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Top 12 IoT Trends That Every Entrepreneur Must Know in 2020

The global IoT market is estimated to grow to over 212 billion U.S.D by 2019 end. While the consumer based adoption of IoT is well talked about, the future will see IoT being used for not just personal or consumer based use but also industrial use. As of now, the future of IoT lies in worldwide adoption.  In this article, we are going to look into the IoT trends 2020 and beyond, which would act as a torchbearer for businesses looking for an area to expand into. 

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How to secure, manage and monitor edge devices

As more edge devices proliferate different enterprise and IoT networks, it becomes increasingly important to secure and manage all of those devices. Without the ability to secure and manage edge devices easily, edge computing won’t be accessible to many of the industrial applications that it is most beneficial to. How can organisations secure their edge devices, which allow enterprises to take steps towards the real-time and proactive management of applications? This is one of three challenges when it comes to edge devices; do I trust it/is it secure? Can I manage it? Can I monitor it?

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How will the IoT revolutionise the way businesses operate?

Most executives consider the Internet of things the key emerging technology for increasing efficiency and profit. Its potential applications are diverse and range from homes and companies to cities and retail stores. IoT is an opportunity that can benefit all industries, whether they are highly automated manufacturers or more manually oriented businesses like agriculture. Companies are increasingly embracing this technology and preparing for a future dominated by the IoT. Businesses rely on IoT to impress their customers.

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The Tactile Internet-a new IoT?

The IoT era has brought us many great things, but it is time to go beyond to improve human presence in an interactive future with robotics and remote technology. The Tactile Internet will become the technology of the future that will finally transport touch in real-time through the Internet. Maybe, this will be the technology that will promote interaction rather than automation, giving a more human side to tech as well as our communication via the Internet.

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IoT in Education: Solutions to Integrate

The Internet of Things technology provides a lot of opportunities for the education industry. Of course, the primary purpose of integrating IoT is making the learning and teaching processes easier and faster. This technology offers students and teachers various ways of communication, along with capabilities to share and edit learning materials. The education field has some issues that IoT is able to solve. In this article, we’ll discuss five solutions that can improve the learning and teaching processes along with successful projects. 

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IoT Threat Modeling Made Easy

As you roll out more IoT devices, it’s time to add IoT threat modeling – a structured approach to identifying, quantifying, and addressing IoT security risks to your cybersecurity strategy. Moving to IoT threat modeling should be a cross-functional team exercise that you make part of your overall IoT development and management processes and frameworks. If your enterprise isn’t there yet, IoT threat modeling is the first step in growing your IoT security and integrating it into your overall cybersecurity strategy.

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What is the role of IoT in Smart Cities?

 The future of IoT is unlimited. It provides solutions in all sectors including manufacturing, fashion, restaurant, healthcare, education etc. Smart cities can share a common smart city platform, which makes sense especially for small cities. The cloud-based nature of IoT solutions for Smart Cities is appropriate by sharing a platform based on open data. Small cities can form a common urban ecosystem. In this way, solutions of small and large smart cities are networked and controlled via the central cloud platform.

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Five Ways IoT Will Revolutionize the Transportation

IoT is one of the thrilling technologies that is based on the concept of Artificial intelligence. IoT is revolutionizing the transportation industry. In short, it could be said that this technology is helping a lot in taking care of both the mode of transport and the driver in order to avoid mishappenings.  Well, in this piece of article, we are going to discuss what is the impact of IoT in the transportation industry.

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CMOs And IoT: Can This Technology Improve Marketing?

Marketing teams who are focused on harnessing the power of the IoT will easily rise above their competitors. But when it comes to CMOs and IoT specifically, what are some tips to keep the relationship on track? In truth, CMOs and IoT aren’t always included in the same conversation. The issue for CMOs and IoT is, simply knowing how to use data in the most powerful ways. Whether you’re new to IoT discussions or a seasoned marketing/data veteran, below are some tips to help ensure your CMOs and IoT projects operating at full steam.

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Why wireless will drive industrial IoT

IoT is here now. With mobile data traffic up 82 percent year-on-year and 5G uptake going even faster than anticipated, we can expect cellular IoT connections to follow suit. How do we move from wired to wireless networks to capture the promise of trillions of dollars in value that industrial IoT (IIoT) will bring? We only need to look at the history of the wireless networks to know how to deploy the network of the future.

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Blockchain Business Models for Autonomous IoT Sensor Devices

 The Internet of Things (IoT) and process automatization will revolutionize many industrial and consumer business applications. With the emergence of the Internet of Things (IoT), new business models have to be created, capable of handling machine to machine communication and the facilitation of micropayments. In this paper, it is examined, how blockchain characteristics and other distributed ledger technologies benefit the IoT development. Furthermore, a new blockchain business model framework for autonomous IoT sensor devices is presented.

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Return On IoT: Dealing With The IoT Skills Gap

The IoT is still expanding exponentially. How will we manage and maintain the networks, data, clouds, and connections that govern and transmit this data? An IoT skills gap may be standing in our way. If your company is not yet feeling the pain of the IoT skills gap, take heart: you soon will. The following are some tips for lessening the damage to your business. The easiest way to deal with the IoT skills gap in your workforce is upskilling and retraining programs.

