S.A.V.E. from IoT: Trust and tracking from a new IoT Blockchain Service

Written by Matthew Mikell | June 12, 2018 | Blockchain, Security

Today’s the day you can make IoT do the work for you, rather than the other way around. You’ve been demanding more value from thousands of devices and the sea of sensor data. You asked, we delivered. Today, IBM is announcing the IBM IoT Blockchain Service; the add-on to IBM IoT Connection Services. But it’s more

Top 5 IoT trends transforming business in 2018

Written by Chris O'Connor | December 14, 2017 | Blockchain, Blog, Digital Twin...

What a year! 2017 brought us transformation and excitement in the Internet of Things (IoT) space. It’s been a true transformation. We’ve seen almost every industry invest in IoT, and leading industries are quickly moving to implement IoT solutions that drive the bottom line. Consumer products, like wearables and connected electronics, are certainly a large more

The IBM QuickBYTES interview: Combitech AB/Saab

Written by Luc Hatlestad | November 10, 2017 | Conferences, Continuous Engineering, Events...

Ahead of next week’s Watson IoT Continuous Engineering Summit 2017 (November 15-17 in New Orleans), we’re asking attendees for some thoughts about the event and the latest technology trends. What are you most looking forward to at the CE Summit this year? As newcomer to this community, I’m hoping to learn about the frontier areas more

The Secure Connected Car solution at IAA 2017

Written by Miriam Oglesby | October 11, 2017 | Automotive

It’s no news that in any modern car there can be up to 100 computer components. As our cars become increasingly connected, digital, and computerized, the growing number of ECUs (Electronic Control Units) create an expansive and inviting attack surface and vulnerabilities for malicious incidents. Car hacking could include hackers attempting remote exploitation or takeover, more

IoT weekly round-up: Tuesday 27th June 2017

Written by Jen Clark | June 27, 2017 | Blog

The IoT weekly round-up is back! A lot has happened this week – from flying cars at the Paris Air Show and an autonomous wheelchair at MIT, to updated pet-recognition smarts for Kuri, domestic robot and one of the stars of CES earlier this year. Read on for the latest. Spotlight on autonomous flying tech more

Are there acceptable levels of cyber-security protection in connected cars?

Written by Kal Gyimesi | June 7, 2017 | Automotive, Security

Cyber-security protection is becoming an evermore urgent priority for integrating electronics technology into our lives, but the level of protection attained is a moving target.  As one vulnerability is found and closed, others are detected.  The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has established a framework that recommends an acceptable level of protection that more

New IoT security podcast series

Written by Hannah Merry | May 10, 2017 | Security

This five part podcast series examines the facts that should be considered by individuals and companies when building and deploying IoT devices and solutions. Hosted by Diana Kelley, Global Executive Security Adviser, each week a panel of IBM security experts, including Tim Hahn, Distinguished Engineer, Chief Architect IoT security; Andras Szakal, VP, CTO for IBM more

Security of IoT: 5 indisputable facts

Written by Hannah Merry | May 5, 2017 | Security

The Internet of Things (IoT) continues to become more embedded in our everyday lives, adding value to business and augmenting society for human and environmental gain. As we become more dependent on IoT it is important we prioritize cyber security to protect our investments and competitive advantages for businesses and for individuals across the globe. more

Innovations and research challenges in IoT

Written by Jen Clark | May 3, 2017 | Commentary / Opinion

At IBM’s InterConnect event in March this year, Gabi Zodik, Director, IoT and Mobile Platforms gave a presentation entitled ‘IBM Research: IoT 2020 & Beyond.’ He was exploring what the future holds for the IoT, based on the research that IBM and our partners are undertaking together. I’m here to take a look some of more

Spring clean your data

Written by Hannah Merry | March 10, 2017 | Blog

Seasonal cues are a great way to promote good behaviour. When spring comes, for example, we clean our homes and put our material world to rights ready for a fresh start. But what about non-material things? Shouldn’t we spring clean those too? As times change, and the importance of materialistic items is overtaken by the valuable insights more

IoT ruins movies: The Goonies

Written by Jen Clark | March 9, 2017 | Blog

I recently watched The Goonies, having been forced into it by more than one ardent fan’s effusive reminiscence of happy childhood viewing. For those who haven’t had the pleasure, The Goonies is supposedly an adventure film about a gang of Enid Blyton-esque pre-teens who go on a quest for undiscovered treasure. What it actually is more

IoT weekly round-up: Thursday 2nd March 2017

Written by Jen Clark | March 2, 2017 | Blog

This week in the connected world, the Mobile World Congress took place in Barcelona, Nissan are testing their self-driving cars in London, and leaked videos give an unplanned preview into the design of Samsung’s Galaxy S8 smartphone. Nissan’s self-driving car is tested on London’s streets Nissan is rolling out a testing programme for its self-driving more