GSA officials say 5G will help bring the Internet of Things to every level of government, but that increase in smart sensors also means a greater surface area for cyber intrusions.
The Internet of Things raises just as many challenges as it does opportunities – giving agencies both a wealth of real-time data and a broader surface area for cyberattacks.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology is looking to build a common foundation of cybersecurity practices for IoT manufacturers and consumers.
This program provides a progress report on Internet of Things devices in government.
On the IT Innovation Insider, Jason Langone and Greg O’Connell of Nutanix say agencies must address security, governance and a host of other issues to successfully use data collected in the field in near-real time.
Reps. Will Hurd and Robin Kelly want a more coordinated effort around artificial intelligence to improve how agencies recruit and train cyber workers.
The first round of public comments recently closed on NIST’s draft IR 8228 “Considerations for Managing Internet of Things (IoT) Cybersecurity and Privacy Risks.” Learn more as part of Federal Monthly Insights — Security Month.
NIST wants to make sure agencies understand the added challenges of cybersecurity for IoT. That’s why it’s producing a new guidance document on the subject.
Ajit Thyagarajan, founder of Atomic Mole, discusses how his company works to shield internet of things devices in a new and innovative way. Thyagarajan also discusses the difficulty involved in being a startup vying for the attention of larger businesses.
The Internet of Things is changing the computing landscape across the government. From mobile and wearable devices to smart sensors in buildings to drones sending back a volume and veracity of data like never before.