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Wanted: Smart Public Policy for Internet of Things Security

Wanted: Smart Public Policy for Internet of Things Security

While the Internet of Things offers many benefits, vulnerable IoT devices will put everyone at risk. Recent cyberattacks utilizing IoT devices reinforces why it is so crucial for manufacturers to program basic security measures into their devices. Now, experts in the U.S. are asking regulators to step in.

Read more at IEEE Spectrum.

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Smart Cities, Big Data, and the Internet of Things

Smart Cities, Big Data, and the Internet of Things

Today, the rate of data generation doubles every 12 months and will soon double every 12 hours. At the same time, IoT machine-to-machine IP traffic will grow 44% each year until 2020. Now, as these digital technologies are being woven into today's Smart Cities, how can big data and the IoT be used for urban analysis?

Read more at IEEE Standards University.

Technology Spotlight

IoT Will Demand a Step-Change in Search Solutions

IoT Will Demand a Step-Change in Search Solutions

The article, "On Searching the Internet of Things: Requirements and Challenges", recently published in IEEE Intelligent Systems, examines the need to develop new search engine solutions to effectively index, crawl, and find data that IoT devices need to collect while ensuring the data remains safe from hackers.

Read more at Scientific Computing.