Industry-leading Cybersecurity and IoT Experts Form IoT Cybersecurity Alliance

IoT Cybersecurity Alliance

Industry-leading Cybersecurity and IoT Experts Form IoT Cybersecurity Alliance

AT&T*, IBM, Nokia, Palo Alto Networks, Symantec and Trustonic are joining forces to innovate in the security space. They’ll use their combined expertise to help tackle today’s top Internet of Things (IoT) security challenges.

This IoT Cybersecurity Alliance combines industry-leading security providers and IoT experts. The group will research and raise awareness of ways to better secure the IoT ecosystem.

As the number and kinds of connected devices multiply, so have the security risks. In the past 3 years, AT&T has seen a 3,198% increase in attackers scanning for vulnerabilities in IoT devices. Continue reading “Industry-leading Cybersecurity and IoT Experts Form IoT Cybersecurity Alliance”

“Pragmatic IoT – and how to capture some low hanging fruit” – Presented by Russ McKay, IBM

Russ will explain in simple terms the kinds of sensors required in various use cases, how to capture data from these devices into an enterprise system using message brokering technology, and how to derive insights from the recovered data. He will then demonstrate some live cases – both at the enterprise level and using local sensors.

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IBM Acquires The Weather Company’s Product and Technology Businesses, Extends Power of Watson to IoT

IBM Senior Vice President Bob Picciano (left) joins The Weather Company Chairman & CEO David Kenny (right) at the IBM Insight Conference in Las Vegas.  IBM has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire The Weather Company’s B2B, mobile and cloud-based web properties, including WSI, weather.com, Weather Underground and The Weather Company brand.. The planned acquisition would bring together IBM’s powerful cognitive and analytics platform and The Weather Company’s dynamic cloud data platform, which powers the fourth most-used mobile app daily in the United States and handles 26 billion inquiries to its cloud-based services each day. Continue reading “IBM Acquires The Weather Company’s Product and Technology Businesses, Extends Power of Watson to IoT”

Industrial Internet Consortium formed by AT&T, Cisco, GE, IBM and Intel

The Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) is an open membership group focused on breaking down the barriers of technology silos to support better access to big data with improved integration of the physical and digital worlds. The consortium will enable organizations to more easily connect and optimize assets, operations and data to drive agility and to unlock business value across all industrial sectors. Continue reading “Industrial Internet Consortium formed by AT&T, Cisco, GE, IBM and Intel”