Archive: IIOT Cyber

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Army Enlists IBM’s Watson To Streamline Logistics, Vehicle Maintenance

In renewing its deal with IBM [IBM] for could computing services, the Army plans to enlist the company’s Watson artificial intelligence to gather and analyze data directly from combat vehicles and use the information to streamline maintenance schedules. A continuation of the Army’s Logistics Support Activity (LOGSA), the $135 million contract represents a 33-month extension […]

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Symantec Selling Website Security Solutions To DigiCert

Symantec [SYMC] and DigiCert Inc. on Wednesday said they have agreed to DigiCert acquiring Symantec’s website security and PKI solutions for $950 million in cash and a 30 percent stake in DigiCert, a deal that expands its talent and capabilities in website security. Utah-based DigiCert said the acquisition will allow it to take advantage of […]

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Senators Introduce Bill To Improve Security Of Internet Of Things

A group of Democratic and Republican senators on Tuesday introduced legislation aimed at improving the cyber security of online devices, commonly called the Internet of Things (IoT). The Internet of Things Cybersecurity Improvement Act of 2017 directs that the vendors that supply the federal government with IOT devices must ensure they can be patched, don’t […]