Update On The Megatrend of the Internet of Things

There are seven key megatrends driving the future of enterprise IT. You can remember them all with the helpful mnemonic acronym CAMBRIC, which stands for Cloud Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Mobility, Big Data, Robotics, Internet of Things, CyberSecurity. In this post we dive deeper into the Internet of Things. Today’s Internet connects people, governments, academia and business. The already emerging Internet of Things […]

What Business Users Should Do To Mitigate DDoS Threats

Businesses have long known of the threats of DDoS to their operation, and the security community has been watching this threat evolve to the point where we all need to take collective action to prevent attack. Businesses of every size need to know what devices you have and what you have them for. This gets […]

Discovering and proactively blocking malicious infrastructure

RiskIQ’s PassiveTotal leverages the power of a well engineered sensor network and high power/high performance computing, and highly experienced analysts to help enterprise executives proactively block or otherwise disrupt malicious infrastructure. PassiveTotal is designed to provide analysts with a single view into all the data they need. It is also designed to be easy to […]

The Story No One Cares About: PC Sales at lowest number since 2007

The analyst firm IDC reports that worldwide PC shipments in 2015 were about 300 million units, on par with 2007 numbers. The PC market continued to face persistent challenges from longer-PC lifecycles and competition from mobile phones and tablets, despite the slowing growth in those markets. However, economic issues like falling commodity prices and weak […]

White House Tightens Security for Web Access

On Monday, 8 June 2015, Tony Scott, Chief Information Officer for President Obama, issued a memorandum that requires all federal websites and services to switch to HTTPS, a more secure method of connection than plain HTTP, by December 31, 2016.  This change means all traffic is treated as sensitive, rather than leaving it up to web […]

Facebook Eats The World With Free Global Internet Via Drones

Facebook is planning on launching a drone program they call Aquila. Launch will be in three months time, and from then they will continue to expand till they provide internet to every person in the world. The program is designed for: beaming high-speed data from 60,000 to 90,000 feet to some of the world’s remotest regions via […]