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About Katie Macdonald

Katie is a content writer at DigiCert with interests in varying fields including marketing, strategy, and editing.

  1. What Security Pros Predict for IoT Security in 2017

    According to research firm Gartner, there were an estimated 6.4 billion IoT devices in 2016, and are forecasting over 20 billion IoT devices by 2020. Despite such impressive numbers, there has been a fundamental lack of basic security throughout the IoT industry. For the past few years, experts have been sounding warnings about IoT security…


  2. Maximize Certificate Sales with the DigiCert Reseller Partner Account

    DigiCert partners can offer their customers high-assurance certificates and award-winning customer support—all while gaining residual benefits on customer purchases. Becoming a partner with a publicly trusted CA allows a company to offer a full line of certificates to their customers without taking on the burden of maintaining a CA or worrying about compliance, technicalities, or…


  3. Improper Employee Access Compromises Healthcare Organizations

    Healthcare organizations are a hub for huge volumes of data, personal information, and hacking potential. It is hardly a question why new research by Solutionary found that healthcare organizations are 114 times more likely to be hit by ransomware infections than financial firms or educational institutions, considering the multitude of valuable records that can be…


  4. What the Internet of Things Means for Your Car

    One in 5 cars will have some form of wireless network connection in 2020, according to Gartner. In the Internet of Things, formerly unconnected devices are wirelessly linked to the Internet in order to capture data or automate systems, and cars are now a major element of this emerging technology. “Connected cars” are revolutionizing the…


  5. Three Challenges for the Industrial IoT

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    The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is a sublet of the IoT phenomenon, referring specifically to connected technologies in the manufacturing industry. IIoT technology captures data by monitoring and controlling production processes, which improves overall documentation and quality management. By 2020, revenues generated from the IIoT market will be about $225 billion. What’s more, companies…