The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) promises to transform manufacturing, transportation, power generation, and a host of other industries with greater automation, new services, and more efficient allocation of resources.
Icon Labs (www.iconlabs.com), a leading provider of security solutions for IoT and edge devices, today announced it was selected by Insights Success Magazine as one of the world’s Top 20 Fastest Growing IoT Companies.
by Amelia Dalton
The IoT has grown tremendously as an industry in a very short span of time. But still, it faces many complications with its security. In this regard, presently the biggest challenges are scalability on two different levels.
Recent WikiLeaks documents allege that the CIA developed, or sought to develop, or even “borrowed,” cyberattack technology that could target a wide range of IoT devices, including smart TVs, connected cars, and mobile phones. In the case of smart TVs and mobile phones, the attacks allowed these devices to be used to eavesdrop on either voice communication, data communication, or both.
Icon Labs President Alan Grau selected to present at Embedded World Show Europe
Tuesday March 14, Session 05: Security II – Hacking & Attacking 4:30-5:00pm
By David West
The Internet of Things (IoT) has become a ubiquitous term to describe the tens of billions of devices that have sensing or actuation capabilities, and are connected to each other via the internet.
Imagine a criminal using your nanny cam to watch your house or to scream at your child—or even to post footage of your home on a crime boss’s website. And suppose your refrigerator were spewing spam e-mail, enraging people you’d never even met.