There’s an interesting confluence of concepts emerging around the internet of things (IoT). On one hand there’s the future calling: 5G is set to exponentially increase the possibilities of IoT. On the other hand, the very basics of IoT – security – seems to be a major area of concern for enterprises.
This week we plug into this lively discussion featuring the best IoT articles from the most credible voices on IoT on the internet. Do any solutions emerge? Let’s find out!
Let’s start with the problem:
But wait, there are solutions too!
There’s one approach suggested that might work, and it’s as old school as they get:
To delve deeper into the issue, here’s a SWOT analysis report on IoT security:
As a great segue to the our next section, here are some action items for you:
How to mitigate IoT security risks to tap business benefits (Computer Weekly)
Benefits, Advantages, Tips
Now that you’re all set to securely enjoy the benefits of IoT, let’s refresh our minds about what some of those benefits are and how to work on gaining them, shall we?
Internet of Things can make airports smarter (Dataquest)
As long as it makes the queues at airports shorter, we’re all for it!
Finding IoT Success Through Folding IT and OT Together (IoT Evolution)
And how do you fully realize the promise of IoT? Why though the networks of course. So, let’s look into the underpinnings of the network first of all:
And now for the pièce de résistance—
5G and IoT
IFA 2019: AI, 5G, IoT to shape digital future (TimesNowNews.com)
Which bring up a logical question:
Can businesses really harness data captured using IoT and 5G? (TECHWIRE ASIA)
Possibly to answer that very question, we have news of a large-scale test being conducted:
Sprint opens 5G smart city testbed in Georgia (FierceWireless)
And finally, here’s an extensive report that will help you navigate the 5G-IoT waters for years to come:
5G IoT Market Drivers, Technology Growth and Opportunities 2019–2024 (IT Technology News24)
We hope you find as much food for thought in these pieces as we did, as we work on a secure, seamless, next-gen platform for IoT devices to help you get the best out of the connected world. Until next Friday!