Internet of Things

Follow These Best Practices to Secure Your IoT Deployments
April 24, 2017 at 8:54 am

Everything, from home appliances to industrial controls, is becoming wired and interconnected. Yet while the Internet of Things (IoT) promises to help make lives and many business activities easier and more efficient, the technology also has opened new attack vectors for cybercriminals, spies and various other troublemakers. For IoT to live up to its potential,…

Fibaro Brings New Premium Consumer Smart Home Hub with Compatible Key Fob to the U.S.
April 7, 2017 at 8:10 am

FIBARO, a leading global manufacturer of wireless intelligent home automation and control devices, is now shipping its newest premium smart home hub, Home Center Lite, and portable KeyFob device in the U.S. An incredibly compact and superior brain for your smart home system, Home Center Lite works with all Z-Wave technology smart home products and Fibaro devices…

Reuters Graphic: Hacking via the Internet of Things
March 8, 2017 at 12:02 pm

The Internet of Things, or IoT, is a term used to describe devices connecting to the internet that aren't primarily computers -- anything from a hydroelectric turbine to a toaster. There are billions of such devices and because of poor security practices they're increasingly becoming the target of hackers: especially those wanting to create a…

Amazon's Alexa could one day recognize users by the sound of their voices
March 1, 2017 at 11:13 am

Arguably even more useful than summoning pizza, Amazon's line of Echo smart speakers may one day tell different users apart just by hearing their voices. Amazon is reportedly working on a feature for the Echo's digital assistant, Alexa, that allows it to distinguish between users based on their vocal print, anonymous sources familiar with the…