Protecting the Internet of Things

by Samantha Renteria on April 13th, 2016

Connect with anyone, anywhere, and anything, at any time? In 2016, this is basically a reality and is something both consumers and businesses need to be aware of and address. The Internet of Things (IoT), is a new-age, colloquial term used to describe the rapidly growing network of smart devices capable of connecting to the internet. Only 10 years ago, integrated internet capabilities were almost exclusively limited to cell phones and computers. Today, virtually anything can be digitally connected and both consumers and industry have embraced this ideal.

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​5 Things to Secure in the Internet of Things

by Futurex on November 19th, 2015

Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and cellular data are just a few of the most familiar ways devices connect with one another. Simple math informs us that the more these devices connect, the more voluminous the data that can be shared among them. We call the rapid proliferation of such devices, all able to connect between and amongst each other, the Internet of Things. New technologies are emerging daily in this expansive cloud of devices, leaving uncharted territory in terms of security. Futurex has selected five new or emerging technologies that raise questions about data security and protecting each device in this Internet of Things.

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