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Public Trust is Crucial for the Success of the Internet of Everything by Chris Long

The rapid adoption, growth, and spread of the Internet of Everything (IoE) is inevitable. But even as we see massive growth in IoE, we must also acknowledge and work to mitigate the considerable risk associated with these advances. Reliable security and continued "public trust" in IoE are fundamental to the success of the IoE revolution.    Read More

Wearable to Aware-able: Contact, Connection, Context (Cisco Blog, Dave Evans)

Since the dawn of time, humans have been motivated by an innate desire to be connected to each other and to information. Today, we are seeing this need satisfied as the Internet of Everything (IoE) evolves to connect more people, process, data and things than ever before. An essential part of the growth of the Internet of Everything will depend on how mobile devices, connected things and wearable technology adapts and develops to become more aware and intelligent.    Read More

Cisco's Padmasree Warrior Briefs Hill Staff on Internet of Everything

On June 5, 2014, CPPI hosted a roundtable on the Internet of Everything with Cisco's Chief Technology and Strategy Officer Padmasree Warrior and Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA) on Capitol Hill. Warrior discussed how the next era of the Internet will impact a variety of sectors including healthcare, education, and agriculture.
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North Korea Was Behind Sony Hack, U.S. Says, but What Can It Do? (Bloomberg)

December 18, 2014

U.S. officials plan to announce this week that North Korea is behind the cyber-attack that crippled Sony Pictures Entertainment computers and forced the studio to pull “The Interview,” a person briefed on the FBI probe said.

U.S. law enforcement and intelligence officials have gathered sufficient evidence to determine with high confidence that the North Korean government is responsible, said another person, who wasn’t authorized to speak publicly. It’s not entirely clear whether operatives from the country carried out the hack or sponsored it, said the person, a U.S. official with knowledge of the investigation.

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