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ms.akkineni
ms.akkineni
6/1/2016 2:59:18 PM
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Compliance Vs Security
IOT Data Compliance - This is something totally different than Security, though very important. This is more of an effort to make sure data meets al regulatory and compliance standards. This absolutely has least to absolutely zero impact to end customers.

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ms.akkineni
ms.akkineni
6/1/2016 3:09:30 PM
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Re: Compliance Vs Security
"Compliance is good. But just because data is compliant doesn't mean it is secure" Absolutely, both are very different. Compliance is more like a regulatory related thing. Security is something extremely important as unless customers are sure that their data is secure they won't be ready to adapt anything new. Itis that simple yet very crucial requirement.

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elizabethv
elizabethv
6/2/2016 7:33:22 AM
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Interesting
It's kind of crazy that one of the biggest hindrances to security are regulations. One would think both should go hand-in-hand. It would just make sense, at least in my mind, to want regulations that stabilize security, and make it universal no matter where you are. If the regulators don't know what is needed, more communication needs to be taking place between the tech companies and the regulators 

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ms.akkineni
ms.akkineni
6/2/2016 12:54:49 PM
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Re: Interesting
I agree.

Though Security and Compliance are two different things, there is a need for both to go hand in hand. You mentioned a very good point that regulations should steabilize securiy.

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DHagar
DHagar
6/2/2016 6:49:46 PM
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Re: Interesting
@ms.akkineni, indeed.  One controls adoption of regulations.  The other, maybe more important, drives the markets so that the industry can "align" with commonly understand protocols designed to mitigate and control risk.

It would be ideal if regulators better understood the risks and at least made them compatible.

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DHagar
DHagar
6/2/2016 6:40:39 PM
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Re: Interesting
@elizabethv, you make a good point about regulators knowing what is needed.  That may be part of the problem in that they know what they want to control but I am not sure all regulators know what is needed.

The industry and users know the security risks - which is what is needed.  If those don't come together you are left with regulations that just force compliance but don't add any layer of security protection.

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mpouraryan
mpouraryan
6/2/2016 11:51:44 PM
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Re: Interesting (A Brief Thought)
As the evolution is occurring, what about what Musk is forecasting for us (which is not a question of if, but when)?

Musk's Future: Driverless Roads by 2019, Mars Colonization by 2025


 

 

Elon Musk shares his thoughts on the future in his mind, from widespread autonomous cars, to the first colonists on Mars, to how artificial intelligence could doom us all.

FULL ARTICLE

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DHagar
DHagar
6/3/2016 1:46:49 PM
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Re: Interesting (A Brief Thought)
@mpouraryan, good info - as always.

Musk always has provocative thoughts.  I believe that is for two reasons - he has worked significantly in two key fields - automobiles and space - and has applied the technology in new and innovative models.  I believe, however, that his sole focus on technology being the solution to everything is somewhat skewed and probably reflects the understandable proprietary interests.

He truly is an innovator and has accomplished a great deal.  But I believe his forecasts do not reflect the reality of society's adoption at the same level of acceptance of technology that he has.  It is a purely technology solution which I do not believe will ever be the reality.

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mpouraryan
mpouraryan
6/3/2016 9:14:13 PM
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Re: Interesting (A Brief Thought)
Thank you @DHagar for your thoughts--we have to push our boundaries ever more.  If that was not the case, Edison would not have discovered electricity, The Wright Brothers would not have flown the first plane and Jobs et. al would not have been at the forefront of where we are today.    Musk, Bezos et. al are at the forefront of change--and they will fail more than they will succeed--I have underscored how we have to control it--but that requires a sense of balance which we have to strive for as we are witness to such change:

Tesla Tests Self-Driving Functions With Secret Updates to Its Customers' Cars


tesla tests self driving functions

What it is: Over the last 18 months, Tesla's amassed 780 million miles of Model X and S autonomous driving data, and every 10 hours, it gets another million miles' worth. That's largely due to Tesla's over-the-air updates: engineers can pull high-res data from vehicles and remotely install inert autonomous software so that, as MIT Technology Review writes, "[the software] can react to real road and traffic conditions, without controlling the vehicle."

Why it's important: Because of this capability to digitally perform software updates to customers' cars -- and test new self-driving features without affecting how the vehicle operates -- Tesla now gathers more Autopilot data in a single day than Google's autonomous driving program has gathered since 2009. Every day, Tesla's fleet of data-gathering vehicles grows, and drivers are already experiencing the benefits of this test data

 

Wishing you all a fab, joyous and restful W-End 

:)



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DHagar
DHagar
6/3/2016 9:23:03 PM
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Re: Interesting (A Brief Thought)
@mpouraryan, great thoughts.  Indeed, we can't learn new unless we begin to test what we know - the value of research and development.  The one key becomes the stages of development and where the "middle" is.  The adoption of technology falls somewhere between the advanced and the laggards.  The one thing that I think may be different in IoT is its potential consumer focus (ie beyond smart phones to sensors and uses in smart cities, fitbits, smart homes, etc.).

Thanks - you have a great weekend as well.

