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Cryptocurrency Malware: Cybercriminals Target IoT Devices for Illicit Mining

By Dick Weisinger

Increasingly malware is infecting computers and Internet of Things (IoT) devices for the purpose of mining cryptocurrencies.  IoT devices are particularly vulnerable because, unlike most PCs, they often lack any sort of built-in security to prevent malware.  Often too, IoT

Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT): Manufacturers Grow the Scope of their Deployed IoT Networks

By Dick Weisinger

Internet of Things is being widely and quickly adopted.  A recent survey by ON World found that more than one third of Industrial Internet of Things have more than 1000 nodes.  Roughly 12 percent of IIoT deployments have more than

Internet of Things (IoT) Security Spending: Revenues up as Worries about Security Abound

By Dick Weisinger

Spending globally on IoT security is expected to reach $1.5 billion this year as organization worry about the vulnerability of their IoT connected devices, an increase of 28 percent over 2017, says Gartner. The Garner report found that about one-fifth

Internet of Things: Chip Makers Expected to Benefit from Growth in IoT

By Dick Weisinger

The Internet of Things (IoT) is expected to generate $4 to $11 trillion in revenues globally in 2025, according to the McKinsey Global Institute.  The revenues will come from hardware, software, services and integration activities.  A major benefactor of this

Internet of Things: Manufacturers to use IoT to Power Digital Twins for Simulation of Remote Devices and Objects

By Dick Weisinger

The growing use of the Internet of Things is spurring development of a related technology, “Digital Twins.”  A digital twin a a digital or computer model of some real object. Industrial digital twins will be animated by thereal-time  incoming data