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Rush to Cloud Computing Raises Security Concerns

Demand for cloud computing is accelerating. In 2019, companies exceeded spending on in-house data center hardware and software for the first time. According to John Dinsdale, chief analyst at Synergy Research Group, in a recent interview with the Wall Street Journal, companies are paying an estimated $96.4 billion USD on cloud-based services. This year, the […]

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Understanding Child Data Privacy for Distance Learning

During the COVID-19 pandemic, millions of students are making the difficult transition to distant learning—and parents and teachers are making the transition with them. This sudden switch to distant learning poses unique questions about child data privacy and how to protect students’ personal information. Furthermore, many parents and educators may not even be aware these […]

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Benefits of Edge Computing for Business

Edge computing for business can increase the speed of data processing and analysis. The Internet of Things (IoT) is expected to grow significantly, predicted to reach about $1.6 trillion USD by 2025. Edge technology can help process the copious amounts of data that this surge in IoT-enabled devices will produce. Because edge computing processes data […]

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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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A Breach in Biometric Security

Security company Suprema recently discovered that its biometric security system is unencrypted and open to the public. This means millions of users’ personal information are easy targets for cyber attacks. Security researchers working with a virtual private networks service company, vpnmentor, analyzed Suprema’s system. They were shocked at the amount of open data that they […]

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