by Steve Bell

From smart homes to smart cities

The Internet of Things (IoT), or smart connected devices as it’s also known, is set to grow at about 3 billion devices a year until there’s something close to 30 billion devices in use across the world by 2020 and beyond.

by Steve Bell

Security News: 500 devices in one smart home – and hackers queuing up

As the first pages of 2017 unfurl there is an unsurprising focus on the Internet of Things security given that smart devices are not only big news but also big sales. One security researcher reckons that hacked smart meters could be used to black out your home while a security industry exec says 2017 could be the year when the entire internet go...

by Steve Bell

Huge attack launched from Internet of Things botnet

Some of the largest ever distributed denial of service attacks have just been discovered – launched from botnets consisting of compromised Internet of Things devices such as cameras and digital video recorders. It’s the shape of things to come.

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