You don’t have to be a software engineer to understand the Internet of Things. Below you’ll find simple, non-technical explanations of key IoT concepts you need to know.
What Is IoT SAFE and How Does it Improve IoT Security?
12.07.2023 IoT SAFE is one of the many ways the mobile industry is consolidating security functions into fewer components and shifting the data-intensive burdens of security away from IoT applications. It leans on the SIM card to help mitigate risks associated with IoT devices, so you can build a more secure infrastructure for your IoT solutions.
What Is IoT Security? Risks, Examples, and Solutions
Any Internet-enabled device is vulnerable to being hacked and misused. In the age of the Internet of Things, there are billions of connected devices someone could use to access private data, spread malware, or even cause tangible harm.
What is Internet Breakout?
So an Internet breakout may be your local Wi-Fi router at home - or the gateway of your IoT sensors. In a cellular network internet breakout is the point where the data leaves the operator network. So for local networks such as Wi-Fi or Bluetooth - the internet breakout is usually at the location of the device itself - for cellular networks the breakout is in a central place of the home operator - the one that sold the SIM card.
What Is the AWS IoT Core?
AWS calls their IoT Core the “backbone of IoT deployments.” It brings your devices and applications to the cloud and opens the door to using other AWS tools like:
What Is IaaS? Infrastructure as a Service Explained
IaaS is one of the four types of cloud computing services. The other three types are:
What Is A2P SMS? Application-to-Person Messaging Explained
Password reset requests, two-step authentication, and appointment reminders are all common examples of Application-to-Peer messaging. Enterprise businesses also use A2P SMS to turn text messaging into an outbound marketing channel.