More than 8.2 billion devices use Bluetooth. Most of our Internet of Things (IoT) devices employ Bluetooth to connect and communicate with each other. In fact, most computers have Bluetooth capability as well. This includes your laptop, tablet, smartphone, smart TV, home alarm system, garage door, smart car, smart refrigerator, keyboard, mouse, speakers, baby monitor,… Read More »
Can There Be Too Much Big Data?
Can There Be Too Much Big Data? Big data hype is only matched by its actual growth. Experts are predicting a 4300% increase in annual data production by 2020. In 2013, there were 3.9 billion email accounts generating oodles of data which will grow to 4.9 billion by the end of 2017. Big data is here to… Read More »
How Evoxyz Technologies Ensures the Safety of Children
How Evoxyz Technologies Ensures the Safety of Children Like many other great inventions, Evoxyz Technologies was born out of necessity. According to Shilpa Mahna Bhatnagar, the CEO and Co-founder of Evoxyz Technologies, she opened up her company because despite the millions of dollars invested in recreational apps, very little has been done for the development… Read More »
The future of cybersecurity: Experts make 2017 predictions
With 2017 fast approaching we’re seeing many predictions lists, including cybersecurity predictions. I had the privilege of getting a firsthand look at predictions from leading cybersecurity experts. One of the most striking ones in my opinion came from Tyler Carbone, COO at Terbium Labs when he declared that the security versus convenience debate will enter… Read More »
IoT: 21st Century Trojan Horse
When ancient Greeks left a giant horse bestowed upon the Trojans but secretly filled with Greek soldiers, they couldn’t have imagined their plan being re-enacted some 3000+ years later. On October 21st something along the same lines occurred, this time effecting hundreds of thousands of unsecured IoT devices used to facilitate massive DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service)… Read More »
Did Pokemon Just Save Augmented Reality?
It’s been a wild ride for Nintendo over the last few weeks. Amid a weak quarter of hardware sales, Pokemon Go was released and quickly became the most downloaded new game in App Store history. Nintendo stock shot up breaking the Tokyo record this century but then quickly settled back down as soon as investors realized Nintendo only owns 32%… Read More »
Is the Internet of Things a scary proposition for organizations?
The Internet of Things (IoT) is poised to be the ultimate technology disrupter. Companies are racing to build out Internet of Things businesses, but security is not at the top of the list. When security is considered low priority within any organization, the hairs on the back of my neck stand up. And security is… Read More »
Apple’s iPhone Encryption Security Battle is Canary in IoT Coal Mine
Are we doomed to repeat the mistakes of the past? With a little luck, we are. I know that sounds rather pessimistic but in light of the current FBI and Apple battle over encryption security, we are standing at a familiar crossroads. Last time, the U.S. avoided widespread security failure was the ill-proposed Clipper Chip… Read More »