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IoT and Blockchain: Components of a New Computing Stack

By Dick Weisinger

While business applications are moving to a centralized-computing paradigm with the cloud, IoT is moving in a different direction, one that focuses on decentralized edge computing. Decentralized IoT alone has issues related to security and data privacy when many devices

Disposable IoT: A world of Single-Use Devices

By Dick Weisinger

IoT isn’t only about connecting devices like smarphones and self-driving cars. The miniaturization of electronics and the shrinking cost to produce them will power the popularity of at least a portion of the growing Internet of Things (IoT) market. Low-cost

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