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Five challenges that you will face during the implementation of Industrial IoT

Industrial IoT implementation is here to stay and help businesses grow further with time. In fact, we believe that involving such an innovative technology will definitely become a driving force in the industrial revolution for the coming years. The complexity involved in adopting IIoT often scares businesses. But, the right mobile app development company can help you streamline this complexity and move beyond the above-mentioned challenges to make it work. Avoiding the change for too long, on the other hand, can dissuade your business from moving forward.

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Challenges Faced By CIOs In Integration of IoT In Operations

There are numerous issues hindering the effective implementation of IoT affecting the role of a chief information officer (CIO). There are many networks infrastructures that are underutilized and the industry needs to realize the potential of converging and powering multiple low-voltage devices and systems on a single unified structured cabling system that supports common communication protocols and enables sharing information from one system to another. CIOs can think differently. Only those that embrace data-driven reasoning and response across a range of machines, applications and systems are truly prepared for a successful digital and business transformation.

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Are Connected Devices Out of Control? Managing IoT Risk

Concerns about IoT security risks remain at an all-time high—and well they should. Your organization’s move to the IoT needs to happen in step with fundamental changes to how you handle risk management, security training, endpoint security, and nearly every security and operations task in between to ensure your enterprise security in the IoT age. It’s time we ask if our connected devices are out of control. The proliferation of these devices presents growing risk management issues for consumers and enterprises alike. Here are some common ways to manage IoT risk.

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Benefits and Challenges of Internet of Things in Healthcare Applications

With the increasing use of this technology healthcare industry is set to transform within the next decade as it has a great potential application via remote monitoring to medical device integration. The Healthcare Internet of things is an economic market with a lot of potential in it. Besides technology developments, there are other factors increasing the growth of the healthcare internet of things. One of the factors is constant economic development and the increase in the interest of the government in using digital healthcare & fitness solutions to improve the accessibility of healthcare and decrease the cost.

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How IoT will affect the world of healthcare?

The IOT has taken on a greater level of importance in a wide range of industries. Those who have been monitoring these effects have been paying close attention to the world of healthcare. The risks that are associated with providing care are reduced and so are the costs. The IOT into the medical sector has been a boon for all parties involved. App development companies and businesses have already been making major strides in this regard. Elderly patients and those who require around the clock supervision are benefiting immensely.

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Will You Be a Digital Winner or a Digital Loser?

The Internet of Things involves the digitization of physical assets, and that includes pretty much every company. And just like other markets, some of the largest market participants will assume that they have plenty of time to respond, or that they are too big and too entrenched for the change to significantly impact their businesses. But they will be wrong. But how can you tell if you are going to be a digital winner? What are some of the signs that you are falling behind and possibly falling into the loser category?

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Making IoT more secure with blockchain

Despite rigorous research and aggressive adoption, IoT infrastructure faces major security issues. Hence, several researchers and developers are exploring enhanced security protocols provided by blockchain. Blockchain has already introduced a secure platform for cryptocurrency transactions. Similarly, the utilization of blockchain in IoT will lead to the development of distributed ledger for interfacing multiple connected IoT devices. With such an approach, data storage and networking of IoT-powered devices will be drastically improved.

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Cyber Security in the “When-Not-If” Era

Many large organisations now assume that breaches are simply inevitable, due to the inherent complexity of their business models and the multiplication of attack surfaces and attack vectors which comes with it. This realisation changes fundamentally the dynamics around cyber security. Historically, cyber security has always been seen as an equation between risk appetite, compliance requirements and costs. Compliance and costs were always the harder factors. Risk (was always some form of adjustment variable.

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The Digital Transformation and the Role of the CISO

Privacy and security considerations are the key ingredients of digital trust and must be at the heart of any industry’s digital transformation. The necessarily transversal nature of security and privacy matters needs to be woven into the fabric of an organisation for the digital transformation to succeed over the long-term. At this junction, the traditional role of the CISO – heavily influenced by a technical bias, tactically-oriented and project-driven in many firms – could become exposed.

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Here’s how Internet of Things malware is undermining privacy

The Internet of Things (IoT) is increasingly part of our everyday lives, with so-called “smart” devices. But for all their undoubted technical merits, they also represent a growing threat to privacy. There are several aspects to the problem. One is that devices may be monitoring what people say and do directly. Another is the leakage of sensitive information from the data streams of IoT devices. Finally, there is the problem summed up by what is called by some “Hyppönen’s law“: “Whenever an appliance is described as being ‘smart’, it’s vulnerable”.

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Benefiting from Data Privacy Investments

Data breaches are causing companies and organizations everywhere to re-examine the things they procure, the services they use, the individuals they hire, and the people and firms with whom they partner and do business. Across the board, organizations have sunk money into staff, strategies, and equipment to comply with new, tighter customer privacy rules and sidestep major fines and other penalties. Privacy laws and regulations worldwide are evolving and expanding. And the ones that took early action to address security concerns are seeing positive results from their investments.

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