Jon Gold

Senior Writer

Jon Gold covers IoT and wireless networking for Network World. Contact him via email or Twitter.

IoT roundup:  VMware, Nokia beef up their IoT

Nyansa’s Voyance expands to the IoT

Nyansa’s Voyance expands to the IoT

Voyance’s AIOps capabilities now cover a broad new range of devices.

Why blockchain (might be) coming to an IoT implementation near you

Why blockchain (might be) coming to an IoT implementation near you

There’s a small but growing overlap between the internet of things and blockchain, but there are challenges.

IoT roundup: Keeping an eye on energy use and Volkswagen teams with AWS

IoT roundup: Keeping an eye on energy use and Volkswagen teams with AWS

This week's roundup features new tech from MIT, big news in the automotive sector and a handy new level of centralization from a smaller IoT-focused company.

Triton and the new wave of IIoT security threats

Triton and the new wave of IIoT security threats

Triton malware, which can shut down industrial safety systems, causing damage to facilities and threatening human life, targets the industrial internet of things.

Quantum computing will break your encryption in a few years

Quantum computing will break your encryption in a few years

Quantum technology is set to make public-key infrastructure obsolete before too long, but it might also keep your data secure.

Mobile World Congress: The time of 5G is (almost) here

Mobile World Congress: The time of 5G is (almost) here

Mobile World Congress, the wireless industry’s big annual showcase, featured a heavy emphasis on 5G, the next generation of licensed mobile networks.

Bringing IoT to old-school industries without disruption is challenging

Bringing IoT to old-school industries without disruption is challenging

Most industries that are moving to modern IoT are faced with integrating the new technology with their older gear, making for a complex transition, but the technical side of the process is getting simpler by the day.

IoT roundup: Outer space, the building is getting smart, and trucking

IoT roundup: Outer space, the building is getting smart, and trucking

This IoT roundup covers a satellite-based IoT network, commercial real estate, and IoT on the road.

Edge security: There’s lots of attack surfaces to worry about

Edge security: There’s lots of attack surfaces to worry about

Making edge computing safe means applying sound security principles to the unique edge environment.

Is jumping ahead to Wi-Fi 6 the right move?

Is jumping ahead to Wi-Fi 6 the right move?

Devices supporting Wi-Fi 6 a.k.a 802.11ax are expected out in 2019, but with the standard yet to be ratified, jumping in early might best be left to those with a compelling use case - and those do exist.

Linux Foundation backs a group to boost edge networking

Linux Foundation backs a group to boost edge networking

A new group called LF Edge is pushing for an open unified framework that will promote plug-and-play interoperability, cloud provisioning, other streamlining to improve edge networks.

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