Looking Ahead: What is Next for IoT

Looking Ahead: What is Next for IoT
by Ahmed Banafa on 06-13-2018 at 12:00 pm

Over the past several years, the number of devices connected via Internet of Things (IoT) has grown exponentially, and it is expected that number will only continue to grow. By 2020, 50 billion connected devices are predicted to exist, thanks to the many new smart devices that have become standard tools for people and businesses… Read More


First Line of Defense for Cybersecurity: AI

First Line of Defense for Cybersecurity: AI
by Ahmed Banafa on 02-25-2018 at 7:00 am

The year 2017 wasn’t a great year for cyber-security; we saw a large number of high-profile cyber attacks; including Uber, Deloitte, Equifax and the now infamous WannaCry ransomware attack, and 2018 started with a bang too with the hackingof Winter Olympics. The frightening truth about increasingly cyber-attacks is … Read More


8 Trends of IoT in 2018

8 Trends of IoT in 2018
by Ahmed Banafa on 02-18-2018 at 7:00 am

The Internet of things (IoT) is growing rapidly and 2018 will be a fascinating year for the IoT industry. IoT technology continues to evolve at an incredibly rapid pace. Consumers and businesses alike are anticipating the next big innovation. They are all set to embrace the ground-breaking impact of the Internet of Things on ourRead More


12 Myths about Blockchain Technology

12 Myths about Blockchain Technology
by Ahmed Banafa on 08-30-2017 at 12:00 pm

Blockchain, the “distributed ledger” technology, has emerged as an object of intense interest in the tech industry and beyond. Blockchain technology offers a way of recording transactions or any digital interaction in a way that is designed to be secure, transparent, highly resistant to outages, auditable, andRead More


Five Challenges to IoT Analytics Success

Five Challenges to IoT Analytics Success
by Ahmed Banafa on 08-16-2017 at 12:00 pm

The Internet of Things (IoT) is an ecosystem of ever-increasing complexity; it’s the next wave of innovation that will humanize every object in our life. IoT is bringing more and more devices (things) into the digital fold every day, which will likely make IoT a multi-trillion dollars’ industry in the near future. To understandRead More


Three Major Challenges Facing IoT

Three Major Challenges Facing IoT
by Ahmed Banafa on 05-25-2017 at 12:00 pm

The Internet of Things (IoT) — a universe of connected things providing key physical data and further processing of that data in the cloud to deliver business insights— presents a huge opportunity for many players in all businesses and industries . Many companies are organizing themselves to focus on IoT and the connectivity of… Read More


IoT and Blockchain Convergence

IoT and Blockchain Convergence
by Ahmed Banafa on 01-17-2017 at 12:00 pm

The Internet of Things (IoT) as a concept is fascinating and exciting, but one of the major challenging aspects of IoT is having a secure ecosystem encompassing all building blocks of IoT-architecture. Understanding the different building blocks of IoT, identifying the areas of vulnerability in each block and exploring technologies… Read More


7 Trends of IoT in 2017

7 Trends of IoT in 2017
by Ahmed Banafa on 12-22-2016 at 12:00 pm

IoT is one of the transformational trends that will shape the future of businesses in 2017 and beyond. Many firms see a big opportunity in #IoT uses and enterprises start to believe that IoT holds the promise to enhance customer relationships and drive business growth by improving quality, productivity, and reliability on one … Read More


IoT Standardization and Implementation Challenges

IoT Standardization and Implementation Challenges
by Ahmed Banafa on 11-15-2016 at 12:00 pm

The rapid evolution of the #IoT market has caused an explosion in the number and variety of IoT solutions. Additionally, large amounts of funding are being deployed at IoT startups. Consequently, the focus of the industry has been on manufacturing and producing the right types of hardware to enable those solutions. In current … Read More


DDoS Attack: A Wake-Up Call for IoT

DDoS Attack: A Wake-Up Call for IoT
by Ahmed Banafa on 11-13-2016 at 12:00 pm

Welcome to the world of Internet of Things wherein a glut of devices are connected to the internet which emanates massive amounts of data. Analysis and use of this data will have real positive impact on our lives. But we have many hoops to jump before we can claim that crown starting with a huge number of devices lacking unified platform… Read More