When Walls Come Down: Working Together to Protect IoT Devices
When you begin remodeling an older home you realize that some walls are there for good reasons. Others block our modern, open-floor-plan lifestyles and can come down. Years ago, factories and utilities separated their Information Technology (IT) and Operations Technology (OT) teams. The thinking was that such walls helped ensure reliability and uptime so that […]
Securing the IoT: Processes and People Needed!
IoT promises to boost corporate profits worldwide by 21 percent by 2022, according to Cisco analysts. That’s because IoT can help businesses lower costs by realizing new efficiencies and drive new revenues by enabling new business models. Digital transformation in general, and IoT in particular, can help organizations become more productive and more responsive to […]
The Real IoT Opportunity for Enterprises? A Chance to Address Security Risks Head On
When business leaders think about the Internet of Things (IoT), they tend to focus on the potential opportunities for the enterprise and give far less attention to security risks. That’s a mistake. So, too, is believing that the IoT is only a concept on the distant horizon. The IoT already exists and is expanding rapidly. […]
How Not To Be Seen — Check Your IoT Visibility
Your innocent network usage can put your sensitive data at risk. Find out how to keep the private stuff private.
Are IoT Technologies Making the Grade?
Cloud, fog, analytics, AI, blockchain and drones—how do YOU grade the state of IoT technologies today?
Cisco IoT Threat Defense: Securing the IoT at Scale
Protect Vital Services in Advanced Medical Care, Automated Manufacturing, and Power Generation and Delivery From time to time, I find it’s helpful to pause and take stock of why I do what I do. Recently, I found myself talking with a CEO of a medical startup. Their goal was to improve the care of cancer […]
Lessons from Hannover Messe: 5 Ways to Leverage IT for Your Industrial Ops
At the 2017 Hannover Messe, dozens of manufacturing execs were trying to figure out how to move forward their platforms, teams, and philosophies to enable Industrie 4.0 outcomes at scale.
Solving the IoT Talent Puzzle
Manufacturing executives are recognizing the need to reskill their employees, and how credible learning providers help develop talent from within. Key takeaways from our panel discussion at the 2017 Internet of Manufacturing Business Conference.
Get Insights on Digitizing Manufacturing at Hannover
Even though Industrie 4.0 and smart manufacturing concepts have been around for a few years, thought leaders are now agreeing that Industrie 4.0 is at an inflection point.