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How to Secure Your internet of Things at Home?

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Chandramouli Srinivasan

Why You Need to Secure the Internet of Things?

The hottest new trend on the Internet isn’t a new social network or app. It’s things. Dubbed “The Internet of Things” it refers to any object you can connect to with the Internet. These “things” include an array of devices and even systems. The Internet of Things promises to connect more devices than ever before. The Internet of Things can make your home more secure with a security system, but it can also open you up to identity theft and other cybercrimes. Any time you get a new piece of technology on the Internet of Things, you’re taking new chances with your online security.
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Security Vulnerabilities

Top 10 Software to Detect & Prevent Security Vulnerabilities from BlackHat USA Conference

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Chandramouli Srinivasan

BlackHat USA 2015 got recently concluded and we head a bunch of news around how BlackHat brought to light various security vulnerabilities in day-to-day life like ZigBee protocol, Device for stealing keyless cars & ATM card skimmers. However the presenters, who are also ethical hackers, also gave a bunch of tools to help software community to detect & prevent security holes in the hardware & software while the product is ready for release.  We have reviewed all the presentations from the conference and give you here a list of Top 10 tools/utilities that helps in security vulnerability detection & prevention. (more…)

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Salesforce’s most successful salesman no one knows – David Rudnitsky

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Chandramouli Srinivasan

He is one of the guys who was instrumental in putting the company to 50Billion USD today. He created sales playbook for his team that contains 11 strategies.

The playbook doesn’t contain any groundbreaking secrets, but has some important lessons that many companies can definitely learn from.

1. “Think BIG, Have Attitude”:
Think big (dollars and scope), not just the immediate opportunity in front of you. Behave as if your company is big, even if it’s not. Salesforce’s average customer had 12 users when Rudnitsky started out.

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Why Interop & Security are major issues in IOT?

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Chandramouli Srinivasan

Target’s experimental smart home space – “Open House” is ready to blow your mind in San Francisco

This is an interesting display given that every Smart thing is brought into one place for a demo. Target
claims to be controlling all things using a single Mobile App like IFTTT. Many Smart Home Devices in the U.S. operate  on WiFi, Bluetooth & ZigBee. Every device manufacturer have their own gateway for aggregation.This display might actually throw light on the number of devices needed and the complexity existing to make devices of various manufacturer to work together to achieve a specific space. This is extremely challenging and I would expect Target to have a lot of SILO implementation that is struggling to talk to each other to accomplish automation of a specific use case for the user. This would be classic case of identifying IOT interoperability nightmare.
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Scale of Internet 2015

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Chandramouli Srinivasan

Trust on internet and the business generated out of the internet is shifting to a different scale. KPCB research reveals a few key messages on the internet usage and a shift in business patterns emerging in different geographies like USA, China & India.

* Global Internet user growth is solid but slowing. Global Smartphone subscription growth is solid but slowing.

* Global internet usage growth is strong due to growth of Mobile & Video.

* Total internet ad revenue is 50B in which mobile ad contributes 13B.

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