 2019

MarketsandMarkets has forecast an Internet of Things and machine-to-machine communications market that will grow into a $947.29 billion industry by 2019. The projection represents a 29.9 percent compound annual growth rate from $255.87 billion in 2014, the market analyst said Monday. The report, which highlights market trends, drivers, opportunities, restraints, future growth potential and revenue forecasts …

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Gartner’s Jim Tully: Gov’t to Key on Smart Street, Area Lighting for ‘Internet of Things’

Gartner has predicted the number of connected devices to reach 25 billion by 2020, a nearly five-fold increase from the 4.9 billion projected for 2015. Gartner said Tuesday the automotive sector will see a 96-percent growth of connected things in 2015 and that consumer applications will drive the expansion of Internet of Things. The …

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Intelligent Decisions to Offer Agencies Infinite Skyz’s Federal Vehicle Mgmt Tech

Intelligent Decisions and Infinite Skyz have teamed up to incorporate Internet of Things components into the federal government’s fleet vehicles. Intelligent Decisions will serve as an exclusive federal reseller of Infinite Skyz’s products to the federal government such as the SkyzMatic vehicle connectivity system, Intelligent Decisions said Monday. “To assist those agencies that rely on large fleets …

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KCG’s Scott Ackerman: Organizations Look to Intell-Driven Mobile Security Approach

Scott Ackerman, vice president of civilian programs and technology partnerships at Knowledge Consulting Group, says organizations are adopting an intelligence-driven approach to the security of devices amid the rise of Internet of Things. Ackerman wrote Friday that IoT is causing enterprises to expand the scope of security in a growing ecosystem of “mobile devices …

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ViON’s Richard Breakiron: Secured Downloads, Authentication Key to IoT Security

Richard Breakiron,ViON‘s senior director of cyber solutions, has recommended steps he believes can help secure the Internet of Things from what he calls potential vulnerabilities in devices. Breakiron wrote in a GCN op-ed published Thursday that potential flaws in IoT devices during the design and development phase could lead to national security …

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GE, Verizon Partner on Industrial Internet Expansion Plan; Bill Ruh, Mark Bartolomeo Comment

General Electric and Verizon have partnered to develop an integrated wireless communications system in an effort to expand the scope of industrial Internet. GE will connect its machines and devices to Verizon’s machine-to-machine connectivity and cloud platforms under the partnership, the companies said Thursday. “We look forward to using the power of our network and …

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