Insights from BCC Research

Q&A with Nandita Bhotika: Opportunities in Securing the Internet of Things

Posted by BCC Research Editorial on Nov 3, 2017 10:30:00 AM

Nandita-bhotika.jpgIn less than two weeks, BCC Research will host a webinar “Opportunities in Securing the Internet of Things: Assessing Threats and Closing Gaps” led by analyst Nandita Bhotika and Senior Editor Michael Sullivan. We asked the analyst a few questions for a sneak peek at the topics and markets she’ll be addressing.

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Smart Card Technology Gets Under Our Skin

Posted by Clayton Luz on Sep 21, 2017 10:00:00 AM

I've got you under my skin, as the song goes.

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Is Blockchain Technology an Answer to Bitcoin-based Cybercrimes?

Posted by Clayton Luz on Aug 29, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Cybersecurity.jpgRansomware is malware that encrypts a user’s files and demands that the user pay a ransom to have the files decrypted for their release. Last May, a global cyberware attack spread the malware to countless computers in more than 150 countries, with victims instructed to make payments using the digital currency Bitcoin. According to the Wall Street Journal, Bitcoin is the preferred payment method of most ransomware infections because it allows users to send and receive money from anywhere in the world, often anonymously.

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New VR Camera has 17 Lenses and Costs $17,000

Posted by Clayton Luz on May 9, 2017 7:40:23 PM
Google has released in tandem with a Chinese digital camera company a virtual reality (VR) camera that shoots 4K video simultaneously on all 17 of its cameras. The device uses Google's Jump software to stitch the footage together into a single, immersive 360-degree VR film.
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