Attackers could hack into drones, intercept communications and gain control of the vehicle, posing security, privacy and liability issues for companies employing them, according to a panel of legal and security experts here at the RSA conference.
Following on its announcement of the WatchDox acquisition, BlackBerry unveiled on Tuesday two new products designed to secure the Internet of Things: a key management service for sensors and IoT apps and a high-assurance computer center focused on IoT security.
Chip maker ARM is trying to improve the battery life of IoT devices that use Bluetooth to communicate data, with the acquisitions of Wicentric and Sunrise Micro Devices.
Microsoft and Japan's Fujitsu announced Sunday that they are collaborating on the use of Internet of Things to improve the manufacturing process.
To tap into M2M's potential, NetComm Wireless, Deutsche Telekom and Cumulocity announced on Friday a partnership to provide wireless machine-to-machine services to the industrial market.
This week has seen a few indications that the Apple Watch might just find a home in enterprises.
DroneDeploy, a start-up specializing in software for commercial drone operations, has launched a mobile app that helps users in a range of industries automate drones and receive real-time images and analytics.
The Apple Watch is due to release on April 24, and the enterprise will soon be getting some attention by the makers of this wearable.
Car repair chain Meineke is teaming with Fleetmatics to offer free service at a local Meineke shop to small businesses that use Fleetmatics' cloud-based fleet management platform.
One obstacle to the promise of the Internet of Things is the lack of agreement on standards, with a number of groups competing to set the standard for IoT devices. Two of those groups--the Thread Group and the ZigBee Alliance--recently agreed to collaborate to enable the ZigBee Cluster Library to run over Thread networks.