Peggy Smedley

Cyber Starts with the CEO

If you listen to the news these days, if we aren’t talking about something as horrible as threats to human life with terrorists, we are talking about a cyberattack.

By |2/26/2015|

The $64,000 Question

Have you ever wondered who is listening to your conversations? Are you concerned your personal messages might be made public?

By |2/20/2015|

The Cyber Bank Heist

Today on my radio show http://www.peggysmedleyshow.com/ 12 CT, once again I will be talking about perhaps the most common approaches behind many of the cyberattacks that are making headline news and what companies need to be doing to fend off the bad guys in the M2M/IoT (Internet of Things) marketplace.

By |2/17/2015|

You Will Be Hacked

How did you celebrate Data Privacy Day? It’s a pretty safe bet that most businesses and consumers didn’t pay close attention to January 28, which commemorates the signing of Convention 108, the first legally binding international treaty dealing with privacy and data protection, in 1981.

By |2/10/2015|

IoT Readies for Shakeup

The world M2M/IoT (Internet of Things) is not without its drama. And when it’s a tight-knit community like the world of connected devices news travels fast.

By |2/2/2015|

Losing Control to Cybersecurity Threats

For many consumers our biggest concern was that Big Brother may be watching. Now we have to be more concerned that Big Brother is really a Big Bad guy lurking in the deep dark Web...

By |1/13/2015|

Cybersecurity Spending Positive for IoT

It’s interesting to note that one way to find out where people, companies, organizations, and governments place their priorities is to look at how these various entities spend their money.

By |12/15/2014|

Target to Blame for Cyber Breach

It seems every day I talk about cybercrime and companies tell me that it’s not a focus for them. All I can do is tell them about Target.

By |12/9/2014|

Patient-Monitoring Changes Our Lifestyles

In the world of connected devices the patent-monitoring business continues to get stronger. This is only reinforced by the surge in remote-patient monitoring.

By |12/8/2014|

3D and the Holidays

It’s always exciting to hear about technology breakthroughs. But when I hear about a story that helps a child, I just can’t talk or write enough about it.

By |12/3/2014|

Artificial Intelligence Will Provide the Human Touch

Our fast-moving, fast-changing connected world will only get faster. Crowdfunding platforms such as Kickstarter and Indiegogo have opened the door for creative individuals and companies...

By |11/20/2014|

Kore’s Big Coup

In an opportunity to transform two companies into perhaps one giant company...

By |11/11/2014|

Performance-Enhancing Data Helps NFL

I don’t know of any member of the Connected World staff that is not a huge fan of the National Football League and as a member of the M2M community, the announcement that the NFL would be deploying Zebra Technologies’ MotionWorks sports solution to track players via RFID (radio-frequency identification) during the 2014 season was just about as exciting as it gets.

By |10/28/2014|

Common IoT Platform in My Lifetime?

I know the moment I started writing this blog it wouldn’t be long before more than a few IoT (Internet of Things) vendors were going to be upset with me.

By |10/23/2014|

AT&T Plays Shell Game with Your Money

When I asked for an interview with Glenn Lurie, the president and CEO of AT&T Mobility I was given the brush off for the very first time by his minions.

By |10/9/2014|