Tag: IoT

Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Are you being tracked through a Bluetooth security vulnerability?

August 16, 2019

Via: CSO

Research published this month by a team from Boston University has revealed a number of flaws in the way that Bluetooth Low Energy functionality is implemented on a wide range of consumer devices. These devices – including both Apple and […]


IoT-enabled shipping containers sail the high seas improving global supply chains.

August 15, 2019

Via: Networkworld Software

Global trade flows through shipping containers. Manufacturers depend on them to get raw materials in time and to ship finished products to market. IoT is being applied to monitor containers and make sure that their contents aren’t damaged or stolen. […]


How will 5G, IoT and small cells support the enterprise?

August 7, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

As early 5G deployments begin amid expectations that the next generation of wireless technology will be enterprise-led, Small Cell Forum has been exploring the intersection of 5G, small cell infrastructure and the internet of things. “It is widely accepted in […]

Hardware, Monitoring&Analysis, Security

IoT roundup: Connected cows, food safety sensors and tracking rent-a-bikes

July 30, 2019

Via: Networkworld Software

While the public image of agriculture remains a bit antiquated, the industry is actually an increasingly sophisticated one, and farmers have been particularly enthusiastic in their embrace of IoT. Everything from GPS-guided precision for planting, watering and harvesting to remote […]

Hardware, Monitoring&Analysis, Security, Wireless

Keeping the city of New Orleans safe with Cisco IoT

July 30, 2019

Via: Cisco Blog

While the Big Easy has long been famous for letting the good times roll, New Orleans is increasingly recognized for good times AND less crime. In fact, since the 2017 launch of its Real-Time Crime Center (RTCC), the City has […]

Monitoring&Analysis, Security, Wireless

Report: Smart-city IoT isn’t smart enough yet

July 26, 2019

Via: Networkworld Software

Security arrangements for smart-city IoT technology around the world are in an alarming state of disrepair, according to a report from Forrester Research that argues serious changes are needed in order to avoid widespread compromises. Much of what’s wrong has […]

Monitoring, Monitoring&Analysis

IoT’s role in expanding drone use

July 25, 2019

Via: Networkworld Software

As faithful readers of TechWatch (love you, Mom) may know, the rollout of many companies’ ambitious drone delivery services has not gone as quickly as promised. Despite recent signs of progress in Australia and the United States—not to mention clever […]

Monitoring&Analysis, Security, Wireless

When it comes to the IoT, Wi-Fi has the best security

July 24, 2019

Via: Networkworld Security

When it comes to connecting internet of things (IoT) devices, there is a wide variety of networks to choose from, each with its own set of capabilities, advantages and disadvantages, and ideal use cases. Good ol’ Wi-Fi is often seen […]


Smart cities offer window into the evolution of enterprise IoT technology

July 18, 2019

Via: Networkworld Software

Powering smart cities is one of the most ambitious use cases for the internet of things (IoT), combining a wide variety of IoT technologies to create coherent systems that span not just individual buildings or campuses but entire metropolises. As […]


Critical Network Infrastructure in IoT Industries

July 17, 2019

Via: Cisco Blog

The Internet of Things and the way in which different industries are transforming their business is having a direct impact on the type of networking infrastructure they now require. Digitization, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Automation are now the main […]