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Connected World magazine accepts articles from guest contributors on the topics of M2M, IoT (Internet of Things), and connected devices.

Healthcare Needs a Cybersecurity Check-Up

The healthcare sector accounted for more than half of all cyberattacks in 2017 and it’s often not seen as a critical industry, like power and water, when in actuality it is. It’s probably one of the most technology-reliant industries and does not invest in security the way banks and others do.

By |2018-10-04T14:22:06+00:0010/4/2018|

Securing People in the Age of the IoT

Our increasingly connected, always-on world has changed the way we manage most aspects of our lives. It’s not just our cell phone, computer or tablet that transmits data anymore. Smartwatches, thermostats, refrigerators, televisions and more are contributing to the rapid growth of the Internet of Things (IoT) even at home.

By |2018-09-06T18:21:45+00:009/5/2018|

The 7 Elements of GDPR Security Compliance

By now, you’re probably aware that the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) is coming. Taking effect on May 25, 2018, GDPR aims to unify the EU (European Union) on common data protection practices. Bringing more control and higher standards, this regulation will affect how firms gather, store, and use data pertaining to EU residents.

By |2018-03-22T20:35:27+00:003/22/2018|

Get Smart: Plugging in to the Connected Workplace

Workplace tropes frequently peg the office watercooler as the unofficial meeting place where people congregate to gossip or commiserate while staying hydrated in the corporate world’s climate-controlled environs. But imagine a future where that watercooler does more than just dispense liquid—what if it could connect to a network and become “smart?”

By |2017-10-24T14:25:10+00:0010/23/2017|

The Future for Dealerships in the Era of Connected Vehicles

I’m old enough to remember a time when the decision to travel to some distant place was, pretty much without exception, followed immediately by deciding which travel agent to call.  Try mentioning that to a millennial and see what reaction you get. Crickets.

By |2017-12-04T14:49:08+00:0010/4/2017|

Focus on Collaboration Intensifies. Here’s Why.

The way we work together in teams is changing. Collaboration has always been a part of work, but today it’s both harder and more important than ever. More and more teams today include workers who are geographically dispersed or work remotely, and more and more projects involve freelancers or contract workers who set their own schedules and rarely come into the office.

By |2017-12-04T14:47:50+00:009/27/2017|