Top Three IoT Security Trends Here is the top three IoT security trends to follow in 2018, including digital identity and regulatory challenges. Gartner estimates the mushrooming number of connected devices will reach more than 20 billion in 2020. Keeping these devices secure will present major challenges for Internet of Things (IoT) hardware and solution vendors in the years ahead. Here are some of the major IoT security trends to follow in 2018. Security trend #1: The Identity of Things Traditional identity and access management (IAM) systems were developed to identify humans, not machines. To cope with the new connected IoT world, IAM leaders mustRead More →

The Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) puts out a regular list of the top 10 most critical web application security risks with the hopes of raising awareness and helping organizations develop a culture of more secure code. With that in mind, let’s take a look at the top five: 1. Broken Access Control This means that restrictions on authenticated users are not properly enforced, leading to one user able to see other users’ files or modify other users data. 2. XML External Entities Fun to say, not fun when it happens. This occurs when older or badly configured XML processors evaluate external entity references within XMLRead More →

Why Blockcain Technology ? Blockchain is poised to change IT Industry in much the same way open-source software did a quarter of a century ago. And in the same way that Linux took more than a decade to become a cornerstone in modern application development, Blockchain will take years to become a lower cost, more efficient way to share information between open and private networks. But the hype around this seemingly new, secure electronic ledger is real. In essence, blockchain represents a new paradigm for the way information is shared and tech vendors and companies are rushing to figure out how they can use theRead More →

A guide to Raspberry Pi alternatives, from low-cost options to more powerful boards. Six years after the release of the $35 Raspberry Pi computer, demand remains as strong as ever, with sales on track to pass 18 million boards anytime now. While the Pi’s initial success stemmed from it being a budget board packed with enough computing power and features to perform tasks ranging from controlling robots to running a media center, its enduring popularity results from its strong software support and extensive community, who help newcomers and have created a wealth of tutorials and guides. But the Pi is not alone, a broad spectrum ofRead More →

How do you take your business into the brave new world of digital innovation? Here are a few examples of how this is happening today. Today’s wholesale value chain is undergoing dynamic change. New business models are changing how we do business on a daily basis. We’re now seeing smarter robots and the beginning of artificial intelligence. Smarter printing and products are giving consumers new options. We have new opportunities in service and maintenance models. We’ve also heard a great deal about the push for technology adoption in the business to consumer (B2C) market. At the same time, the business-to-business (B2B) or wholesale market hasRead More →

Make decisions faster, face to face. Use shared calendars to see when others are available and schedule meetings with automatic email invi tes. With one click, turn your meeting into a video conferencefrom any camera-enabled computer, phone, or tablet. Share your screen to review your work as a team, and make decisions on the spot. Collaborate in real-time. Easily work on documents, spreadsheets, and slidesacross your devices, with or without internet. Work in a single document with teammates or people outside your company. See edits as othe   rs type, communicate through built-in chat, and ask questions in comments. Multiple people can work at the same time, and every change is saved automatically.  Read More →

From the cloud, to cybersecurity, to data analytics — these new and emerging IT certifications are growing in popularity and demand, according to a report from Global Knowledge. Top IT certifications for today’s hottest skills Cisco CCNA Cyber Ops CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CSA+) EC-Council Certified Network Defender (CND) Google Certified Professional – Cloud Architect Google Certified Professional – Data Engineer IBM Certified Solutions Architect – SoftLayer v1 IBM Solutions Advisor – SoftLayer v1 IBM Certified Designer – IBM Cognos Analytics Author Reports V11 MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure MCSE: Data Management and Analytics MCSE: Mobility MCSE: Productivity Solutions Expert MCSD: App Builder Source: 13 emergingRead More →

Which specific skills will CIOs hire in 2018 According to recent Skill Survey, CIOs will hire skills in BI & Analytics, security, cloud, infrastructure, networking, vertical-specific skills, enterprise architecture, business consulting, among others. Today’s business expect CIOs and their IT organizations to develop digital technology and business skills such as design thinking, data sciences, usercentric design and exposure to new technologies, such as IoT, Machine Learning, Big Data, and Blockchain, to drive transformation and sustain long-term benefits.Read More →

How blockchain can prevent PNB-like frauds Blockchain is a digitally distributed ledger system that records an asset’s movement and ensures point-to-point tracking of information on transaction.. If blockchain technology was used for transactions and accounting, the fraud at Punjab National Bank (PNB) could have been prevented, opine fintech experts. And now, more than ever, is a time when those in power should understand the urgent need to implement this technology in our banking system. This is because frauds are on the rise, especially in in public sector banks. According to a Reserve Bank of India (RBI) report, sourced by Reuters through an RTI, state-run banks have reported 8,670 “loanRead More →