Suppose a criminal were using your nanny cam to keep an eye on your house. Or your refrigerator sent out spam e-mails on your behalf to people you don’t even know. Now imagine someone hacked into your toaster and got access to your entire network. As smart products proliferate with the Internet of Things, so do the risks of attack via this new connectivity. ISO standards can help make this emerging industry safer.
Just imagine that in a few short years IoT technology will be connected to nearly 50 billion “things” of one kind or another.
The exponentially growing number of objects connected to the Internet is completely changing our world. What new changes will appear? Which standards need to be developed? How many businesses will benefit?
Our connected future
In a few short years the Internet of Things (IoT) will be connected to nearly 50 billion “things” of one kind or another. This issue covers the most pervasive and ubiquitous IoT advances, trends and opinions
The next frontier for business
The Internet of Things is already changing lives today. Businesses are responding to the new promises offered and the challenges raised. Standards, meanwhile, help resolve some of the related complexities.
This IoT movement has the potential to improve the way we work and live.
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