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

What’s Taking So Long for the Self-Driving Future to Arrive?

Nearly 1.25 million people die in road crashes each year, according to the Assn. for Safe Intl. Road Travel, and 94% of these crashes are caused by human error, says the National Highway Traffic Safety Admin. Statistics like these—along with massive traffic congestion in urban areas worldwide—have fueled the autonomous-driving movement.

By |2019-05-23T13:12:01+00:005/16/2019|

Technology Detects Early Stages of Liver Disease

The American Liver Foundation estimates that more than 30% of the U.S. population has some degree of NAFLD (non-alcoholic fatty liver disease), the most common type of liver disease in the Western world. This can impact other factors of overall health, given the link between NAFLD and diabetes, obesity, insulin resistance, and other metabolic risk factors.

By |2019-01-15T17:11:00+00:001/15/2019|

Edge Compute Needs Unikernels and It Needs Them Now

Securing IoT (Internet of Things) is a known challenge. Device proliferation is exceeding at a rate that is hard to quantify. Almost every day we are starting to hear new stories about sensors attached to almost anything that’s worth measuring—which apparently is everything.

By |2019-02-08T16:21:08+00:0012/17/2018|

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|