Internet of Things flat iconic illustration thing objectINTERNET OF THINGS (IOT)

BIG DATA: Blockchain And The Internet Of Things: 4 Important Benefits Of Combining These Two Mega Trends. The Internet of Things (IoT) and blockchain are two topics which are causing a great deal of hype and excitement, not just in the technology circle but in the wider business world, too. Many say they are set to revolutionize all aspects of our lives, while others point out that there is a lot of hot air around both ideas, and a lot is yet to be proved. However, the idea that putting them together could result in something even greater than the sum of its (not insignificant) parts, is something which is starting to gain traction. Read more
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BUSINESS: Why Should You Beware of ‘Internet of Things’? Baltimore Firm Explains. The “internet of things” — any device other than your computer, laptop, tablet or phone that’s connected to the internet — is a rapidly expanding technology. It includes anything from your Fitbit to your thermostat, home security system, even your refrigerator or your child’s teddy bear. The internet of things is making our lives more productive and entertaining — and making our privacy more vulnerable. Read more
[WTOP.COM]

IoT & CRIME: An Internet of Things ‘Crime Harvest’ is Coming Unless Security Problems are Fixed. Internet of Things product manufacturers must get their act together and secure their devices or they risk creating new ways for wrongdoers to commit crimes, a senior police officer has warned. Read more.
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DATA MANAGEMENT: The Internet of Things: Still Lots for You to Learn. IT groups will need to provide architecture, data-mining tools and connectivity, while giving business groups the freedom to innovate on their own with the Internet of Things. Read more.
[INFORMATIONWEEK.COM]
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BLUE MOUNTAIN DATA SYSTEMS HAS THE EXPERIENCE: 1994 to Present – U.S. Dept. of Labor, Employee Benefits Security Administration. Responsible to the Office of Technology and Information Systems for information systems architecture, planning, applications development, networking, administration and IT security, supporting the enforcement of Title I of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act — ERISA. Within the EBSA, Blue Mountain is responsible for design, development and support for its various enforcement database management systems, as well as all case tracking and customer service inquiry systems. Blue Mountain also provides IT security services to the EBSA, in the form of FISMA Assessment and Authorization, System Security Plans, Risk and vulnerability assessments, monitoring and investigation support. Read more.

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Internet of Things (IOT) – Daily Tech Update – January 30, 2018

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