Back in 2010, a nuclear plant in Natanz, Iran, fell victim to the Stuxnet malware that targeted Simatic Step 7, a software product for configuring and operating programmable logic controllers (PLCs). The attack allowed hackers to exploit the PLC units across the factory and damage almost one thousand uranium enrichment centrifuges, delivering a severe blow to the country's … [Read more...] about IIoT Security Challenges & Tips to Navigate Them
Applied intelligence Live! Austin, a coming together of IoT World and The AI Summit, hosts over 2,000 technology decision makers and practitioners from over 500 companies in the US' up and coming tech scene - Austin, Texas.' ' While many shows look to garner a deeper understanding of the tech in play for businesses, Applied Intelligence Live! Austin takes it beyond the business … [Read more...] about Applied Intelligence Live! Austin
Working with IoT startups from across the world, I've noticed that many of my customers do not fully understand the importance of IoT security. Meanwhile, an independent study by SAM Seamless Network claims that more than a billion IoT devices were hacked last year. Given that there are roughly 15 billion connected products worldwide, it means every fifteenth device - from … [Read more...] about IoT Security Challenges & How to Address Them in the Development Process
It's difficult to produce and sell quality items when you don't know where your assets are located at a given time. Or when your inventory is constantly running out of essential materials. Or when equipment unexpectedly breaks down despite scheduled inspection rounds. And on top of this, your supplier doesn't bother to inform you about shipment delays or delivers spoiled items … [Read more...] about Top Industrial IoT Applications to Spark Innovation
Self-driving cars captivate people worldwide, and many wonder how realistic they are. It helps to examine the challenges and advancements shaping the autonomous vehicle landscape. Here are some of the complexities of this technology and the prospects of a future where they drive themselves. The Building Blocks of Self-Driving Cars Self-driving cars fall into two broad … [Read more...] about How Realistic Are Self-Driving Cars?