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mpouraryan
mpouraryan
6/3/2016 9:31:04 PM
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Re: Interesting (A Brief Thought)
I would humbly suggest @Dhagar that the era is already here--what Amy Webb deemed the "internet of X":

http://www.inc.com/magazine/201604/amy-webb/searchable-future-internet-of-everything.html

Appreciate the thoughts--hope you all have a cool one--we're up in the 80's here in So. Cal!! :)



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DHagar
DHagar
6/6/2016 9:11:38 PM
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Re: Interesting (A Brief Thought)

@mpouraryan, I agree with you about the era "of possibilities".  Clearly the technology is here and the advanced users are already creating new models, services, and leading the field.  I was referring to the widespread adoption about the "masses" - that will include the laggards. 

We are making great advancements truly - but not everyone is "in sync" with this thinking or onboard with the great visions and understanding of Telco Transformation community.  I believe the transformations are coming soon, though!

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mpouraryan
mpouraryan
6/7/2016 8:11:27 AM
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Re: Interesting (A Brief Thought)
I would suggest that the transformation is already here--we have to harness it in a way that is beneficial to all--and on a side note, was hoping to catch this on iOT, but can't due to being on duty for the California Elections--Here is the link if anyone in Community is interested in at least signing up; to catch up the archives:

https://event.on24.com/eventRegistration/EventLobbyServlet?target=registration.jsp&eventid=1190225&sessionid=1&key=A4504E3A765BB61C872DDD6828D53211&sourcepage=register

 

 

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DHagar
DHagar
6/7/2016 1:51:25 PM
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Re: Interesting (A Brief Thought)
@mpouraryan,  Thanks for info.

Kudos for doing your civic duty today!

 

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mpouraryan
mpouraryan
6/8/2016 2:44:45 AM
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Re: Interesting (A Brief Thought)
Very Gracious of you @DHagar--Transformation entails embracing and engaging as best as we can.    It was quite a joy to be witness to it all.     We have so much in America to be thankful for.

 

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DHagar
DHagar
6/8/2016 12:40:48 PM
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Re: Interesting (A Brief Thought)
@mpouraryan, good thoughts!  That's what makes this nation great - we remember that the human element keeps things in perspective.  We make mistakes, but we keep coming back to the right values.  A good lesson for us with technology!

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batye
batye
6/13/2016 5:03:59 AM
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Re: Interesting (A Brief Thought)
@mpouraryan yes, we do :) I could not agree more...

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mpouraryan
mpouraryan
6/13/2016 3:14:01 PM
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Re: Interesting (A Brief Thought)
Technology will continue to make our lives better--no question.    The challenge is to harness it in a way that serves us and for us not to be subservient to it.     

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batye
batye
6/13/2016 3:24:06 PM
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Re: Interesting (A Brief Thought)
@mpouraryan yes good point... right on...

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elizabethv
elizabethv
6/3/2016 8:30:46 AM
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Re: Interesting
@DHagar - it is amazing how what seems like common sense doesn't seem to happen in business, for reasons I have no ability to understand. One would think cohesion between the various arms of a unit would be beneficial to everyone.

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DHagar
DHagar
6/3/2016 1:56:28 PM
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Re: Interesting
@elizabethv - good insights.  Great example of the strengths and weaknesses of pure competition - the older busines models.  Due to increased market changes, Moore's Law, etc., you see more co-optition and collaboration - even among competitors.  I believe that is the growing realization that we are competitive in our own spheres, but share resources and common interests on larger issues.  Thus the new models of ecosystems, open platforms, etc., that link and unify those interests.

Maybe progress?

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JohnBarnes
JohnBarnes
6/2/2016 7:38:23 AM
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Well, sure ...
And it's good for data and software to be able to flow/migrate from region to region seamlessly. But every inter-regional seam is a place where malefactors can trip. (Uncluttered houses are nice but they're also more convenient for burglars). Compliance and security not only aren't the same thing; they are sometimes antithetical. (Notice how the many precautions at airports cause millions of people to try to bend the rules or find ways around!)

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DHagar
DHagar
6/2/2016 6:52:34 PM
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Re: IoT Symposium - P2
@Joe Stanganelli, great reporting - thanks for providing "intelligent" analysis of the IoT developments!

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mhhf1ve
mhhf1ve
6/3/2016 7:36:18 PM
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Standards...
> "I remain skeptical [that IoT will get a standard] anytime soon."

Yup. This is right on the nose. It will take at least a decade (or maybe never?) for IoT to get any standards. It took about a decade for Android/iOS to take over the smartphone market, and that's just "one" kind of device. An IoT network of devices (plural) is going to have a much tougher time getting any stable standards. Maybe IoT will fall on Android and iOS standards? But... maybe not.

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Michelle
Michelle
6/3/2016 7:40:23 PM
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Re: Standards...
To that I say standards, smandards! Who needs 'em!? Mobile devices have suffered a sort of standards problem with device fragmentation. I'm endlessly curious about the future of other connected devices in this context...

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DHagar
DHagar
6/3/2016 9:27:13 PM
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Re: Standards...
@Michelle, interesting thoughts!  I believe that you have a point on the standards better aligning the networks - that is where there is more of a need.

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DHagar
DHagar
6/3/2016 9:24:57 PM
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Re: Standards...
@mhhf1ve, along with your "healthy" skepticism, here are some additional thoughts.  Will the standards be in the device, the network, or the data?  Maybe the standards will be developed on a platform that uses the data for multiple purposes?

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