Earlier this month, some owners of a smart doorbell – a security camera and intercom device for the front door — found out that their gadget was sending tiny packets of data to somewhere it shouldn’t:
Ah, the Internet of Things. Just the sound of it sends thrills, chills and huge question marks through both technologists and regular people alike. Just think, you can already do the following: Track health.
The Internet of Things (IoT) presents a significant mix of opportunity and risk. Compared to the connected devices of the past, the gazillions of new IoT devices that are being predicted for our homes,
Editors' note (April 20, 2016):Due to ongoing issues with performance and reliability, SmartThings' hub no longer controls the CNET Smart Home. Check out this post for more details. Yep, we bought a house,
As I discussed yesterday, a recent survey by KPMG of the CEOs of over 1,200 businesses shows that many firms are woefully unprepared to address cyber attacks. After the report was issued, I spoke with
There are a number of surprising observations from the report and a few that were expected. Of little surprise has been the continued lack of importance a large number of companies, and individuals, have