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 »
There’s Only 1 Way To Secure Trump’s Phone
There’s Only 1 Way To Secure Trump’s Phone Smartphone security is a fairly binary process these days. Whether you’re sporting an iPhone, Android or even Blackberry or Windows smartphone, any security expert will tell you that none are 100% secure. This might not be an issue for most of us but what about the leader of the… Read More »
#NoteGate is a Thing. Deal with it, Samsung.
#NoteGate is a Thing. Deal with it, Samsung. During a recent business flight to the west coast, I was surprised to learn that all passengers were informed to completely turn off there Galaxy Note 7 phones for the duration of the flight if they had one. I had heard about the stories of new Galaxy Note 7s catching fire but didn’t realize… 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 »
I Have Trust Issues With Tech Companies
I Have Trust Issues With Tech Companies In light of the recent LinkedIn acquisition by Microsoft, I started to think (worry) about the current line-up of top tech companies. All of them collect, use and “sell” our data in varying degrees. Some are sneaky about it while others are bolder and more upfront. Some shy… Read More »
Top Security Features Apple Announced at WWDC
Top Security Features Apple Announced at WWDC Amidst hundreds of new iOS, watchOS, tvOS and macOS features announced, it was the security ones that told Apple’s story best to me. Apple’s narrative as the security and privacy-focused company continues to solidify. In the same way that Google cannot suddenly stop tracking our search and email… Read More »
Google’s Big Encryption Gamble
Google’s Big Encryption Gamble Of the many recent Google I/O announcements made, a few stood out to this cybersecurity expert. Google announced a new video chat app, a messaging app, and smart home appliance called Duo, Allo and Google Home respectively. All these products are due out this summer and promise to deliver outstanding AI-based… Read More »
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