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IoT roundup: Outer space, the building is getting smart, and trucking

This IoT roundup covers a satellite-based IoT network, commercial real estate, and IoT on the road.

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DDoS explained: How distributed denial of service attacks are evolving

A distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack is when attackers attempt to make it impossible for a service to be delivered, typically by drowning a system with requests for data. They have been part of the criminal toolbox for twenty...

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IoT botnets target enterprise video conferencing systems

WootCloud researchers have discovered a trio of IoT botnets based on Mirai that exploit Polycom video conferencing systems. Polycom has issued an advisory and best practices for mitigating the risk.

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The 11 biggest issues IT faces today

From securing IoT to retraining IT talent to finding new revenue streams, CIOs have more than their share of concerns keeping them up at night.

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What is a man-in-the-middle attack? How MitM attacks work and how to prevent them

A man-in-the-middle (MitM) attack is when an attacker intercepts communications between two parties either to secretly eavesdrop or modify traffic traveling between the two. Detecting MitM attacks is difficult, but they are...

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Add cybersecurity to Doomsday Clock concerns, says Bulletin of Atomic Scientists

The Doomsday Clock, once a ritual feature of the Cold War, warns that cybersecurity issues like IoT and cyber-enabled information warfare endanger humanity.

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What is a digital twin? [And how it’s changing IoT, AI and more]

Digital twins are virtual replicas of physical devices that data scientists and IT pros can use to run simulations before actual devices are built and deployed. They are also changing how technologies such as IoT, AI and analytics are...

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What is IFTTT? How to use If This, Then That services

With 11 million users running more than a billion applets a month, IFTTT hopes to become a service that connects pretty much everything — though some users say it still has room for improvement.

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Cisco goes after industrial IoT

Cisco has rolled out a new family of Catalyst switches, software, developer tools and blueprints to meld IoT and industrial networking with intent-based networking and classic IT security, monitoring and application development...

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Linux Foundation backs a group to boost edge networking

A new group called LF Edge is pushing for an open unified framework that will promote plug-and-play interoperability, cloud provisioning, other streamlining to improve edge networks.

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How to secure your Nest camera from hackers

Enabling two-step authentication can prevent hackers from accessing your Nest cameras and sending you audio messages.

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IoT roundup: Security problems galore and a way to track urinary infections

A look at some IoT news including a survey that finds a lack of insight into threats to business internet of things d devices and a medical application to spot health problems in patients with dementia.

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Oracle Java Card updated for IoT applications

Java Card is a software technology providing isolation between secure hardware and software services

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Cisco targets mobile enterprise apps with geolocation technology

Cisco's cloud-based DNA Spaces includes Cisco’s Connected Mobile Experience (CMX) and enterprise geolocation technology purchased from July Systems.

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This Complete Arduino Starter Kit Is Just $52 Right Now (75% Off)

This kit includes an Arduino Uno board and four courses that’ll show you the basics of electronics design.

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IoT devices proliferate, from smart bulbs to industrial vibration sensors

The Internet of Things has spawned a broad range of sensors and monitors that make for smart home conveniences and also make businesses run more safely and cost-effectively.

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Anki Vector robot review: A magnetic personality covers a lack of smarts

Anki's Vector probably won't win you over as a traditional smart device, but its personality will melt your heart.

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Industrial IoT, fog-networking groups merge to gain influence

The Industrial Internet of Things Consortium and the OpenFog Consortium have wed to bring together the clout of member vendors Arm, Cisco, Dell, Intel, Juniper Microsoft, others.

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