Without security, the Internet of Things will cease to exist. With billions of new connected devices hitting the market over the next decade, IoT solution providers will need to understand the cybersecurity challenges unique to the Internet of Things. Those that do not will be prime targets for cyber criminals, who, as we have seen, will exploit any vulnerability with little regard for loss of capital or human wellbeing.

At every stage of the IoT value chain, companies are facing increasing pressure to take responsibility to embed security in their products from the beginning. Only through this approach can a secure and trusted market flourish. The GSMA, together with the mobile industry, has devised a range of valuable resources providing guidance and expertise to help companies with the challenge of securing the connected future.

Securing the Port of the Future Led by the University of Seville, the Port Authority of Seville, and Telefónica, the Tecnoport 2025 project uses Internet of Things (IoT) solutions to improve the efficiency of ...

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Solutions to Enhance IoT Authentication Using SIM Cards (UICC) Currently, SIM cards are used by Mobile Network Operators to authenticate devices accessing their network and services. But, in addition to this core function, SIM cards can supp...

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IoT Connection Efficiency Guidelines v4 In IoT scenarios IoT Device firmware and software play a significant part in determining the overall performance and behaviour of the IoT Service on the mobile network. With no h...

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Webinar Highlights: Assessing IoT Security Measures Cyber security is the “Sword of Damocles” hanging over all IoT solutions, and service providers need to act now to secure their IoT services and protect their custome...

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IoT Security – Industry Statistics IoT security has quickly become an industry priority. This is reflected in vast amounts of data that illustrate the growth of IoT security market and companies’ need for securi...

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The GSMA IoT Webinar Series 2016-17 This webinar series explores key initiatives to accelerate the delivery of new connected services and devices in the Internet of Things (IoT). Topics will be explored and discuss...

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A Breath of Fresh Air: IoT Big Data Helping to Improve London’s Air Quality Poor air quality in major cities can expose citizens to air pollution and lead to health risks such as asthma attacks, lung cancer, heart disease or chronic bronchitis. Air quali...

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Mobile Industry Launches Universal Hallmark for NB-IoT Organisations operating in the broader NB-IoT market now have the opportunity to illustrate the authenticity of their products following the mobile industry’s launch of the uni...

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Connecting Cities to a Smart Future Start-ups at Expo highlight how Mobile IoT can make cities effective and efficient Smart manhole covers, remote controlled streetlights, sophisticated damage detection systems, s...

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Ecosystem Meets at Turning Point for Connected Vehicles Dr Shane Rooney, IoT Executive Director, GSMA As we look ahead to 2026, connected vehicles constitute one of the greatest areas of promise for the industry.  Analyst house Machi...

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Mobile IoT to Help Utilities Meet Phenomenal Demand for Smart Capabilities Of all the industries set to deploy IoT technology in the years ahead, those in the utilities sector have among the most to gain.  That was a key take-away from discussions at t...

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GSMA Mobile IoT Initiative Helping Operators Target European Connected Energy Ma The GSMA today announced that mobile operators deploying new Mobile IoT networks will be able to benefit from the European connected energy market estimated to be worth USD$26 bi...

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