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On average two-in-five computers, related to the technological infrastructure of industrial enterprises, faced cyberattacks in the second half of 2016. This is a finding from Kaspersky Lab’s report, the “Threat Landscape for Industrial Automation Systems in the second half of 2016.” The percentage of industrial computers under attack grew from over 17% in July...

To stop the spread of false news on Facebook, the company released some tips on what to look out for. Be skeptical of headlines. False news stories often have catchy headlines in all caps with exclamation points. If shocking claims in the headline sound unbelievable, they probably are. Look closely at the URL. A phony or look-alike URL may be a warning sign of false...

Many business owners enjoy working from home, but there’s a challenge that automatically comes with it. There are certainly many perks, like being in charge of your own time, dressing however you want and being able to take care of personal tasks even as you manage your business. But while all this is enjoyable, there’s undoubtedly a wide range of distractions...

by  Gavin Chow  Network and Security Strategist at Fortinet Attacks targeting and originating from IoT devices began grabbing news headlines toward the last quarter of 2016. Insecure IoT devices became the low-hanging fruit for threat actors to easily exploit. Some were even notoriously used as botnets to launch DDoS attacks against selected targets. For example,...

Running a business is not a short term thing. Entrepreneurs do it for the long run. It is not simple, nor is it easy but entrepreneurs need to run a business without a hitch. Here are a number of reasons why legitimizing your business is important for the long run. There’s no risk of getting caught. This is the main benefit. If your business is hiding behind the...

By Ryan Poggi At this moment, we are witnessing an explosion of connectivity, data and innovation. As this hyper connectivity is changing the game for most businesses, customers in turn, are radically changing the rules as they demand a simpler, seamless and personalized experience at every touch point. Rising expectations You could call it life imitating art, where...

By Dr. Renato de Castro International Advisor, World e-Governments Organisation of Cities & Local Governments (WeGO) By 2030, 70 percent of the world’s population will be concentrated in cities. Today, we are seeing large scale rural to urban migration with an estimated of 370,000 people forecasted to migrate daily between 2015 and 2020. The massive growth of...

Let’s face it, the days of dropping cheesy pick-up lines at social gatherings are coming to an end. We would be hearing less cheesy lines like “Did it hurt when you fell from heaven?” or “Was your dad a thief? Because he stole the stars and put them in your eyes”. The traditional approach to getting an opposite sex to talk to you or take an interest in...

By Sumir Bhatia, Vice President for Asia Pacific Data Center Group, Lenovo A famous company once coined the phrase – “the Whole World is… Data!” It all ties back to data, whether we’re talking about YouTube, Facebook, Uber, Deliveroo, SAP, High Performance Computing (HPC) or databases. Today’s increasingly connected world reflects that very phrase....

IBM unveiled the annual “IBM 5 in 5” (#ibm5in5), a list of scientific innovations with the potential to change the way people work, live, and interact during the next five years. In 1609, Galileo invented the telescope and saw our cosmos in an entirely new way. He proved the theory that Earth and other planets in our solar system revolve around the Sun, which...