Internet of Things

Regulate IoT devices for security, says BlackBerry CISO

Government has to force manufacturers to make IoT devices accept security patches and not have default passwords, says exec ...

Regulate IoT devices for security, says BlackBerry CSO

Government has to force manufacturers to make IoT devices accept security patches and not have default passwords, says exec ...

Success in the cloud

Can communications services providers succeed in a cloud economy? VMware’s VP Global Market Development for its Telco Business Group, Honoré LaBourdette, will be speaking at The 2018 Canadian Telecom Summit on Tuesday morning, June 5. Her talk plans to explore “Telco Success in the Cloud Econ ...

AI’s predictive, transparency and IoT capabilities top of bank executives minds, according to Accenture

A new report from Accenture says bank executives are very focused on AI’s predictive, transparency and IoT capabilities ...

Devices on a network’s edge are favourite targets of hackers

Study found up to 70 % of the most common IoT machines currently on the market are susceptible to attack It was simpler times way back in 2012, an era when many cybersecurity professionals may wish to return. Who then could imagine the destructive Shamoon computer virus, which shut down the network ...

Emergency calling: the next generation

Last month, in Telecom Notice of Consultation CRTC 2018-105, the CRTC noted, “effective access to emergency services in Canada is critical to the health and safety of Canadians, and is an important part of ensuring that Canadians have access to a world-class communication system.” Let’s pause ...

Amazon is the ultimate disruptor, this investor says

James Telfser Technology companies are continuing to have a rough go of it this week, with shares of Amazon, Alphabet, Netflix and Facebook all posting more than three per cent losses in Tuesday’s trading. A sign of things to come? Not likely, says portfolio manager James Telfser, who believes t ...

How to secure consumer IoT devices in the enterprise

The Online Trust Alliance issues a checklist for infosec pros on how to secure consumer-grade IoT devices they buy ...

Trakopolis IoT is undervalued, Echelon’s Garcea says

Following the company’s fourth quarter results, Echelon Wealth Partners analyst Ralph Garcea is feeling bullish about Trakopolis IoT Corp. (TSXV:TRAK). On Friday, TRAK reported its Q4 and fiscal 2017 results. In the fourth quarter, the company posted Adjusted EBITDA of negative $800,000 on reven ...

Microsoft designs Linux-based secure processor for IoT platform

Upgradable chip will be licenced royalty-free to manufacturers to help solve the problem of insecure devices endangering people and the enterprise ...