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Cloudflare Debuts Orbit Security Service to Protect IoT Devices

New service from Cloudflare provides a buffer network for IoT devices that can help protect against unpatched vulnerabilities and cyber-attacks.

Cloudflare Orbit Has Potential to Relieve Abysmal IoT Security Level

NEWS ANALYSIS: Internet of Things device security is generally regarded as abysmal because most connected devices lack even basic security measures.

But now the Cloudfare Orbit promises a way to fix a bad situation.

Hajime Botnet Malware Observed Infecting 300,000 Unsecure IoT Devices

Manufacturers fail to eradicate simple security flaws in network-connected devices, allowing attackers to infect hundreds of thousands with malware that turn them into botnet nodes.

IDG Contributor Network: EdgeX Foundry is the solution the IoT world...

IoT (internet of things) is playing a very critical role in the industrial and enterprise space.
It’s being used by shipping companies track containers.
It’s being used in massive warehouses for better usage of space.
It’s being used in factories, construction sites and mines to improve safety of workers.

There are so many use cases.It's gradually maturing in the consumer space also, though it’s largely plagued by security concerns for various reasons, mainly by the lack of a business model.One challenge that is common across the board -- from industrial IoT to enterprise and consumer IoT -- is the lack of any standard based platform or framework.
IoT companies are doing their own things, duplicating efforts, writing their own code, their own protocols, creating fragmentations and interoperability challenges as they do all of the above.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

BrandPost: 3 Great Reasons to Attend Cisco’s DevNet Create

For the first time ever, Cisco is putting on a developer conference, DevNet Create, May 23-24, 2017 in San Francisco.
If you’re a software developer, you should keep reading.

First things, first.
I’m sure you’re asking yourself, “What does Cisco do for me?” I think you’ll be surprised at the answer.  Let me dive in here.

Cisco has APIs. We have a lot of them.
Some are designed for people that are building network management applications or doing DevOps-type code.

But the new thing we have are APIs that can help you in IoT development and even mobile application development.

But I’m not writing this to talk so much about Cisco.
I’m talking about why you should attend DevNet Create.
So, without going into Cisco APIs, here are three reasons.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

Mysterious Hajime botnet has pwned 300,000 IoT devices

The Dark Knight of malware's purpose remains unknown Hajime – the "vigilante" IoT worm that blocks rival botnets – has built up a compromised network of 300,000 malware-compromised devices, according to new figures from Kaspersky Lab.…

A vigilante is putting a huge amount of work into infecting...

When it comes to features and robustness, Hajime surpasses its blackhat rivals.

Is ‘admin’ password leaving your IoT device vulnerable to cyberattacks?

Internet-connected devices in your home or office will be vulnerable to botnets and other attacks, if you don't change the original login credentials.

Cisco Jasper package manages everything enterprise mobile

Cisco today announced an enterprise management package designed to help users monitor and control the data usage operation of the tons of mobile devices in their networks.Cisco Jasper’s Control Center for Mobile Enterprise is an extension of Jasper’s overarching Control Center IoT service platform, now directed at letting enterprise customers turn up services more quickly, and since it ultimately will be integrated directly into service provider networks will allow for real-time usage data, automated cost control and what Jasper calls “enterprise-grade self-serve management of mobile services and assets.”[ Android is now ready for real usage in the enterprise. Read InfoWorld's in-depth guide on how to make Android a serious part of your business. | Get the best office suite and the 38 best business-worthy apps for your Android device. ] Like Control Center for IoT, Cisco Jasper’s Mobile Enterprise features are delivered through a service provider and in for now only Canadian telco Telus offers the plan.

Cisco Jasper says others will soon follow, but a timetable remains open.

The company has 50 service providers offering Control Center services worldwide.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

Mitsui USA Partners With Rajant To Advance Industrial Internet Of Things...

Companies to Jointly Leverage Rajant’s Wireless Networking Technology, Information Assurance Credentials for New MarketsPHILADELPHIA – April 25, 2017 – Rajant and Mitsui & Co. (U.S.A.), Inc. (“Mitsui USA”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Mitsui & Co., Ltd., Tokyo, Japan, announced today that they will jointly develop and market Rajant’s Kinetic Mesh™ wireless networks, and extensive information assurance and security expertise to solve the advanced communications challenges of IIoT (Industrial Internet of Things), drones, V2V (vehicle... Source: RealWire

Oracle plans ‘startup organization’ focused on cloud computing, AI, and VR

Oracle is hiring people for a "new startup organization" inside its North America operation that will focus on key technology trends, including cloud computing, internet of things, artificial Intelligence, and augmented and virtual reality.The Solut...

Be more like Android: How Apple can fix iOS, CarPlay alerts

When you’re sleeping, driving, or in a meeting, you want to know when your house alarm has tripped, but not that someone posted to Facebook or send you an email.If you use an Apple device, you don’t get that choice.

That means you will likely miss urgent alerts.

Apple can and should fix this behavior, ironically by taking the approach Google already has in Android.[ Hands on: The IoT devices actually worth getting. | iPad Pro vs.
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iOS’s Do Not Disturb mode setting for iPhones and iPads silences alert sounds and vibrations, and it keeps the screen turned off while the device is locked (both from lack of recent activity and when you explicitly lock it by pressing the Power button).To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here