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A Fast-Evolving New Botnet Could Take Gadgets in Your Home to the Dark Side

Satori is built to turn routers, thermostats, and other household devices into zombies. There’s a new botnet in town. Since December, security researchers have been tracking an insidious piece of malware called Satori, which hijacks internet-connected devices and turns them into “zombies” that can...
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ELC/OpenIoT
Join experts from the world’s leading companies and open source projects to discuss and learn about the latest technologies at Embedded Linux Conference + OpenIoT Summit March 12-14 in Portland, OR.

One Month Left to Submit Your Talk to ELC + OpenIoT Summit NA 2018

Embedded Linux Conference (ELC), happening March 12-14 in Portland, OR, gathers kernel and systems developers, and the technologists building the applications running on embedded Linux platforms, to learn about the newest and most interesting embedded technologies, gain access to leading experts,...
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IoT Cybersecurity: What's Plan B?

In August, four US Senators introduced a bill designed to improve Internet of Things (IoT) security. The IoT Cybersecurity Improvement Act of 2017 is a modest piece of legislation. It doesn't regulate the IoT market. It doesn't single out any industries for particular attention, or force any...
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Mesosphere DC/OS Brings Large-Scale Real-Time Processing to Geospatial Data

All of a sudden, the planet Earth has become one of the world’s most important sources of real-time data. So the business of gathering that data — climate information, travel and commuting data, crime statistics, sporting event attendance, freeway traffic — is growing on behalf of the growing...
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What is Edge Computing and How It’s Changing the Network

Edge computing is a “mesh network of micro data centers that process or store critical data locally and push all received data to a central data center or cloud storage repository, in a footprint of less than 100 square feet,” according to research firm IDC. It is typically referred to in IoT use...
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Introducing The Linux Foundation’s Open Source Networking Days

OSN Days are a fantastic opportunity for network developers and users to learn how ONAP, OPNFV, OpenDaylight  and other open source initiatives are changing NFV/SDN orchestration and networking solutions. Stops on the tour include: Paris, Milan, Stockholm, London, Tel Aviv, and Japan. Register ...
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JANUS
One of the first JANUS acoustic modems was built around Linux code running on a BeagleBone Black. Image: NATO.

The Internet of Underwater Things: Open Source JANUS Standard for Undersea Communications

Open standards exist for all manner of wireless and terrestrial communications, but so far none has emerged for underwater communications. Below the waves, submarines, autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs), and undersea sensor stations use a hodgepodge of incompatible proprietary technologies...
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MQTT for IoT Communication

MQTT stands for Message Queue Telemetry Transport. As its name suggests, it’s a protocol for transporting messages between two points. Sure, we’ve got Messenger and Skype for that; but what makes MQTT so special is its super lightweight architecture, which is ideal for scenarios where bandwidth is...
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Enterprises Need ‘Security 101’ to Keep IoT Devices Safe

Almost half (46 percent) of U.S. firms that use an Internet of Things (IoT) network have been hit by at least one security breach. This, according to a survey by consulting firm Altman Vilandrie & Company, which said the cost of the breaches represented 13.4 percent of the total revenues for...
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10 IoT Platforms Changing How Companies Do Business

Internet of Things (IoT) platforms are becoming a hub for connecting devices, sensors, networks, and services as well as providing a range of organizations with crucial data so they can drive more cash flow and stay ahead of competition. In 2016, IoT platforms generated about $2 billion in revenue...
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