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IEEE Internet of Things Newsletter – September 2014

September 11, 2014 Comments off

IEEE IoT Newsletter – September 2014
Source: IEEE
From press release:

IEEE, the world’s largest professional organization advancing technology for humanity, today announced that the IEEE Future Directions’ Internet of Things (IEEE IoT) Initiative has launched an eNewsletter. The IEEE IoT eNewsletter is a bi-monthly, technically focused online publication that highlights important, current IoT-related technology developments, innovations, and trends from the world’s top subject matter experts, researchers and practitioners. The eNewsletter’s inaugural issue is available immediately on the IEEE IoT web portal. Subscription to the IEEE IoT eNewsletter is provided as a benefit of membership in the IEEE IoT Technical Community at no charge. To become a member of the complimentary IEEE IoT Technical Community and stay informed on developments in this multi-disciplinary area, visit the IEEE IoT web portal and click on the “Join the IoT Technical Community” button on the home page.

The inaugural edition of the IEEE IoT eNewsletter is available now and includes the following articles:

  • The Fading Line Between Atoms and Bits by Roberto Saracco, EIT ICT Labs;
  • Emerging IoT Applications Illustrate Emerging Trends by Dr. Chung-sheng Li, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center;
  • The Internet of Things: A Title That is Both Wrong and Unhelpful by William Webb, Weightless SIG;
  • The Internet of Things: The Story So Far by Payam Barnaghi, University of Surrey and Amit Sheth, Wright State University.

The November issue of the IEEE IoT eNewsletter will include exclusive content from authors Aapo Markkanen, ABI Research; Dongman Lee, KAIST; Luigi Atzori, University of Cagliari; and David Rogers, Copper Horse.

Hat tip: ResearchBuzz

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Analysis of Unintentional Insider Threats Deriving from Social Engineering Exploits

May 29, 2014 Comments off

Analysis of Unintentional Insider Threats Deriving from Social Engineering Exploits (PDF)
Source: 2014 IEEE Security and Privacy Workshops

Organizations often suffer harm from individuals who bear no malice against them but whose actions unintentionally expose the organizations to risk—the unintentional insider threat (UIT). In this paper we examine UIT cases that derive from social engineering exploits. We report on our efforts to collect and analyze data from UIT social engineering incidents to identify possible behavioral and technical patterns and to inform future research and development of UIT mitigation strategies.

Environmental Life Style Analysis (ELSA)

April 13, 2011 Comments off

Environmental Life Style Analysis (ELSA) (PDF)
Source: IEEE International Symposium on Electronics and the Environment

In this study we connect life styles and spending patterns to environmental impacts and economic implications for people living in the United States. The results show that even the most modest life styles (Buddhist monk, homeless etc) have impacts much larger that the world average.

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