IoT and Blockchain Convergence

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

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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

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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


Predictions for the IOT in 2017

Predictions for the IOT in 2017
by Bill McCabe on 12-21-2016 at 2:00 pm

Although we are a far cry from Nostradamus, there are some fairly reliable predictions that can be made about 2017 and beyond.

The first bold prediction is that 2017 will see a bump in security, and a demand for skilled workers. Since there will be a growing demand for AI and the containers that are utilized to transmit information,… Read More


Cybercriminals Next Targets: Long Term Prizes (part 2 of 2)

Cybercriminals Next Targets: Long Term Prizes (part 2 of 2)
by Matthew Rosenquist on 12-15-2016 at 12:00 pm

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In the previous blog, Cybercriminals Next Targets: Short Term Dangers (part 1 of 2), I outlined how cybercriminals will use the holiday season to victimize unwary consumers and target businesses. They will also dive deeper into leveraging Internet-of-Things (IoT) devices. The longer-term outlook expands their reach to more… Read More


#IoT: Internet of Tomatoes

#IoT: Internet of Tomatoes
by Diya Soubra on 11-18-2016 at 7:00 am

In a previous post we looked at how we are going to scale #IoT deployments. The conclusion was that we needed the notions of trust and privacy to be in place for that to happen. In a follow up post, we looked at using a middle man to provider a broker platform that would mediate transactions between server side service applications and… Read More


Using Blockchain to Secure IoT

Using Blockchain to Secure IoT
by Ahmed Banafa on 09-08-2016 at 7:00 am

IoT is creating new opportunities and providing a competitive advantage for businesses in current and new markets. It touches everything—not just the data, but how, when, where and why you collect it. The technologies that have created the Internet of Things aren’t changing the internet only, but rather change the things connected… Read More


Emerging Disruptions from Blockchain

Emerging Disruptions from Blockchain
by Raman Chitkara on 07-04-2016 at 4:00 pm

For several years, Bitcoin has captured headlines not only for becoming the leading digital currency, but also for wild fluctuations in its value. Will Bitcoin succeed? The jury’s still out. But now the underlying technology – an encrypted, distributed digital ledger called blockchain – is riding a wave of adoption for many new… Read More