Smart Technology Connects Buildings. How Are You Managing It?

With the move to smart cities and buildings, is your company aware of all the technology that can connect to your network?

Companies are becoming more connected with Wi-Fi-enabled devices to enhance the workplace, reduce overhead, and enable communication worldwide. There are no longer only Wi-Fi access points and network extenders; now we have Wi-Fi-powered door locks, light switches, […]

By |2018-05-11T10:05:12-07:00May 9th, 2018|Categories: Big Data, IoT, Security|Tags: , , , , , |

Bluesnarfing: The Modern-Day Security Vulnerability in a Wireless and Mobile World

Once known as the next big thing in wireless communication since the invention of mobile phones, Bluetooth technology has since gained a reputation as one of the gaping barriers in mobile and wireless device security — almost as bad as public Wi-Fi access points.

This may seem like a bum rap for Bluetooth. The advanced technology makes it possible for the visually and motion-impaired […]

Protect Your Company from the Internet of Everything [On-demand]

Bright Talk Webinar - IoTWe have entered a time of continuous connectivity. All of our devices are now connected to access information. But do you know all the devices that are connected? In this world of the Internet of Everything, it is easy to overlook which devices are connected and which are transmitting information without your knowledge.

You need to understand what devices are connected to your data, […]

Capturing Pokemon

Pokemon“What on earth is going on at Veteran’s Park?”  As we drove by, I glanced over to see it teeming with people. Young people. All glued to their phones. While they may have looked like zombies, it dawned on me (as I’m sure it has you) that they were immersed in the game Pokémon GO.

For the uninitiated, Pokémon GO is an augmented reality game that […]

By |2017-04-27T03:15:35-07:00August 4th, 2016|Categories: Big Data, Industry Buzz, IoT, Mobile|Tags: , , , , |

If You Build It…

Build“Those who build have more to offer than those who tear things down.”

Dr. Madeleine Albright spoke these words as she addressed the GITEC audience during the morning keynote last week. A speech full of experience and witty jokes, this one statement held my attention.

Technology today is a constant race of innovation, so much so that the desire to be first may appear to outweigh the importance of being the […]

By |2016-04-25T10:03:36-07:00April 21st, 2016|Categories: Big Data, IoT, Mobile|Tags: , , , , |

Mickey Mouse, the Cyber Chef

internThe Internet skipped a beat recently when Disney posted a job listing for a “Global Intelligence Analyst Intern.” Looking for someone to assist with counter-terrorism, the post went viral and was later taken down.

“Wait, what?? But this is the happiest place on earth,” said the Internet. However, Disney is one of many big businesses stepping up their defenses for both physical and cyber attacks.

Amusement parks, […]

By |2017-04-27T03:15:41-07:00October 21st, 2015|Categories: Big Data, IoT, Mobile|Tags: , , , , , |

Riding The Big Data Shark

sharkThe day after shark week ends, people start entering the water again. Even though hours were spent watching and listening to gruesome fatalities, the cautioning data is quickly forgotten. We want more.

We feel the same way about data – we want it and we want it all. An incredible amount of data flies around us and lives at our fingertips; it can be overwhelming. We tend to […]

By |2017-04-27T03:15:42-07:00July 13th, 2015|Categories: Big Data|Tags: , , , , |