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Don’t Go Breaking my Heart – Wearables and Your Health

Don’t Go Breaking my Heart – Wearables and Your Health

Wearables and Your Health Former Vice President Dick Cheney famously admitted recently that he had the wireless feature of his pacemaker turned off. The ex-VP, who has a history of cardiac trouble, recently underwent a pacemaker upgrade, but is naturally reluctant to leave it exposed to hackers who might find a way of remotely shutting…

Cloud Infographic –  DDoS attacks, unauthorized access and false alarms

Cloud Infographic – DDoS attacks, unauthorized access and false alarms

DDoS attacks, unauthorized access and false alarms Above DDoS attacks, unauthorized access and false alarms, malware is the most common incident that security teams reported responding to in 2014, according to a recent survey from SANS Institute and late-stage security startup AlienVault. The average cost of a data breach? $3.5 million, or $145 per sensitive…

Juniper Reports Discovers Mobile Commerce Growth Powered By The Cloud

Juniper Reports Discovers Mobile Commerce Growth Powered By The Cloud

Juniper Reports Discovers Mobile Commerce Growth A recently unveiled report from Juniper Research has found that the total number of users who plan to engage in mobile transactions is going to grow considerably over the coming years. They predict that just over 2 billion mobile phone or tablet users will make mobile commerce transactions by…

Project Loon – From Wi-Fi to High-Fi

Project Loon – From Wi-Fi to High-Fi

Project Loon Although the Internet appears universal and omnipresent to those who use it, the majority of the world still lacks access to it, due to many factors, including economics, terrain, political instability and straight-up poverty. A handful of high-profile Internet giants is setting about changing that, by changing the way the Internet signal travels: instead of…

IBM and Apple promises to make apps more sticky

IBM and Apple promises to make apps more sticky

Creating Apps that Stick A new partnership between IBM and Apple promises to make apps more sticky and responsive. Speaking at the IBM XCITE 2014 conference recently in Singapore, Tim Greisinger, IBM vice president for its Smarter Cities arm discussed the shortfalls of current apps and the potential for this marriage of industry behemoths moving…

Internet of things: Poised to be a security headache?

Internet of things: Poised to be a security headache?

IBM’s X-Force Threat Intelligence Quarterly on Monday noted that security threats to the Internet of things are already out there. Firmware can be exploited as well as building systems and the networks that connect end points. IBM proposed a security… Read the source article at ZDNet

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Self-Service BI (Business Intelligence) 101

Self-Service BI (Business Intelligence) 101

BI (Business Intelligence) 101 Non-technical users are increasingly jumping at the opportunity to get real-time business insight from data without the help of the IT department, whether they’re a small business without an IT staff altogether, or a high-ranking executive unwilling to request a report that will take a week to be completed. What is…

2015 Cybersecurity Challenges (5 Things To Expect)

2015 Cybersecurity Challenges (5 Things To Expect)

2015 Cybersecurity Challenges Every December, security experts begin to release their predictions on what cybersecurity will look like in the coming year. “The concept behind predictions is based on a company’s ability to express its expertise in a field both on the business and on the technology end,” said Barry Shteiman, director of security strategy…

The Role Cloud Technology Plays in the Recruiting Industry

The Role Cloud Technology Plays in the Recruiting Industry

The Recruiting Industry Like most other established industries, the recruiting industry is being disrupted by new business models and cutting-edge technologies. From recruiting technology talent with a highly publicized hackathon, to handling graphic or even online versions or resumes, recruiting agencies are seeing new challenges and opportunities every day. Yet, the goal is still the…

Cloud and regulation in financial services

Cloud and regulation in financial services

Cloud Regulation When talking about cloud and regulation in financial services, it is important to approach it with a clear understanding of the typical policies that your national regulator will require you to adhere to. Let’s start with outsourcing policy. Cloud mode provides us with a way of outsourcing data centre environments, applications, and services…

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