The Internet of Things on AWS – Official Blog

Category: AWS IoT Core

Assessing OT and IIoT cybersecurity risk

This blog is co-authored by Ryan Dsouza, AWS and John Cusimano, Deloitte  Introduction Innovative and forward-looking oil and gas, electrical generation and distribution, aviation, maritime, rail, utilities, and manufacturing companies who use Operational Technology (OT) to run their businesses are adopting the cloud in many forms as a result of their digital transformation initiatives. Data […]

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Monitor AWS IoT connections in near-real time using MQTT LWT

In a connected device, you may need to monitor devices in near-real time to detect error and mitigate actions, Last Will and Testament (LWT) method for MQTT addresses this challenge. LWT is a standard method of MQTT protocol specification that allows to detect abrupt disconnects of devices and to notify other clients about this abrupt […]

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7 patterns for IoT data ingestion and visualization- How to decide what works best for your use case

Whether you are just starting with your Internet of Things (IoT) journey, or already have millions of connected IoT devices, you might be looking for ways to maximize the value extracted from your IoT data. IoT devices data can contain a wealth of information within its reported telemetry data, metadata, state, and commands and responses. […]

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How to manage IoT device certificate rotation using AWS IoT

Introduction The Internet of Things (IoT) is transforming business operations and customer experiences across a variety of industries. This unlimited opportunity enables business transformation, but if not implemented correctly, it also brings security, risk, and privacy concerns, compromising your data and brand. In industrial facilities, OT (Operational Technology) environments are leveraging more IT solutions to improve […]

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How to detect anomalies in device metrics and improve your security posture using AWS IoT Device Defender custom metrics

Introduction IoT applications and devices can be diverse and are used across industries such as utilities, agriculture, manufacturing, mining, and consumer electronics. With the exponential growth of IoT devices and the increasing threat landscape, it also means that IoT security needs to be accounted for and designed into the solution from the ground up. AWS […]

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How the University of Technology Sydney is transforming stroke rehabilitation with biomedical robots and AWS IoT

Introduction In this blog, we discuss how University of Technology Sydney (UTS) took on the challenge of at-home rehabilitation for stroke patients using biomedical engineering and robotics, and AWS solutions such as AWS Internet of Things (IoT). Stroke is the third most common cause of death in Australia and a leading cause of disability according […]

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Architecture for Static IP Addresses for IoT Core Endpoint

Creating static IP addresses and custom domains for AWS IoT Core endpoints

The Internet of Things (IoT) describes services and solutions to monitor and control real world objects, such as industrial equipment, light switches, thermostats, sensors and actuators. AWS offers the AWS IoT Core service that allows such devices to connect to the AWS Cloud. The AWS IoT Message Broker is the central point to securely transmit […]

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How to implement zero trust IoT solutions with AWS IoT

Introduction Zero trust is often misunderstood. It’s not a product but a security model and associated set of architectural principles and patterns. One of the main challenges customers face is determining how zero-trust principles can be applied to Internet of Things (IoT) and how to get started with incorporating zero trust with Amazon Web Services […]

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Build a proof-of-concept IoT solution in under 3 hours with the AWS IoT Device Client

Introduction You may be starting on your IoT journey, or have thousands of devices connected already. Maybe you just built an IoT business application, and want to deploy it to your fleet. You’re looking for a way to build functionality to control, update, monitor, or secure your IoT devices. To guide you through this process […]

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Monitor and visualise building occupancy with AWS IoT Core, Amazon QuickSight and Raspberry Pi

Occupancy monitoring in buildings is a valuable tool across different industries. From healthcare to industrial, and from entertainment to retail, customers are looking for modern and scalable IoT solutions to make practical business decisions. For example, many exhibitions in public art museums employ an open-ended approach, where there is no clear starting or finishing point […]

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