FBI tells Jo(e) Sixpack to become an expert in IoT security

FBI tells Jo(e) Sixpack to become an expert in IoT security

Internet of Things users need to become sysadmins, America’s Federal Bureau of Investigation says. That’s a summary of the Feds’ blog post, published this week, in which the agency’s Beth Anne Steele wrote that Things are best deployed on their own network, with an off-switch. Steele’s post offered a checklist explaining how consumers can best […]

Orange Belgium New IoT Network Reaches 100% Coverage

Orange Belgium New IoT Network Reaches 100% Coverage

Orange announces the availability of Narrow Band-IoT (NB-IoT) and LTE-M IoT network technologies, so-called “Mobile IoT,” across Belgium. Last year, Orange Belgium invested in new IoT technologies based on international standards, and now they’ve announced their new IoT network, powered by Narrow Band-IoT (NB-IoT) and LTE-M technologies, has reached 100% coverage throughout the country, indoors […]

Get the right solder paste for your IoT PCBs

Get the right solder paste for your IoT PCBs

The right solder paste must be used to ensure components are solidly connected to IoT rigid-flex and flex circuit boards. Otherwise, without getting a good handle on solder paste, both large and small IoT product companies may be throwing away thousands of dollars, as the wrong solder paste can create flaws such as shorts, opens […]

Cargotec Releases Intelligent Cargo Handling Solution with IoT Connectivity by Orange

Cargotec Releases Intelligent Cargo Handling Solution with IoT Connectivity by Orange

According to a recent announcement, Orange Business Services and Cargotec have signed a three-year, multimillion euro agreement for worldwide IoT connectivity that will help Cargotec keep goods moving. Cargotec, with headquarters in Finland, is a provider of cargo and load handling solutions. Cargotec’s divisions, Kalmar, Hiab and MacGregor, are positioned to optimize global cargo flows […]

Hardware-Based IoT Security: Consider Your Options

Hardware-Based IoT Security: Consider Your Options

Risk vs. Reward – a tradeoff that factors into every business decision. In November of 2016 the U.S. Department of Homeland Security issued “Strategic Principles for Securing the Internet of Things,” which commented on the risk-reward tradeoff wrought by the IoT. Specifically, the document set out to provide a set of principles and best practices […]

2 Tech Giants Are Teaming Up for The Internet of Things

2 Tech Giants Are Teaming Up for The Internet of Things

Like Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet, Paul McCartney and John Lennon, or peanut butter and chocolate, collaborations between great entities can result in blockbuster results. So you can imagine my heart was aflutter when I heard two of my favorite tech companies, Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) and Texas Instruments (NASDAQ: TXN), were collaborating on an integrated […]

IoT Time Podcast S.2 Ep. 57 Unisys

IoT Time Podcast S.2 Ep. 57 Unisys

In this episode of IoT Time Podcast, Ken Briodagh sits down with Bill Searcy, VP, Global Justice, Law Enforcement, and Border Security, Unisys , and former Assistant Director at the FBI, to talk about Smart City Security, protecting the public from bad actors, and how you can build security into a smarter city. This episode […]