Jon Gold

Senior Writer

Jon covers open-source, mobile, network managment and partridges in pear trees for Network World. Get at him via email or Twitter.

Despite new silicon, 802.11ax isn't coming to the enterprise for a while

Feds consider tougher requirements for IoT security

Feds consider tougher requirements for IoT security

A bill submitted this week to the U.S. Senate could be the first step toward fixing IoT security, requiring that device makers who want to do business with the federal government meet basic security standards.

IoT security for healthcare is in critical condition

IoT security for healthcare is in critical condition

Medical devices lack many features and capabilities that help protect other network-attached devices from attack.

The 10 most powerful companies in enterprise networking

The 10 most powerful companies in enterprise networking

Here's our ranking of the top 10 network-gear vendors that serve corporate needs.

Bluetooth Mesh takes aim at enterprise IoT, but hasn’t taken flight

Bluetooth Mesh takes aim at enterprise IoT, but hasn’t taken flight

The mesh networking features introduced to Bluetooth this week are designed to make the technology more appealing for enterprise IoT use. A lot depends, however, on which enterprise use case you’re talking about.

What is IoT?

What is IoT?

Our overview of the patchwork of technologies that makes up the Internet of Things, and the major issues facing IoT.

Pest-control IoT: Tough on rats

Pest-control IoT: Tough on rats

Swedish pest control company Anticimex is using IoT to trap rats more efficiently.

DreamWorks: The animation studio's powerful network

DreamWorks: The animation studio's powerful network

Creating light-hearted entertainment is heavy technological work, according to the networking pros who help run DreamWorks Animation's IT.

How Red Bull Racing uses IoT to win

How Red Bull Racing uses IoT to win

Red Bull Racing CIO Matt Cadieux details the complex IoT implementation that the team uses to squeeze the maximum amount of performance out of its cars.

9 free Wi-Fi stumbling and surveying tools

9 free Wi-Fi stumbling and surveying tools

Here are 9 free Wi-Fi stumbling and surveying tools to reveal important details about Wi-Fi networks.

The top 7 Linux IoT projects

The top 7 Linux IoT projects

IoT, in all of its manifold forms, is increasingly a Linux game, and the Linux Foundation lists seven projects as the key players in the march of connected open-source systems. Here's a rundown.

Experts: The future of IoT will be fascinating and also potentially catastrophic

The Internet of Things is going to be inescapable, pervasive, and riddled with more insecurity than a middle schooler’s birthday party, but it’s at least going to be interesting, according to a raft of prominent technologists surveyed...

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