The Growing Threat of IoT Security and What YOU (Manufacturer, Service Provider, Consumer) Can Do About It

Cybersecurity is one of the greatest threats facing any business today, and this threat is compounded for companies producing, supporting, or leveraging connected devices. Data transmission between devices can drive tremendous efficiency increases, from supply chain automation to software updates, to self-monitoring, self-adjusting, and self-optimizing smart systems. But these useful interactions also create potential new…

Call for Insights: What is ethical customer engagement in the Internet of Things?

How can companies most effectively and ethically engage consumers across a connected brand and product ecosystem, balancing the drive to innovate and personalize, with privacy safeguards and responsibilities? How can they do so in ways that deliver actual value, protection, education, respect, and assurance and not creep people out in the meantime? These questions are…

Why is privacy in the Internet of Things different than the privacy on the Internet?

In the digitalization of our physical world—what many are now calling the ‘Internet of Things’— the very meaning of privacy– of controlling, revealing, and concealing it– shift. But why? Adding sensors to ourselves, and to the objects and places around us, renders our physical world communicable, contextual, and trackable. The full implications of ubiquitous connectivity…