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Your company phone may be more at risk of a cybersecurity breach thanks to WFH

Your company phone may be more at risk of a cybersecurity breach thanks to WFH

Nearly half of businesses say work-from-home policies have hurt their cybersecurity practices, according to Verizon’s 2021 Mobile Security Index, published Tuesday. The report includes findings from a survey of 856 professionals responsible for buying, managing and securing mobile and internet of things (IOT) devices for companies.

Retail Cybersecurity: How to Protect Your Customer Data

Retail Cybersecurity: How to Protect Your Customer Data

In the early days of the pandemic, many retailers quickly launched e-commerce stores for the first time. Others expanded their offerings, such as adding online ordering with curbside pick-up. Within only a few months, the pandemic accelerated the shift to e-commerce stores by five years. This points to the need for increased retail cybersecurity. 

Cybersecurity Threats: The Daunting Challenge Of Securing The Internet Of Things

Cybersecurity Threats: The Daunting Challenge Of Securing The Internet Of Things

The Internet of Things (IoT) broadly refers to devices and equipment that are readable, recognizable, locatable, addressable and/or controllable via the internet. This incorporates physical objects communicating with each other including machine to machine, and machine to people. It encompasses everything from edge computing devices to home appliances, from wearable technology to cars. IoT represents the melding of the physical world and the digital world.

76% Of Enterprises Prioritize AI & Machine Learning In 2021 IT Budgets

76% Of Enterprises Prioritize AI & Machine Learning In 2021 IT Budgets

43% of enterprises say their AI and Machine Learning (ML) initiatives matter “more than we thought,” with one in four saying AI and ML should have been their top priority sooner.
50% of enterprises plan to spend more on AI and ML this year, with 20% saying they will be significantly increasing their budgets.

CIOs’ Top Priorities For 2021 Include Digital Defense, Data Mining And Distributed Work

CIOs’ Top Priorities For 2021 Include Digital Defense, Data Mining And Distributed Work

Last year was an annus horribilis for most business executives, but for CIOs the dark cloud of economic chaos had a distinctly silver lining. The response to the pandemic highlighted just how central technology—and the teams that shape and manage it—have become to companies’ fortunes. By tapping cloud computing, mobile platforms and other capabilities, CIOs helped millions of people shift to remote work almost overnight and quickly built a plethora of new digital commerce channels to keep companies connected to their customers.

Getting Past Cybersecurity In IoT Devices And Exploring Their Performance

Getting Past Cybersecurity In IoT Devices And Exploring Their Performance

Cybersecurity – A plethora of newspaper and digital articles and blogs continue to underscore one key aspect of cybersecurity: Criminals are invading our home IoT devices and spying on us, demanding ransom and destroying our privacy.

Big Data, Big Problems as Privacy and Bias Concerns Persist

Big Data, Big Problems as Privacy and Bias Concerns Persist

Big data analytics is the secret sauce of the American polity and economy—widely utilized but poorly understood. Organizations use various types of big data analytics to make decisions, correlations, and predictions about their constituents or stakeholders. The market for data is big and growing rapidly; it’s estimated to hit $100 billion before the end of the decade.

Essential Cybersecurity Practices For Internet Businesses

Essential Cybersecurity Practices For Internet Businesses

The technological universe has almost limitlessly expanded its borders. What was a little-explored space just a few decades ago has now become an environment in which the most varied commercial initiatives are born, grown and developed every day. The world of the internet has allowed commerce to expand globally, generating excellent economic mobility. However, as companies that operate on the web grow, so do the risks associated with it. Due to this, cybersecurity practices for internet businesses have become essential.

Four Ways To Think About The Cloud For Business In 2021

Four Ways To Think About The Cloud For Business In 2021

As we evolve our expectations regarding our current-day tech culture, “the cloud” is a term used by tech and nontech communities alike. Hearing the boomer and Gen Z generations both speak fluently about a concept that felt far-reaching not so long ago is a true testament to the accelerated pace our technology sector is experiencing. In the eyes of the consumer, the ability to back up to and access the cloud has become a must-have add-on to any of our gadgets. Storing pictures, music and documents has become the norm.

Hacker Pleads Guilty to Building Internet of Things Army for Cyberattacks

Hacker Pleads Guilty to Building Internet of Things Army for Cyberattacks

A young hacker has admitted to attempting to take down Sony’s Playstation Network gaming platform by hijacking “internet of things” (IoT) devices after reaching a plea deal with federal prosecutors.