What Will 2018 Bring To The IoT?

What Will 2018 Bring To The IoT?

Jeff Dorsch, from SemiConductor Engineering, pens an article describing how as IoT systems continue to grow, more money is being injected into developments — attracting consumers, who will are predicted to spend roughly $62 billion in 2018

Mobile devices and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)

Mobile devices and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)

CSO Online’s security contributor, Seth Hardy, dives into what mobile devices and their apps can do for the Industrial Internet Things (IIoT) as they come with countless advantages — and open doors for malicious activity.

For IIoT success, manufacturing IT must overcome cloud resistance

For IIoT success, manufacturing IT must overcome cloud resistance

Tech Target's IoT Agenda contributor, Sudhir Arni, explains what happens when manufacturers undertake digital transformation projects to improve factory performance — often running straight into multiple IT hurdles, including cloud-based big data analytics.

Trump’s infrastructure proposal, explained

Trump’s infrastructure proposal, explained

Matthew Yglesias from Vox explains how President Trump’s latest State of the Union address outlined the country’s recent plans to develop an infrastructure agenda that would let America “build gleaming new roads, bridges, highways, railways, and waterways across our land”. 

White House releases 55-page, $1.5 trillion infrastructure plan

White House releases 55-page, $1.5 trillion infrastructure plan

The Hill's Mallory Shelbourne dives into President Trump's newly released infrastructure plan, which will provide federal incentives to encourage cities and states to invest in road, bridge and other building projects, aiming to spur $1.5 trillion in infrastructure spending over the next decade.

What is the Industrial IoT? And why the stakes are so high

What is the Industrial IoT? And why the stakes are so high

Jon Gold, cybersecurity writer, for IDG’s NetworkWorld, pens this article explaining the ins and outs of the the Industrial Internet of Things, or IIoT — and how connecting machines and devices in industries such as transportation, power generation, and healthcare invites many opportunities, coupled with potential risks.

Is the government building its own 5G network?

Is the government building its own 5G network?

Tech Crunch reporter, Devin Coldewey, explores a recent report by Axios, describing the possibility of a 5G network built and operated by the U.S. government — suggesting that the only way to truly secure the next generation of wireless networks, on which critical infrastructure like self-driving cars will rely, against snooping by China and others, would be for the government to build that network itself.

How Automation Affect Construction Trades

How Automation Affect Construction Trades

This article from Construction Equipment examines a recent study released by the Midwest Economic Policy Institute (MEPI) -- inquiring on what the potential economic consequences of a highly automated construction industry looks like, using data from the Midwest states of Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin and Minnesota.

Transportation Agencies Anticipate a Future with Connected, Autonomous Vehicles

Transportation Agencies Anticipate a Future with Connected, Autonomous Vehicles

This R&D Magazine article displays how new and emerging technologies continue to change the transportation industry and how we must not only look at the end results but how we are getting there –  autonomous vehicles that are connected to both each other and the physical and data infrastructure we have implemented.

A railway’s role in the modern Smart City

A railway’s role in the modern Smart City

Railway-Technology’s Eva Grey explains how cutting-edge technology will accommodate comfort, safety, reliability and sustainability as cities strive to become more self-sufficient through interconnected automation and digitalization efforts.

Critical Infrastructure: Fear the Consequences, Not the Security Solutions

Critical Infrastructure: Fear the Consequences, Not the Security Solutions

This InfoSecurity Magazine article highlights just how crucial critical infrastructure is and how a major stack can severely annihilate our country — including the systems, such as nuclear reactors, dams, public water systems, healthcare, agriculture, and energy, upon which our lives, health, and safety depend. 

Homeland Security, private sector launch election security group

Homeland Security, private sector launch election security group

The Hills’ Joe Uchill explains what occurred when the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the Election Assistance Commission and a several of voting equipment industry and nonprofit groups met to launch an election security Sector Coordinating Council (SCC) — solidifiying their decision last year to treat elections as critical infrastructure. 

Smart cars need smart and secure IT/OT Infrastructures

Smart cars need smart and secure IT/OT Infrastructures

This HelpNet Security article outlines the needs required to making smart cars a reality in the near future — highlighting the serious consequences that could happen with only  a few minor errors.

Game-changing attack on critical infrastructure site causes outage

Game-changing attack on critical infrastructure site causes outage

Ars Technica CyberSecurity reporter Dan Goodin discusses the recent malware, dubbed Triton and Trisis because it targeted the Triconex product line made by Schneider Electric, that provoked an outage in their critical infrastructure — setting the pace for future attacks on other similar industrial systems.