IT - IoT
What Is Shadow IoT? How To Mitigate The Risk
CSO Online, March 5th, 2019
"When someone in your organization starts using internet-connected devices without IT's knowledge, that's shadow IoT. Here's what you need to know about its growing risk...

Shadow IoT refers to internet of things (IoT) devices or sensors in active use within an organization without IT's knowledge. The best example is from before the days of bring your own device (BYOD) policies when employees used personal smartphones or other mobile devices for work purposes. 'Shadow IoT is an extension of shadow IT, but on a whole new scale,' says Mike Raggo, CSO at 802 Secure..."

Prognosis For Health Care IoT: Six Predictions For 2019
Forbes, March 4th, 2019
"There will be an estimated 14.2 billion connected devices in use this year, and roughly 161 million devices will be cropping up in hospitals, clinics and medical offices by 2020. While security issues with any connected device are concerning, they are particularly troubling for an industry that has such a direct impact on patient safety and lives. In fact, patient safety was the top medical device security concern in the 2018 HIMSS Cybersecurity Survey..."
IotT Future-Proofing For The Long Haul
devops.com, March 4th, 2019
"Think about this: The IoT application your DevOps team is developing right now, if successful at scale, will likely be the longest-living application in your shop. It may even outlive the tenure of many of your team members with your company. Is IoT future-proofing possible over a life cycle of 10 years or more? Yes, with some insight for the long haul borrowed from industrial and defense computing experience..."
6 Top Skills That Organizations Need For IoT Success
Information Management, March 5th, 2019
"Data management and analytics, security and artificial intelligence are among the technology areas where organizations must make their investments for IoT payoffs...

With a broad ecosystem that includes hardware, software, standards and services, success with Internet of Things efforts requires new skills in many areas, says Seth Robinson, senior director of technology analysis at CompTIA. These new skills are built on top of a solid foundation in IT fundamentals, which means that getting started isn't as challenging as it might appear. The six must-have skills for success are:..."

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