Posts Tagged ‘internet of things’

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Jan 12, 2017
There are many discussions in recent events regarding the threat of vulnerable IoT devices. Part of the scare here is the ability of nefarious actors to unleash these devices in controlled botnets in strategic Denial of Service attacks. This is a very tangible threat that has manifested in a number of recent attacks including a massive DNS outage leveraged against DYN several weeks ago. The truth of the matter is that the threat from IoT and industrial devices is not really new, it just seems… Read More
Emil Sayegh
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Jul 5, 2016
In a number of ways, the “Internet of Things” is a perfect description for the phenomenon that it aims to describe. The wide spectrum of applications that this radical technology incorporates is vast and it is growing with every passing day. For some, the word “things” in IOT may sound like a bit of a lazy term, as though a better description wasn’t available, but the term is clearly filled with great merit and potential. Over time, many have seized the opportunity many to interpret,… Read More
Emil Sayegh
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Jun 29, 2016
A good strategy is the key to incorporating the challenges of growth and the evolution of technology. In IoT, shooting for the present state can and will wind up in a giant ‘bird’s nest’ of complexity and capacity issues, as IoT growth will be explosive. Fortunately, the solution for much of this is surprisingly simple and it lies in the choice of hosting IoT applications in the first place. IoT Growth Strategy Choosing a place for IoT and Big Data hosting can be confusing and… Read More