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What to Expect from Cyber Threats in 2018? The Same, Experts Warn

Posted by Jeff Schmerker on Dec 13, 2017 2:15:00 PM

iStock-671400360.jpgIf you thought cybercrimes were big in 2017, just wait for next year.

“2017 was a year dominated by news of data breaches and new cybersecurity threats, from major hacks affecting companies like Equifax and Verizon to ransomware attacks such as the global WannaCry incident,” reported security trends site CSO. “It stands to reason then that we will see more of the same in 2018, with corporations, governments, public bodies and even political campaigns all likely targets.”

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Topics: Information Technology

Explosive Growth of IoT Exposes New Market’s Chief Downside: Security

Posted by Jeff Schmerker on Dec 6, 2017 2:30:00 PM

communication-1927697_960_720.pngThe Internet of Things is transforming the intelligence and economics of economies and markets around the world, but this opportunity arrives with a serious challenge – security.

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Topics: Information Technology

BYO Device: New Concept Forces Employers to Rethink Cloud Security

Posted by Jeff Schmerker on Nov 30, 2017 2:40:00 PM

Security_Image.jpegFor better or worse, BYOD looks like it’s becoming the global standard for technology platforms.

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Adoption of Smart Meters Continues Apace in U.S., Some Concerns Remain

Posted by Jeff Schmerker on Nov 28, 2017 11:30:00 AM

Smart_Meter.jpegSmart power meters are now the rule, not the exception, although pricing and implementation continue to be barriers to more widespread adoption.

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Topics: Information Technology