Jon Gold

Senior Writer

Jon Gold covers IoT and wireless networking for Network World. He can be reached at jon_gold@idg.com.

IoT roundup: A wide-scale security flaw and energy-sector botnets

IoT roundup: Ripple20 effects and mitigations, more COVID-focused IoT, research on risky devices

IoT roundup: Ripple20 effects and mitigations, more COVID-focused IoT, research on risky devices

This week’s IoT news includes the biggest set of IoT vulnerabilities yet, Broadcom’s sell-off of its IoT wing, and a report detailing the riskiest types of IoT devices.

IoT takes aim at social distancing

IoT takes aim at social distancing

How IoT technology can help enforce social-distancing rules by monitoring occupancy in workspaces.

IoT roundup: Tech companies step up to help fight against COVID-19

IoT roundup: Tech companies step up to help fight against COVID-19

This month, we look at some of the ways the IoT sector is helping to combat the spread of the novel coronavirus.

IoT Roundup: VMware buys, ARM pushes for the edge and IoT in the walls

IoT Roundup: VMware buys, ARM pushes for the edge and IoT in the walls

Virtualization pioneer VMware continues its streak of IoT-related acquisitions, ARM rolls out silicon for the edge, and your walls may be lined with IoT sensors.

IoT roundup: IoT shifts focus to SMBs, standards movement and the sea

IoT roundup: IoT shifts focus to SMBs, standards movement and the sea

The internet of things for small businesses gets a bounce thanks to Arduino and Sprint, potential movement towards standards-based IoT emerges and catching some IoT news from the sea.

 IoT roundup: Quantifying growth,  medical imaging and 5G (have you heard of it?)

IoT roundup: Quantifying growth, medical imaging and 5G (have you heard of it?)

As 2020 approaches, we look at quantifying trends and ROI around the internet of things, an advance in medical imaging tech and bringing another type of network to the IoT game.

IoT roundup: Carriers expand NB-IoT, Congress eyes IoT security …

IoT roundup: Carriers expand NB-IoT, Congress eyes IoT security …

A powerful IoT networking technology used by the major carriers continues to gain ground, Congress makes noise about training and a prominent researcher warns of security trouble ahead.

IoT roundup: Security holes abound, GE Digital makes noise and more

IoT roundup: Security holes abound, GE Digital makes noise and more

This week, we look at IoT security holes -- both usual and unusual -- an IIoT player makes a move, and mergers and partnerships worth noting.

IoT roundup: Smart buildings, airport headaches and off to Paris

IoT roundup: Smart buildings, airport headaches and off to Paris

This week’s internet of things roundup takes a trip to the airport to learn how IoT can ease security line angst and then jets off for Paris and India.

IoT roundup: Keeping an eye on energy use and Volkswagen teams with AWS

IoT roundup: Keeping an eye on energy use and Volkswagen teams with AWS

This week's roundup features new tech from MIT, big news in the automotive sector and a handy new level of centralization from a smaller IoT-focused company.

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