Innovation Series: Four start-ups connecting the Internet of Things

The Internet of Things, has been emerging as the next technology mega-trend for some time, but now with pervasive connectivity and increasingly smart devices, a bona-fide IoT, beyond the smart fridge, is coming in from the cold. In this, the third from our MEF Global Forum: Innovation Day series, another group of talented start-ups; August Smart Lock, The Orange Chef Co, Voyomotive and inHome tell attendees at the San Francisco conference why they need to bet on IoT .  Checkout their presentations and slides below, and below that, hear from an expert IoT panel including Cisco, Comcast … [Read more...]

Beach to Breach – 60 per cent don’t check WiFi security on holiday [Infographic]

With holiday season upon us, its worth remembering the importance of mobile security when abroad, especially when we feel like catching up on our work email.  A recent study from Sourcefire, (part of Cisco) found that UK employees are potentially putting their companies at risk of cyber-attack when using their mobile devices for work purposes while on holiday. 60% admit that they don't check the security of Wi-Fi networks before connecting to them. Perhaps even more amazing is the sheer number of us checking in with work during our holiday with 72% choosing to spend up to one or two hours per … [Read more...]