Democracy for the Internet of Things

In the past I’ve written a number of times on the way that the IoT potentially changes the relationship between governments and their constituents – and a profound change that …

IoT-based DDoS attacks on the rise

Cybercriminal networks are increasingly taking advantage of lax Internet of Things device security to spread malware and create zombie networks, or botnets, unbeknownst to …

The explosive growth of the IoT security market

The IoT security market is estimated to grow from USD 7.90 billion in 2016 to USD 36.95 billion by 2021, at a CAGR of 36.1%, according to MarketsandMarkets. The major forces …

The IoT blame game

The first Friday the thirteenth of any year is officially “Blame Someone Else Day.” What a delightful thought – that all the failures, inconsistencies, and …

IoT and virtual reality: What’s next?

Smart doorbells, clever fridges, talking TVs, intelligent manufacturing, self-driving cars – all pretty cool. The IoT, in fact, is chock full of potentially very cool …

Reactions to the EU-US Privacy Shield

The European Commission and the United States have agreed on a new framework for transatlantic data flows: the EU-US Privacy Shield. Here are some of the comments Help Net …