croom new

Eclipse Integrated Systems Blog

Are You Ready for More of the IoT in 2019?

Are You Ready for More of the IoT in 2019?

The Internet of Things has verifiably exploded in popularity in almost every conceivable fashion, as was more or less expected before 2018. What can we expect from the IoT in 2019? We’ve compiled a few predictions.

Endpoint Security
To date, the IoT has been notoriously lax in its security. This may change in 2019. While not all manufacturers are creating their IoT-enabled endpoints to be more secure, a few big players are. When names like Dell, Cisco, and HPE have made moves toward improving security, the industry is likely to take notice.

Furthermore, we can expect security vendors to start paying more attention to endpoints as well. With solutions designed specifically to protect endpoints like these from data loss and diagnose a network’s health, threats derived from the IoT will be better protected against.

Smart Neighborhoods
The term ‘smart cities’ has popped up quite a bit recently, and while these collections of intelligent infrastructures may not be around the corner just yet, the first step to them may be. The Internet of Things may be used to develop smart neighborhoods first, sensors charting walking routes, occupancy of buildings, even details as unseen as sewage flow, all to optimize the conditions for those who live in the area. Google is already driving toward the smart city ideal by creating such neighborhoods around Toronto.

Connected Cars
Consider all the bits and pieces that go into creating the cars we have today, and how much the IoT could soon play a part of the driving experience--beyond even self-driving cars.

Even now, there are lots filled with cars with applications that communicate with the vehicle to provide information to the driver. These reports of tire pressure and how much oil is left are delivered via the IoT. This is before we even mention any of the creature comforts that have been added to cars, things like to-the-minute traffic updates and the various connected apps that many cars now have built-in. In short, automobiles will soon be an unmistakable ‘thing’ within the Internet of Things, shifting how we view our vehicles as a society.

Growth
Sure, we’ve discussed how cars will become more connected, how neighborhoods will become smarter, and how our security will finally improve. However, if we’re being honest, this is just the most miniscule tip of the IoT iceberg.

Sources claim that 3.6 billion devices with an Internet connection have been used this year for activities on a daily basis, not even taking those that aren’t used daily into consideration. In other words, the IoT is absolutely huge, and we’re going to need a way to support it. This means securing access to devices that have important functions will likely be prioritized, as will other changes to improve computing as a whole.

Technology has always grown with demand, and the IoT is proving to be no exception. For help in keeping up with technology growth in your business’ applications, reach out to the professionals at Eclipse Integrated Systems by calling 800-340-0505.

Does a Touchscreen Make Sense on a Computer?
Tip of the Week: The Basics of Evernote
 

Comments

No comments made yet. Be the first to submit a comment
Already Registered? Login Here
Guest
Friday, November 16 2018

Captcha Image

Mobile? Grab this Article!

Qr Code

Tag Cloud

Tip of the Week Security Technology Best Practices Privacy Business Computing Cloud Network Security Internet Hackers Google Malware Software Business Management User Tips Microsoft Tech Term Hosted Solutions Productivity Efficiency Innovation Computer Backup Windows 10 Browser Cybersecurity Apps Business Email Managed IT Services Productivity Windows Smartphones Saving Money Mobile Devices Communication Data Recovery VoIP Data Backup Hardware Small Business Virtualization Cybercrime Internet of Things Smartphone Disaster Recovery Collaboration Android Passwords Operating System Workplace Tips Law Enforcement communications Users Cloud Computing Data Security Microsoft Office Wireless Network Ransomware Business Continuity Miscellaneous IT Support Update Office 365 BDR Windows 10 Social Media Telephone Systems Quick Tips Mobile Device Management Money Mobile Device IT Support Data Mobility Outsourced IT Holiday Chrome Phishing Gadgets Server Wi-Fi Cost Management Health Employer-Employee Relationship Government Password Best Practice Unsupported Software Vulnerability IT Services Google Drive Social Risk Management Application Information Technology App Alert Spam Proactive IT USB Computers Artificial Intelligence Antivirus Managed Service Provider Hacking Blockchain Information Upgrade Identity Theft Data Management Shortcut Patch Management Politics Save Money Sports Managed IT Services Streaming Media Bandwidth Two-factor Authentication Work/Life Balance Managed IT User Error Marketing Automation Networking Facebook Office tips Current Events Automobile Computer Care Cortana Transportation Internet Exlporer Personal Information The Internet of Things Wireless Technology Meetings Legal Mobile Security Hosted Solution Going Green Google Docs Analytics Wireless Charging Search Fraud Apple Office Business Intelligence Data Storage Flexibility Managed Service VPN Connectivity Samsung OneNote eWaste Telephony Humor Cleaning Social Engineering Mobile Computing DDoS Router WiFi Data Protection Encryption Remote Computing Applications Maintenance History Compliance Outlook End of Support Battery Recovery Touchscreen Private Cloud Audit Company Culture Television Storage Save Time Excel Tech Support HaaS Gmail iPhone Managing Stress Devices SaaS Commerce BYOD Advertising A.I. Profitability Teamwork Video Games App store Remote Monitoring and Management Hacker Hard Disk Drive Sync Workers Threat Access Control Laptop Data Loss IT budget Music Virus Voice over Internet Protocol Safety Emails Charger Tablets Spyware G Suite Unified Threat Management Conferencing Reputation Printing Medical IT WannaCry Updates Movies Eliminating Downtime Legislation Analysis Keyboard Wearable Technology Robot PowerPoint Authentication Vendor Management Touchpad Proactive Webinar WIndows Server 2008 Virtual Reality Data storage NFL Entertainment Bring Your Own Device Upgrades Trending HBO Gifts Black Market Google Assistant GDPR Adobe Microsoft Word Wireless Internet Comparison Identity Lithium-ion battery Authorization Microsoft Excel Identities Big Data Websites Amazon IT solutions Administrator Data Breach Education Nanotechnology Word Edge Hybrid Cloud Consultant Credit Cards Value Dark Web Scam PDF Worker Commute Unified Communications Screen Mirroring Specifications Scalability Data Privacy Hiring/Firing iOS Running Cable Downloads Training SharePoint Uninterrupted Power Supply Operating Sysytem File Sharing Language Books Data Theft Virtual Assistant Windows 10s Access Evernote Employer Employee Relationship Root Cause Analysis Bluetooth Distributed Denial of Service Windows Ink Ciminal Experience Managed IT Service Budget IT Management Instant Messaging Error Licensing Device Security Text Messaging RAM Cast Sales How To Hard Drive Benefits Point of Sale Trends Troubleshooting Settings Avoiding Downtime Computing Plug-In Solid State Drive Microsoft Office 365 Computer Accessories Augmented Reality Fax Server Google Maps Project Management Phone System Cables Electronic Medical Records Chromecast IT Solutions FAQ Internet Explorer Travel Microsoft Teams Files Retail Chromebook Reporting Smart Technology Computer Fan Cache Remote Monitoring Disaster CrashOverride Emergency Monitors Help Desk Printers Worker Relocation Twitter Regulation

Sign up for our Newsletter!

  • Company Name *
  • First Name *
  • Last Name *

      Latest News

      Eclipse Integrated Systems launches new website!

      Eclipse Integrated Systems is proud to announce the launch of our new website at www.eisystems.com. The goal of the new website is to make it easier for our existing clients to submit and manage support requests, and provide more information about our services for prospective clients.

      Read more ...

      Account login