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How Can Autonomous Vehicles Be Protected Against Cyber Security Threats?

While autonomous vehicles are expected to be far less prone to accidents than driver-controlled vehicles once they’ve undergone substantial training, they may pose a more serious threat. Due to the over-the-air hardware and software updates these vehicles routinely require, experts believe they have the potential to easily come under attack from hackers who can use […]

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Edge Computing: Security Issues and Trends to Watch in 2020

Despite roadblocks created by the COVID-19 pandemic, edge computing is expected to undergo explosive growth over the next decade, bolstered by developments in 5G and Internet of Things (IoT) technology. According to Grand View Research, the technology’s global market value in 2019 was $2.5 billion USD. By 2027, that value is expected to increase to […]

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Developments and Challenges Influencing the Advancement of 5G 

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic sweeping the globe has caused the 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP), the international organization that creates telecommunication standards, to delay the release of two 5G standards. These standards will determine 5G requirements for standalone (SA) networks, industrial Internet of Things (IoT) devices, and vehicle-to-everything (V2X) systems. The standards, Rel-16 Stage 3 […]

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Challenges and Solutions to Expanding the Internet of Things

Cities are getting bigger. Thanks to the Internet of Things (IoT), they’ll soon be getting smarter, too.  Over the next 30 years, urban areas are expected to add an estimated 2.5 billion people on average worldwide. As these cities grow, police wearables, open data, smart trash collection, and tools that monitor traffic levels and crowds […]

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Making the Workplace Culture More Welcoming to Women in STEM

If the global engineering industry is going to fill the growing talent shortage for STEM positions, it’s going to need to attract more female professionals. However, many experts say entrenched cultural attitudes are creating barriers for women in cyber security and other STEM areas. The shortage of cyber security professionals is particularly pronounced. According to […]

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As Hackers Get Smarter, Cyber Security Experts Turn to New Ideas

Organizations around the world are increasingly finding themselves in the crosshairs, as data breaches become more common. A 2019 case study reported an escalation of 17% over the year, with 60% of companies falling victim in the last three years. In the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region, where cities are becoming more connected through a burgeoning Internet […]

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Before 5G Transforms Society, It Will Need to Work Indoors

When next-generation 5G technology finally makes its way into cities around the world, it’s expected to revolutionize society. It is able to dramatically transform areas such as  transportation, healthcare, and manufacturing. 5G will be noticeably faster than its 4G predecessor. The technology can wirelessly connect machines and devices, accelerate manufacturer production, provide autonomous vehicles the […]

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Closing the Cyber Security Skills Gap

The Centre for Strategic and International Studies recently conducted a survey of IT managers and discovered that 82% of employers believe they lack cyber security skills in their organization. Out of those surveyed, 71% feel that this under preparedness causes harm to their organizations. Leveraging the latest technology might help reduce this damage. However, making […]

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Cloud Computing for 2020

Cloud computing has been a top IT trend since 2006. Cloud technology will only continue to grow as more organizations utilize cloud services. What trends are in store for this year? Hybrid Clouds Hybrid clouds allow workloads to move among third-party, public, and private cloud providers. Because private clouds can easily transfer data to the […]

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Cyber Security for Remote Workers

Cyber security for remote workers is something all organizations should be conscious of—especially during the end-of-year holiday season. Do you plan on working remotely or letting your employees work from home? According to the International Workplace Group, 50% of employees from around the world work remotely for about two and a half days per week. […]

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