Amazon recently announced the launch of the Amazon Key, allowing the Amazon delivery person to open your door in order to place your package inside, where presumably it will be safe from theft, the weather, roaming wolf packs, bears, and general mishap. Not all the commentary about this service (and associated camera, lock, etc.) have been…

Despite having almost two years to prepare for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), there are companies across the globe that have done little, if anything, to avoid the hefty fines for non-compliance, despite being directly affected by the new law. In fact, businesses that fail to comply with the new standards for data collection and…

It’s been a particularly ghoulish year in cybersecurity, from Russian hacks to ransomware outbreaks. The bad boogey man in the black hoodie has been pulling one over the collective public. It’s dark and creepy, but users refuse to stop peeking behind the door. It’s enough to make even the most grizzled IT admin run for…

Quantum computing uses the power of atoms to perform memory and processing tasks and remains a theoretical concept. However, it is widely believed that its creation is possible. Most experts now agree that the creation of a quantum computer is simply a matter of engineering, and that the theoretical application will happen. Optimistic estimates for…

Seagate announced its SkyHawk AI hard disk drive, the first drive created specifically for artificial intelligence enabled video surveillance solutions. SkyHawk AI provides bandwidth and processing power to manage always-on, data-intensive workloads, while simultaneously analyzing and recording footage from multiple HD cameras.

The bitter truth is, everyone in the world is vulnerable to cybercriminals. Even the biggest companies, ones that hold tons of user data, are no exception. On the contrary, they are a likely target. How vulnerable we actually are Have you ever thought about how many global security breaches took place in the past few…

Every data breach and online attack seems to involve some kind of phishing attempt to steal password credentials, to launch fraudulent transactions, or to trick someone into downloading malware. In early 2016, 93 percent of phishing emails delivered ransomware, according to statistics from PhishMe.

Appleby, a major offshore law firm based in Bermuda, has confirmed it has suffered a data security incident in 2016 that resulted in some of their data being compromised. It’s doubtful that the wider public would have ever known about this were it not from the US-based International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) and partner…