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Monitoring&Analysis, Security

New DDoS botnet targets ARC-based IoT devices

January 15, 2018

Via: CSO

Well, this is bad…very bad. Mirai malware and its many variants which have targeted CPU architectures in the past, is now targeting the second most popular type of CPU core – ARC processors. Meet Mirai Okiru, the Mirai variant targeting […]


Hardware

What to do about internet-connected toys?

January 4, 2018

Via: CSO

This holiday season, the Internet of Toys brings a new twist to the world of technology and children. While the connectivity and “intelligence” of these new and exciting interactive toys are amazing, they are also their greatest weakness. It’s important to be […]


Wireless

5G will embolden IoT, but LTE supports variety of use cases

September 1, 2017

Via: RCR Wireless News

Many industry watchers, including me, have referred to massive-scale internet of things (IoT) as the killer app for forthcoming 5G mobile networks. But that doesn’t mean advanced internet of things use cases including drone-based services won’t be viable until 5G […]


Wireless

Private LTE networks create new opportunities for industrial IoT

August 31, 2017

Via: RCR Wireless News

With the recent confluence of new spectrum sharing innovations and the genesis of “Industry 4.0”—the digital transformation of industrial processes and the fourth industrial revolution—the potential for private IoT networks is substantial. New technologies, such as MulteFire and LTE-based CBRS, […]


Analysis, Monitoring&Analysis

Top 5 IoT manufacturing use cases

August 28, 2017

Via: RCR Wireless News

The industrial “internet of things” is reshaping a variety of vertical industries as companies around the globe harness technology to increase efficiencies and cut costs. Manufacturing is one of those verticals; here’s an overview of five IoT manufacturing use cases. […]


Featured, Software

Is SD-WAN more powerful for enterprise networking?

July 9, 2017

Via: Andy Melman

Remember software-defined networking? In fact, software-defined anything, out of the ever growing range of tech features that slowly move towards virtualization, beginning with this step. SD-WAN is in the spotlight this time, as software-defined networking in wide-area networks is the […]


Analysis, Monitoring&Analysis

The Internet is Closer to Home Than You Think

June 13, 2017

Via: Cisco Blog

The Internet is global in spirit. But the traffic associated with it is increasingly local in nature, as we found in our recent VNI study. Consider a typical Internet user in North America. Today, over a third (35%) of the […]


Analysis, Monitoring&Analysis, Security

IoT security: will today’s methods work?

June 8, 2017

Via: RCR Wireless News

Researchers from the University of Michigan and Stony Brook University have published a paper calling for new security mechanisms for the internet of things. The authors say that some security challenges presented by the IoT can be solved using traditional […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

The Internet of Vulnerable Things

June 7, 2017

Via: Cisco Blog

Technological progress is resulting in computing systems that are smaller, cheaper and consuming less power. These micro-computing systems are able to be integrated into everyday objects; when coupled with ubiquitous wireless connectivity these devices form the “Internet of Things”. The […]


Analysis, Monitoring&Analysis

Advances in IIoT Made Possible by Innovations in 5G, Virtualization and the Cloud

June 1, 2017

Via: RCR Wireless News

Innovations in 5G, virtualization and cloud technologies will make new applications and services possible in both personal and industrial IoT in the next several years. The evolution of the RAN and the packet core in 5G will benefit from pervasive […]