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The winning idea from our #IoTMaker Challenge: 3G Bushfire Alert System

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Posted on 9th Feb 2015 by in M2M

The time has come – our panel of expert judges has come to a decision; they’ve chosen the 3G Bushfire Alert System as the winning idea from our shortlisted IoTMaker Challenge entries. In this post we explore why it’s such a deservedly winning idea.

It’s time to move away from traditional passwords and prioritize online security

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Posted on 5th Feb 2015 by in Enterprise Security

Whilst it’s good ‘password’ is no longer the number 1 password (now it’s number 2), there hasn’t been enough progress with regard to consumer and business habits – multi-factor authentication is the only way to address this safely; in this post, we explain why.

Using the Trusted Service Hub to accelerate mobile payments adoption in a fragmented ecosystem

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Posted on 29th Jan 2015 by in Mobile

We look at how the Trusted Services Hub can bridge the fragmentation endemic in mobile payments and accelerate deployments and consumer acceptance of the new services

Mobile authentication – the key to simplifying and securing multiple website logins

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Posted on 28th Jan 2015 by in Mobile

The average consumer uses 25 different usernames to log in to all their online services, at a cost of convenience and security. How can we address the challenge, improve the user experience and increase our overall security from the hacker threat? Mobile Authentication is one key answer.

From the IoTMaker shortlist: The Connected Fire Extinguisher

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Posted on 27th Jan 2015 by in M2M

Once again we look at one of our IoTMaker entries in detail, this time the excellent idea of a connected fire extinguisher from Guillaume Chabas.

From the IoTMaker shortlist: ePot – a smart gardening solution for indoor plants

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Posted on 14th Jan 2015 by in M2M

In another post looking at one of our IoTMaker entries in detail, we delve into the brilliant e-Pot idea from Mohamed Khalil Zendah.

Has your business unwrapped mobile security threats over the festive period?

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Posted on 12th Jan 2015 by in Enterprise Security

With new mobile devices like the iPhone 6 and Apple iPad Air 2 topping many present lists this year, we’ve compiled top tips to help businesses ensure they haven’t unwrapped mobile security threats over the festive period.

All I want for Christmas is the IoT

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Posted on 23rd Dec 2014 by in M2M

After spotting a great post from the Wireless Noodle covering a few IoT highlights from this Christmas season, we’ve decided to put together our own IoT Christmas wish list.

Just over a week to go for our M2M Holiday Countdown Calendar

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Posted on 16th Dec 2014 by in M2M

An introduction to our M2M Holiday Countdown Calendar – instead of chocolate, readers will receive a nugget of M2M knowledge. There are also chances to win an iPad Air for those who answer the trivia questions correctly.

IoT idea: Traffic Accident Detector

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Posted on 28th Nov 2014 by in M2M

As part of our IoT Maker challenge, we’ve mocked up a blueprint for a concept submission we received from Thang Nguyen. Thang’s idea uses the Internet of Things to alert hospitals of nearby road traffic accidents in real time.