Do we need physical robots or AI on IoT will do the job?

Over the past decade, it has become conventional wisdom that dramatic advances in both artificial intelligence and robotics will work their way into society as we know it. As consumers, we already recognize the growing shift towards smart thermostats, smart security systems, and smart cars, in an emerging category known as the Internet of Things,…

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Cyber Security News to be Thankful for in 2017

While the latest cybersecurity news has been flooded with stories of data breaches, unidentifiable hacker groups, ransomware attacks, leaked business data, sensitive voter records, and more, it’s easy to overlook some of the impressive and inherently good advancements we’ve made in 2017. This Thanksgiving I’d like to pause the negative news stories and take a…

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Botnets in 2017 – Everything You Need to Know

Just when you started to think you knew everything there is to know about cyber safety; enter the botnets. These creatures are affecting individuals and businesses alike.  For example, brands find themselves spending exorbitant amounts of money on digital ads served to fake audiences. Media specialists are debating the role of this technology in the…

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The lessons other companies should take from the Equifax Breach

The hacking of Equifax and its consequences, as they become clearer, have wreaked havoc in the corporate world and as more information becomes available, the story once again appears to be one of negligence and procedural flaws. Because of the breach, crucial data including social security numbers, addresses, and credit card numbers among other personal…

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Machine learning and AI-based next gen technology is key to fighting ransomware in healthcare

Every once in a while the world wakes up to the news of yet another data breach of incredible proportion, providing a crude reminder that healthcare IT systems are not as secure as they should be. Some black hat hackers sell stolen data in bulk on the dark Web while others use a technique called credential…

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Globalists vs. Protectionists: The history of the world is at a tipping point

Technology has brought us closer together than ever before as people across continents and oceans are using collaborative platforms to better work together, share expertise and solve the world’s problems. Social media spreads ideas. Microloan services share capital. And online marketplaces spread goods to previously unreachable markets. But there’s a backlash. Protectionist forces around the…

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