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Big Data, IoT and Healthcare: Part II

In the first part of this blog series, I covered how the healthcare industry can benefit from IoT and Big Data. In this week’s post I’ll take a more in-depth look into the potential security issues associated with Big Data and what the future holds for healthcare IoT. From cars and hotels, to consumer goods like lightbulbs and watches there is a growing network of everyday objects connected to the Internet.  These sensors and devices generate nonstop streams of data that can improve personal and professional lives in many ways. However, with… Read more Big Data, IoT and Healthcare: Part II

Vizio Smart TV hack is a wake-up-call for IoT development

Researchers have shown that it is -easily- possible to trick Vizio’s smart TVs in accepting a man in the middle attack on the data stream that flows between a service run by Cognitive Networks to feed maliciously placed ads on the screen of unsuspecting home cinema owners. This article published by net-security.org, highlights the simplicity, which is striking. It also highlights the risk everyone running any “smart” devices is being exposed to. Not only malicious intentions, but also commercial ones have been shown by the researchers. The wealth of information… Read more Vizio Smart TV hack is a wake-up-call for IoT development