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IoT in the Medical Device Industry

The medical device industry is rapidly adopting Internet of Things (IoT) technologies that are dropping costs and improving healthcare outcomes. Such IoT systems typically include edge devices (e.g., glucose monitors, ventilators, pacemakers), gateway devices that aggregate edge device data and transmit it to the cloud, and cloud-based systems that analyze device data to draw conclusions,…

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Google I/O Rundown

Here’s a quick rundown from a tech perspective of what Google announced last week at its I/O conference: Google.ai Google bases most of its service model on artificial intelligence (AI). In this year’s I/O, they announced some really cool new data-center clusters called Tensor Processing Units (TPUs): huge, heavy-duty number crunching machines that each provide up…

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Security Best Practices: From IoT to HIPAA

A couple weeks ago, Kevin Gross posted about the myth of a hacker-proof IoT. His post gave a great high-level overview of ways to make the IoT as secure as possible, and it got me thinking about some more in-depth methods for attempting to attain the security we crave in the IoT industry, especially where…

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The Myth of a Hacker-Proof IoT

I was recently invited to give a presentation on security for Internet of Things networking at infocomm 16. While I discussed the topic and scope with the organizers, I didn’t have a good catchy title prepared, so the organizers took it upon themselves to submit one for me: “Hacker-Proof IoT”. Easy, right? While I would…

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