I have endeavored in this ghostly little essay to raise the ghost of an idea which has been haunting me these last few months.
The latest Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies tells us that IoT is short of the Peak of Inflated Expectations and five to ten years from the Plateau of Productivity. But already it presents some wonderful cautionary...Read More →
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Who would have thought in this year 2016 (almost 2017) I would be writing a blog post about S/MIME? Having spent my formative computing years at cc:Mail (and later Lotus), I spent a lot of time working with public sector companies and espousing the wisdom of securing your email using this offshoot version of PKI. Later, I would work at...
In 2016, we witnessed the first massive Internet of Things (IoT) botnet attacks. In 2017, we may witness the first successful attempt to hold someone with deep pockets liable for the damages.
Or maybe we won’t.
For a variety of reasons, finding a sufficiently solvent defendant to stick with this kind of legal liability may be an...Read More →
You may not want the IoT to intersect your enterprise, but it will happen in 2017 whether you allow it or not. Here’s my advice for how to cope.
Hundreds of connected refrigerators, brought in by unsuspecting business departments, are saturating a hospital’s Wi-Fi network. Doctors, who rely on Voice over Wi-Fi for communications, stop...Read More →