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How to Feel Secure With Your Data in 2018

Implementing multiple layers of security is the common thread for today’s data security strategies. The layered approach has worked in some cases. However, other companies have still become vulnerable to hackers. In fact, numerous large global enterprises with significant technology budgets have fallen victim to hackers. It may make you wonder just how realistic it is to […]

In Mark Zuckerberg We Trust? The State and Future of Facebook, User Data, Cambridge Analytica, Fake News, Elections, Russia and You

In the wake of Cambridge Analytica, data misappropriation, #deletefacebook, calls for regulation and pending testimony to U.S. Congress, Facebook announced a series of initiatives to restrict data access and also a renewed selfie awareness to focus efforts on protecting people on the platform. What’s more notable however is that Mark Zuckerberg also hosted a last-minute, […]

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The Key IoT Security Questions You Need To Ask

An Internet of Things (IoT) solution offers a multitude of business benefits from decreased operational costs to new revenue streams. But it also comes with a host of security considerations, including an ever-changing array of regulatory compliance requirements, demanding expert navigation and acute attention to detail. Below I’ve listed some of the critical questions to […]

How can you impress your client by making a smart conference hall?

Conducting a meeting in your conference hall, in earlier days, was considered as a hectic task. Arranging everything and turning the meeting into something fruitful, without using technology, was difficult. Almost every office has a conference hall where they can conduct their meetings. In the current scenario, technological advancements have gained success. It provided us […]

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Internet of Warnings: How Smart Technology Can Threaten Your Business’s Security

Science fiction technology may not be as far off as we believe. The Internet of Things (IoT) uses the powerful combination of Wi-Fi and cloud technology to send information and perform actions through devices with Internet capabilities. This advance stems from the use of telemetry, decades-old machine-to-machine communication via wired sensors and transmitters. Now the […]

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6 Factors to Determine the Success of Your IoT Project

The emergence of IoT has led to work smarter and revolutionizing the way employees work and interact with others. Workplaces are getting smarter; employees are being more productive and potential for smart workplace scheduling is evolving. According to a recent survey by Cisco, deployment of IoT is stalled 60% of the time while only 26% […]

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Is more IoT driving more cyber attacks?

The WannaCry ransomware attack from this May made the whole world think about cyber security issues once again. Another unique point for WannaCry versus previous cyber attacks is IoT also got involved with the crisis as well. We learned from the news reports that this worm virus was different from usual. It had not only tried to […]

Facial recognition tech makes it official: There is no privacy anymore

Recent weeks have brought controversy over electronic billboards in restaurants and shopping precincts that utilize advanced facial recognition techniques to not only provide personalized advertisements but also measure and record the consumer and their response, ostensibly to enable retailers to provide more targeted marketing and services. In Oslo, the restaurant Peppe’s Pizza had its usage of […]

How personal beacons can help keep women safe

“It’s not at all safe for women to walk around alone in the city at night” is sadly something women often hear. Whether it is a developed or a developing country, women feel unsafe anywhere. Keeping pepper spray or other devices can bring comfort, but may not be a safer solution. You need something that […]

Fed workers overwhelmingly feel naked…digitally

In conjunction with 451 Research, Thales has released its second annual data security research brief.  The 2017 Thales Data Threat Report, Federal Edition indicates that 96% of federal workers believe they are “very” or “extremely” vulnerable to data breaches. This number is larger than all other sectors polled by the report. Despite feeling extremely vulnerable […]

Smart city investment opportunities target $1.6 trillion market

Smart city technology not only promises to improve city life for residents, but stands to make investors loads of money in the process. ValueWalk sums up the upbeat findings of a new report by Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML) on smart city investment. The report, entitled “21st Century Cities: Global Smart Cities Primer Picks” […]

Dojo brings critical security to smart home automation

The introduction of smart home devices into the average home is on an upward trajectory with Gartner forecasting the number of connected devices to reach more than 21 billion by 2020. With this growth comes an increased risk of cyber attacks. As we get closer to a time where home electronics are embedded with IoT technology whether […]

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Electronic teddy bears the latest target for hackers

Recorded messages spoken to teddy bears could be the latest target for hackers, according to a report from security researcher Troy Hunt. CloudPets toys, the maker of electronic stuffed animals, left the personal information available for anyone to see. This included details of the child and recorded messages. See Also: Smart cities will soon buzz […]

Workplace wearables raise new privacy dilemmas for staff, firms

With the proliferation of wearable technology, companies are increasingly finding motivation to encourage staff to don connected devices. But on IDG’s CIO site tech writer Gary Eastwood delves into some of the worrisome privacy implications of wearbles in the workplace on employees. Companies are increasingly pushing wearable devices on their workers. In 2013, 2,000 firms worldwide […]

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Smart cities will soon buzz with drones prone to hacking, conflicts

Smart cities of the future will be swarming with aerial drones that will improve the lives of citizens and the effectiveness of municipal systems. However, a new report warns of the threat posed by fleets of municipal drones that are vulnerable to hacking and interoperability problems. South Africa’s ITWeb discussed a recent report co-produced by the […]