What You Need to Know about the US and California IoT Security Laws

In light of several high-profile data breaches, data security is now at the forefront when it comes to internet regulation. From the UK’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) to the US Consumer Privacy Act (CPA), governments around the world realize that data protection is increasingly important. This is no different in the rapidly expanding IoT […]

EU IoT Regulation: What Your Business Needs to Know

Europe’s IoT ecosystem is thriving. Thanks to European Commission initiatives such as the Alliance for Internet of Things Innovation, the IoT European Platforms Initiative, and working documents to advance Europe’s IoT industry, the continent is expected to account for 25% of worldwide IoT spending by the year 2024. However, since the World Bank deemed regulatory […]

What is SSH Tunneling? (And a Better Alternative for IoT Devices)

If you’re looking to communicate with a Linux device while in a different network, it can be difficult to do so without exposing your device on the public internet. This may put your data at risk – especially if you’re running your IoT device through the cloud.  Thankfully, you can navigate around this by setting […]

IoT Device Authentication Methods Comparison [Developers Guide]

The growth of the Internet of Things is undeniable. Over the last decade, a number of small and low-powered IoT devices have emerged on the market. This has helped solve headaches for workers across several different industries and made our everyday lives a lot easier.  However, this growth has also brought new challenges to IoT […]

IoT and GDPR: How to Stay Compliant in 2021

If there’s one thing everyone’s talking about this year, it’s data privacy. The COVID-19 pandemic and ensuing remote work shift have left workers more vulnerable to privacy breaches than ever before. And this couldn’t be more relevant to the IoT industry, which is fuelled by big data.  In order to regulate data privacy, the EU’s […]

Bare Metal vs. RTOS vs. OS: What’s the Best for Your IoT Solution?

When developing a new IoT device or system, one of the earliest and most important decisions you’ll need to make is what kind of operating system it’s going to run off. In this scenario, It’s normally a case of RTOS vs. OS. However, a lot of IoT developers go down an old-school route and opt […]

Why IoT & the Cloud Aren’t Always a Perfect Match

The IoT cloud server has become an extremely popular platform for developers looking for a location for their IoT solutions and devices. The apparent strengths of a cloud-based IoT solution are that it’s straightforward to use and easily scalable. However, IoT and the cloud aren’t always a match made in heaven.  Why is this? And […]

The Ultimate Guide to Power Consumption & Energy Efficiency in IoT

IoT is undoubtedly making our lives easier: at home and in the workplace. The growth of the Internet of Things is only going to continue to gather pace, too. In fact, by the end of 2021, it’s estimated that 35 billion IoT devices will be installed across the globe. By 2025, that number is set […]

Low Latency In IoT – Why Is It Important? (And How to Achieve It)

A slow website is bad news, right? Not only can it be incredibly irritating, but it also has a huge impact on user experience. This is also true of IoT devices — especially with the number of new ones flooding the market. As a result, SMEs and large companies have to reevaluate and reconsider the […]