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Overcoming-IoT-security-threats-to-achieve-better-ROI

Overcoming IoT security threats to achieve better ROI


Monday, January 8, 2018 by

With B2B IoT segments expected to generate more than $300B annually by 2020, it’s no surprise that companies are rushing to build out their IoT businesses and cash in on the modern day gold-rush. However, many manufacturers are struggling to achieve long term profitability for their IoT projects beyond initial hardware sales.The key to ensuring an organization’s IoT inv...


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10 reasons to hide your IP address


Wednesday, March 1, 2017 by

You have an IP address if you are reading this. Your IP (Internet Protocol) address is simply a series of numbers separated by dots (or octets) that represent where you are, or "what network" you are originating traffic from. Now, you might be behind a firewall - which means you have a NATed IP address, in fact all computers behind your NAT firewall will have the same p...


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Ways you can protect yourself on the Internet


Thursday, February 23, 2017 by

Editors note: Guest submission by Anas Baig, a Digital Marketer & Security Enthusiast.Anyone can fall victim to hacking, and this fact is as evident as the shining sun. Every time you go online, you are, by default, vulnerable to cyber attacks. Hackers can steal your credit card info, social security number, username and passwords, or even render your PC completely ...


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How the new US administration will effect Internet privacy


Thursday, February 2, 2017 by

NordVPN has observed a notable increase in inquiries immediately after the U.S. election and a stable growth of interest from Americans ever since.As the new U.S. President starts his four-year term, many wonder what will be the new policy on government surveillance of ordinary citizens. President Donald Trump, while being vague on his views concerning Internet privacy,...


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Silicon Labs Gecko MCU Platforms Focusing on IoT Security and Energy


Tuesday, January 5, 2016 by

Silicon Labs has introduced two new EFM32 Gecko microcontroller (MCU) platforms that focus on security and energy management for IoT-connected devices. The new Jade Gecko and Pearl Gecko MCUs combine a hardware cryptography engine, low-energy modes, an on-chip dc-dc converter and scalable memory options. The EFM32 Jade and Pearl Gecko MCUs microcontrollers target e...


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Why DDoS Attacks Have Doubled in the past Year


Saturday, August 22, 2015 by

Akamai Technologies has released its Q2 2015 State of the Internet – Security Report. This quarter’s report, which provides analysis and insight into the global cloud security threat landscape. Most notably, the data show the threat posed by distributed denial of service (DDoS) and web application attacks continues to grow each quarter.John Summers, vice president, Clou...


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Let's Encrypt Offers Free, Automated and Open SSL Security Certificate Authority for Websites


Tuesday, April 28, 2015 by

Let’s Encrypt is a free, automated, and open certificate authority from the Internet Security Research Group (ISRG) which is hosted by The Linux Foundation. Let’s Encrypt allows website owners to obtain SSL security certificates within minutes, eliminating the hassle getting a certificate to set up a secure website. Let’s Encrypt automates the process letting site opera...


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Tough gig making a living as an app developer


Wednesday, November 14, 2012 by

ROSEDALE, Md. — Shawn and Stephanie Grimes spent much of the last two years pursuing their dream of doing research and development for Apple, the world’s most successful corporation.THE iECONOMYA series examining challenges posed by increasingly globalized high-tech industries.More in This Series »GraphicJob Prospects for App WritersRelatedWhat It Takes to Be an Ap...