IoT Challenges: Privacy, Security and Fog Computing

Cisco has estimated that there will be 50 billion Internet of Things (IoT) devices connected to the Internet by the year 2020. IoT has been a buzzword over the past couple of years. However, the buzz surrounding IoT in the year 2015 has IoT enthusiasts particularly excited. This year, IoT has taken center stage at many conferences around the world, including the Consumer Electronics Show (CES 2015), SEMI CON 2015, and Createc Japan, among others. Continue reading “IoT Challenges: Privacy, Security and Fog Computing”

Security for the Internet of Everything: Turning the network Into a giant sensor

The Internet of Everything’s (IoE) promise to create a more connected and transformed world comes closer to reality on a daily basis. Cisco predicts that 50 billion devices will be connected by the year 2020. But as devices bridge the physical and digital worlds, security challenges arise. Continue reading “Security for the Internet of Everything: Turning the network Into a giant sensor”

Google’s Smart-Home Plans Include ‘Neighborhood Security Networks’ and Security ratings for homes

Google is toying with the idea of scoring smart homes on how secure they are. “The security score may be generated based on processed home data that may include at least one of various types of data, including, but not limited to, capability data, opportunity data, and environmental data,” the application reads. Continue reading “Google’s Smart-Home Plans Include ‘Neighborhood Security Networks’ and Security ratings for homes”