IoT

New product: Raspberry Pi 3 Model A+ on sale now at $25 – Raspberry Pi

https://www.raspberrypi.org/blog/new-product-raspberry-pi-3-model-a/ With the new Raspberry Pi 3 Model A+ you can now get the 1.4GHz clock speed, 5GHz wireless networking and improved thermals of Raspberry Pi 3B+ in a smaller form factor. By halving the RAM to 256MB, and removing the USB hub and Ethernet controller, the board could be made cheaper and smaller. For

Halloween links

Some engineering and science links for this Halloween: Scientist Trains AI To Create Brilliantly Ludicrous “Sexy” Halloween Costume Ideas article shows what happens when you use AI to design a Halloween costume. 10 Scary True Stories from Engineering History presents you scary experiments like resurrecting the dead, mind control, radiation gone wrong, and man-eating robots,

Steve Gibson’s Three Router Solution to IOT Insecurity

https://www.pcper.com/reviews/General-Tech/Steve-Gibsons-Three-Router-Solution-IOT-Insecurity Here are some useful tips for securing networks that have IoT devices: Even before the formulation of the term “Internet of things”, Steve Gibson had proposed home networking topology changes designed to deal with this looming IoT security threat. Unfortunately it seems that only little or no thought is given to the security aspects

The Car in the Age of Connectivity: Enabling Car to Cloud Connectivity – IEEE Spectrum

https://spectrum.ieee.org/telecom/wireless/the-car-in-the-age-of-connectivity-enabling-car-to-cloud-connectivity Advancements in enabling connected cars are astonishing. Today, we are witnessing a radical reimagining of the automobile. Advances in connectivity are creating opportunities in the automotive industry. Dashboard navigation, infotainment systems, and Bluetooth-enabled dashboards are a glimmer of what is coming in the not-so- distant future. By 2018, automobiles with connected capabilities were almost

Wi-Fi Gets More Secure: Everything You Need to Know About WPA3 – IEEE Spectrum

https://spectrum.ieee.org/tech-talk/telecom/security/everything-you-need-to-know-about-wpa3 The biggest Wi-Fi security update in 14 years was recently unveiled by the Wi-Fi Alliance. The Wi-Fi Protected Access 3 (WPA3) security certificate protocol provides some much-needed updates to the WPA2 protocol introduced in 2004. The Wi-Fi Alliance also announced two additional, separate from WPA3 certification, protocols: The Enhanced Open and Easy Connect

Meet Martti, the Finnish Robocar That Uses 5G – IEEE Spectrum

https://spectrum.ieee.org/tech-talk/telecom/wireless/full-capabilities-of-5g-networks-in-autonomous-vehicles-explored How will 5G work with self-driving cars? A new 5G-enabled robot car in Finland offers some clues. VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland and mobile giant Nokia have joined forces to determine how 5G networks can transmit information to and from vehicles while on the road. They are testing the capabilities of 5G network

The 1.5 Billion Dollar Market: IoT Security

https://blog.paessler.com/investments-in-iot-security-are-set-to-increase-rapidly-in-2018 The two biggest challenges in 2018 will continue to be protecting against unauthorized access, and patching/updating the software of the device. Companies must not neglect the security problems of IoT and IIoT devices. Cyberattacks on the Internet of Things (IoT) are already a reality. According to Gartner‘s market researchers, global spending on IoT security