PORTSMOUTH – As the Internet of Things, known as IoT, becomes more and more a part of our daily lives – and the security and privacy issues that come with it – a local expert says a balance is required between the politics of the industry itself and the way it goes much is government regulate it.
“I think these interests are balanced,” said Dave Kjendal, chief technology officer at Senet (https://www.senetco.com/), a Portsmouth company specializing in connectivity solutions and software for IoT networks. “I think there are certain things that the industry is very good at on its own, and one of those things is developing safer technology.”
IoT is a broad term for a network of connected objects – or things. These things are embedded in sensors, software, and other technologies to connect and exchange data with other devices and systems over the Internet or some other type of network.
IoT is used for home appliances these days – washing machines and …