Michela Menting

Michela Menting, Research Director at ABI Research, delivers analyses and forecasts concerning digital security. Through this service, she studies the latest solutions in cybersecurity technologies, critical infrastructure protection, risk management and strategies, and opportunities for growth. Her past experience includes working as a cybersecurity policy analyst for the United Nation’s International Telecommunication Union in Geneva, Switzerland. Michela obtained both an LLB in English and French Law and an LLM in Information Technology, Media and E-commerce from the University of Essex.

The Growth of Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technology

By Michela Menting | October 25, 2016

Distributed Ledger Technology Blockchain, also known as Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT), is the innovative technology behind Bitcoin. The impact of Bitcoin has been tremendous and, as with any revolutionary technology, was treated initially with awe and apprehension. Since its open

Achieving Network Security In The IoT

By Michela Menting | June 30, 2016

Security In The IoT The network security market is experiencing a pressing and transformative change, especially around access control and orchestration. Although it has been mature for decades, the network security market had to transform rapidly with the advent of

Protecting Devices From Data Breach: Identity of Things (IDoT)

By Michela Menting | February 23, 2016

IoT Ecosystem It is a necessity to protect IoT devices and their associated data. As the IoT ecosystem continues to expand, the need to create an identity to newly-connected things is becoming increasingly crucial. These ‘things’ can include anything from

Tesla

Tesla shares dive below $200 after analyst cites distractions from Elon Musk’s ‘sci-fi projects’

Wedbush cut its price target on Tesla shares to $230 from $275 on Monday, citing “major concerns” about the growth plan of Elon ...
Digital Acceleration Is At Cross Roads – Modernize Everything Or Die

Digital Acceleration Is At Cross Roads – Modernize Everything Or Die

Have you experienced or heard of anything similar to these anecdotes? “Tesla can’t figure out how to manage its glass ...
GDPR – One Year On

GDPR – One Year On

May 25 marks the first anniversary since the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force. After a ...
Add a recovery phone number to block automated hijack attempts: Google

Add a recovery phone number to block automated hijack attempts: Google

Study finds adding a phone number to a Google account blocks all automated attempts, 99% of bulk attacks, and 66% ...
BrandPost: Four Critical Reasons for Investing in Your WAN Edge

BrandPost: Four Critical Reasons for Investing in Your WAN Edge

The traditional network model of a central, physical data center hub with spokes running out to fixed locations has gone ...