Topic: internet of things

Creating effective security with simulation technology

Sophisticated cyberattacks are proliferating globally. Today, with the expansion of the Internet of Things (IoT) and device connectivity, cyberattack targets extend  beyond defense and IT to critical infrastructure, aerospace, automotive, healthcare, heavy industry, transportation, and communications—virtually any segment in which there is digital information to steal or misuse,  or where there is potential for operational … continue reading

The Security Maturity Model Practitioner’s Guide to IoT

The Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) has announced the IoT Security Maturity Model (SMM): Practitioner’s Guide. The guide is designed to introduce the concepts and approach of SMM, as well as help organizations protect their connected systems. While the consortium notes there is no silver bullet for addressing security needs, the SMM intends to determine an … continue reading

Splunk predicts the future of IT Ops in 2019

Splunk believes the IT operations space is going to transform and evolve into new areas as we continue into 2019. The company has released a 2019 ebook on its predictions based off of customer insight and company resource. “We’re always at the cusp of the next big thing, moments away from the next technological change … continue reading

VMware announces improved cloud security and integrations at VMworld 2018

VMware is partnering with Amazon Web Services on the Amazon Relational Database Service on VMware. The companies made the announcement this week at the VMworld 2018 conference taking place in Las Vegas. The database is a new solution VMware says will bring easier management and migration of VMware, AWS or hybrid database running on VMware … continue reading

Microsoft adds new enhancements to Azure

Microsoft has announced new advancements to Azure at the GeekWire Cloud Tech Summit in Seattle today. The company released Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2, which is a scalable data lake solution for big data analytics. With this solution, all data can coexist in a single store without needing to be copied, allowing for greater speed … continue reading

Microsoft introduces Azure Sphere for secure, Internet-connected microcontroller powered devices

Microsoft announced the preview of Microsoft Azure Sphere at the RSA 2018 security conference this week in San Francisco this week. Microsoft Azure Sphere is a new tool designed for creating secure, Internet-connected microcontroller (MCU) powered devices. According to the company, a MCU is a tiny chip that acts as the brain of intelligent devices … continue reading

MapR Transforms Real-Time Streaming for Globally Distributed Operations and Analytics

MapR Technologies, Inc., a pioneer in delivering one platform for all data, across every cloud, today announced breakthrough capabilities for building powerful, real-time streaming and global IoT applications.  New enhancements to the MapR Converged Data Platform release 6.0.1 and MapR Expansion Pack 5.0, including Event Streams (MapR-ES), Apache Spark and Apache Drill release 1.13, support … continue reading

Zededa emerges from stealth with real-time edge computing vision

Zededa has emerged from stealth after closing $3.06 million in seed-stage funding. Zededa is a startup focused on powering real-time applications at the edge. The company plans to use the funding for continued research and product development, as well as investing in community open-source projects for edge computing. It will also invest more in sales … continue reading

F5 Networks announces IoT, 5G and NFV capabilities

F5 Networks has announced a number of new solutions designed to improve the ability of service providers to incorporate new technologies. The new solutions include the global launch of BIG-IP i15000 Series hardware and the device-aware IoT firewall. F5 plans to showcase these technologies at this week’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain. “Service providers … continue reading

Industrial IoT Platforms: Interoperability is key to leveraging a US$16 billion opportunity

In ABI Research’s recently released Smart Manufacturing Platform Assessment report, the firm describes drivers and inhibitors that platform providers and manufacturers need to be aware of as they implement Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) platforms. These findings include: Platform providers need to deepen, broaden and enhance their platforms’ capabilities to integrate emerging transformative technologies like … continue reading

Linux Foundation announces new project for high-availability cloud services on edge computing systems

The Linux Foundation has announced a new open source project called Akraino. The goal of Akraino is to build a software stack that supports high-availability cloud services that are optimized for edge computing systems. The Akraino community plans to release the project source code in the second quarter of 2018. As part of the announcement, … continue reading

MIT researchers bring neural networks to mobile devices with new chip

MIT researchers are developing new chips to overcome modern technology problems. The researchers revealed a new chip designed to perform public-key encryption for the Internet of Things as well as a chip designed to reduce the power consumption of neural networks. Public-key encryption or cryptography enables computers to share information securely without needing a secret … continue reading

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