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Hundreds of smart locks scuppered by flawed update

Hundreds of smart locks from supplier Lockstate were left unusable, or 'bricked', after a flawed wireless update was issued by the company. As customers flocked...

DHS funds $750k project to secure first-responder IoT devices

The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is funding the development of technology to enhance the security of mobile device-based sensor systems used by...

Softbank and Rambus partner on IoT device lifecycle, from chipsets to...

Japanese telecommunications company Softbank Technology Group has announced a partnership with US-based semiconductor company Rambus, aimed at securing what it describes as the "overall lifecycle" of IoT...

Cyber-savvy consumers support IoT security by design

Cyber savvy consumers are well aware of the risks posed by connected devices, as a study reveals that 90 percent of people in six...

ROI beats security as biggest challenge for IoT device makers

Manufacturers of connected products need to get their ROI calculations in order if they hope to profit, says new report.  Despite the barrage of headlines...

NEC wins contract for Lisbon smart city project

Japanese IT giant NEC has announced it has won a contract to install smart city infrastructure in Lisbon, in a project due to begin...

MIT bootcamp participants develop flood prevention system

Students at an IoT bootcamp held at MIT have developed sensors that could help in forecasting flash floods and minimising the damage they cause. At...

ARM buys eSIM company Simulity Labs for £11.7 million

Semiconductor company ARM has acquired embedded software specialist Simulity Labs for £11.7 million from Foresight, a leading private equity investment company. Simulity creates embedded operating...

IoT security flaws attract biggest payouts in bug bounty programs

Identifying security flaws in IoT equipment and letting manufacturers know about them can be a nice little earner for participants in bug bounty programs, say...

IoT malware doubled in 2016, says report from Kaspersky

The amount of malware targeting IoT devices more than doubled in 2016, according to a report by IT security company Kaspersky. Researchers there set up...

Herman Miller launches connected office furniture range

Just when you thought everything that could be connected to the internet had already been connected, along comes the connected desk. The Live furniture range...

Hazelcast aims for cleaner windows on IoT data

Open source in-memory data grid (IMDG) company Hazelcast has reached the 0.4 release of Hazelcast Jet. This developer and data architect-level technology works with fast-flowing continuous...