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Smart City News: When the FBI Speaks the IoT Listens

By | In the News

The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has been busy lately, given the overwhelming volume of cybersecurity threats, including attacks on the American democracy.

Most recently, the Feds issued a periodic “Public Service Announcements” (PSA) with an unusual twist:  a dire warning stating that cybercriminals are using the IoT for pivot attacks into full systems from vulnerable devices.

Read more at Smart City News.

SDX Central: EdgeX Foundry Adds Security to IoT Open Source Software

By | In the News

EdgeX Foundry, the Linux Foundation’s open source industrial IoT group, released its second major update to its open source IoT software. Dubbed California, the release has a smaller footprint so it can run more effectively at the edge and also incorporates several new security features.

The California release follows EdgeX’s first software release, called Barcelona, which occurred last October. California was originally scheduled to be released in April but was delayed until July so that the EdgeX developer community could rebuild the EdgeX code in Go Lang and reduce the footprint of the platform. “We launched Barcelona last October and had tremendous momentum,” said Jason Shepherd, EdgeX Foundry member and chair of the group’s governing board. “Even our developer count has doubled. We have more than 50 unique authors contributing to the code.”

Read more at SDX Central.

Sensors Mag: Sensors Expo 2018: Keynotes Took Us From Machines To The Edge And Saturn

By | In the News

Once again, Sensors Expo got off to a rocketing start with three dynamic and engaging keynotes that covered a wide spectrum of emerging technologies. Three expert and inspired speakers took the packed lecture hall from earth-bound human-machine applications to the edge of the IoT and then launched attendees into outer space in search for life in and beyond our solar system.

Read more at Sensors Mag.

IoT Evolution World: Making Smart Cars Smarter: IIC and EdgeX Roll Into Motion

By | In the News

Wanxiang Group and Thingswise, supported by Dell Technologies, Xilinx, China Unicom, and China Academy of Information and Communication Technology (CAICT) are pushing the limits of factory automation improvements starting with a new testbed sponsored by the Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) and powered by The Linux Foundation’s EdgeX Foundry open edge computing framework.

Read more at IoT Evolution World.

II Consortium: THE INDUSTRIAL INTERNET CONSORTIUM ANNOUNCES THE OPTIMIZING MANUFACTURING PROCESSES WITH ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE TESTBED

By | In the News

The Industrial Internet Consortium® (IIC™), the world’s leading organization transforming business and society by accelerating the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), today announced the Optimizing Manufacturing Processes with Artificial Intelligence (OMPAI) testbed. The OMPAI testbed is led by IIC members Wanxiang Group and Thingswise and supported by Dell Technologies, Xilinx, China Unicom, and China Academy of Information and Communication Technology (CAICT). It is also the first IIC testbed to leverage The Linux Foundation’s EdgeX Foundry open edge computing framework.

Read more at The Industrial Internet Consortium.