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Cyber Security in the World Around You

The need for cyber security is increasing as the number of devices interconnected by cloud technology grows. Because everyday life is growing more reliant on technology, the likelihood of any one cyber attack having significant and far-reaching consequences is also growing. In 2018, researchers from the University of Kent identified fifty-seven different ways in which […]

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The Potential of Blockchain for IoT

Earlier last month, Zion Market Research estimated that the global blockchain Internet of Things (IoT) market will become a three billion dollar industry by 2025. Worth $32 million (USD) in 2018, the report puts the industry at a 91% growth rate. As an increasing number of businesses invest in IoT to connect and share data, […]

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Improving Patient Outcomes and Healthcare Efficiency with Blockchain

A streamlined, cost-effective healthcare system requires efficient sharing of information between legacy systems. However, systems storing critical healthcare data often operate in silos. Even worse, they can be easy to hack. A report from BIS Research observes, “Less than 10% of healthcare organizations regularly share medical information with providers outside of their organization. The lack […]

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3 Promising Use Cases for Blockchain Technology in Healthcare

The current technologies used in the healthcare industry face limitations in areas security, privacy, and full ecosystem interoperability. Although several challenges must be addressed before any large scale adoption can be attempted, a healthcare blockchain could transform the industry through the secure nature of distributed ledger technology. A blockchain-powered health information exchange has the potential […]

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GDPR Myths Still Exist a Year Later

It’s been a year since the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) went into effect, but individuals and businesses still have misconceptions surrounding it. Here are six common myths about the GDPR: The large fines are just a threat. Pre-GDPR, there was a lot of buzz about the extremely heavy fines that could be placed on […]

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The IoT Needs Artificial Intelligence

The IoT Needs Artificial Intelligence

The Internet of Things (IoT) is creating a lot of data. From health information to environmental conditions to warehouse and logistics data, the sheer amount of data produced on a regular basis by IoT devices is far more than any human being can process or make use of in a productive way. Fortunately, there is […]

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IoT and Data Privacy

The Internet of Things (IoT) can produce massive amounts of data. This data has to be transmitted, processed in some way, and then potentially stored somewhere, hopefully securely. (Pollmann, 2017) Much of this data is personal data, and some can be quite sensitive. This brings data privacy questions to the forefront. How secure is the […]

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