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Internet of Things: Drop in Sensor Costs Drive IoT as a new Mega-Trend

By Dick Weisinger

Global spending on the Internet of Things (IoT) is expected to reach $745 billion this year and to go beyond $1 trillion by 2022, according to IDC. Sensors alone had a market size of $9.6 billion in 2018 and are

IoT, Blockchain, and Security: Tamper-proofing Devices

By Dick Weisinger

Blockchain has been promoted as a possible solution to security of IoT devices. Security of IoT devices has been notoriously bad. It is difficult to remotely oversee devices to know if they have been compromised by hackers. Blockchain can be

IoT: Fast Growth too Focused on Features and not Security

By Dick Weisinger

IoT devices are rich in top technology features but poor in security. A recent survey from Ponemon and Shared Assessments found that: 84 percent of companies expect that IoT devices will cause their business to have a data breach. 26

Internet of Things: IoT Evolves by Converging with AI and Big Data

By Dick Weisinger

IoT is evolving and converging with Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, Analytics, Machine Learning and 5G technologies. IoT devices are getting smarter and getting better connected. The combination of IoT with AI and other emerging technologies is expected to create machines

IoT and Security: Poor Device Security Plagues IoT

By Dick Weisinger

Globally, by 2020 there will be 20 billion connected devices. The problem is that many of these devices have zero to little security. Deepen Desai, vice president of security research at Zscaler, wrote that “It’s mind-boggling that in 2019 companies