• The Unblinking Eye: Employee Monitoring in the IoT Era

    The Unblinking Eye: Employee Monitoring in the IoT Era

    Less attention has been paid to the privacy of employees interacting with IoT in the workplace.Again, harvesting and using this data could open up a Pandora’s box.
  • FCC: Verizon, AT&T Probably Violate Net Neutrality

    FCC: Verizon, AT&T Probably Violate Net Neutrality

    AT&T and Verizon are likely violating net neutrality laws by letting subscribers of their mobile data plans stream some audio and video content without it counting towards their data caps, the Federal Communications Commission said Wednesday.In AT&T's case, the decision applies to its Sponsored Data program, which lets companies pay to exempt their streaming audio and video content from subscribers' data caps.
  • Samsung Security Cameras Hacked Again

    Samsung Security Cameras Hacked Again

    By accessing php files designed to facilitate firmware updates for Smartcam devices, the hackers were able to install a remote command execution script that gave them full control of the cameras.The vulnerability, according to Exploiteers, lies with Samsung's iWatch webcam monitoring service.
  • Secure Email Service Lavabit, a Snowden Favorite, Returns

    Secure Email Service Lavabit, a Snowden Favorite, Returns

    For now, however, it's only available to those who had accounts prior to its shutdown.The service shuttered a month later (as did Silent Circle's email) so as not "to become complicit in crimes against the American people," Levison said at the time.
  • Immigration-Ban Protesters Urge Others to #DeleteUber

    Immigration-Ban Protesters Urge Others to #DeleteUber

    In the wake of President Trump's immigration executive order, the NY Taxi Workers Alliance on Saturday announced a one-hour strike at JFK in solidarity with those being detained.By crossing the picket line, the company incurred a flurry of wrath online: The #DeleteUber hashtag began trending on Twitter, encouraging folks to quit the pickup service altogether.
  • Report: Security Flaw Lets Hackers Snoop on 76 iPhone Apps

    Report: Security Flaw Lets Hackers Snoop on 76 iPhone Apps

    HTTPS encryption is good, but it won't protect you from the sort of man-in-the-middle attack that security researchers said this week can affect dozens of popular iPhone and iPad apps.In most cases, they'll be undetected by the app security built into Apple's iOS mobile operating system, according to iOS security expert Will Strafach.
  • 15 Cool Smartphone Camera Tricks You Should Know

    15 Cool Smartphone Camera Tricks You Should Know

    Back in the early aughts, there was a nagging fear in the zeitgeist that a coming "phone cam" tsunami would wipe away what tattered shreds of civility we had left.As it turns out, those alarmist calls were somewhat prescient—at least in the sense of how everything would soon change.
  • Rapid Tech Change Challenges IT Leaders

    Rapid Tech Change Challenges IT Leaders

    Agility is the name of the game for today's IT organizations, but keeping up with the rapid pace of change is difficult.The reason: IT can't deliver fast enough on what individual operating units need.
  • Rapid Tech Change Challenges IT Leaders

    Rapid Tech Change Challenges IT Leaders

    Agility is the name of the game for today's IT organizations, but keeping up with the rapid pace of change is difficult.Gone are the days when IT procured and managed all of an organization's technology.
  • Are smartphones killing the art of face-to-face conversation? We ask the experts

    Are smartphones killing the art of face-to-face conversation? We ask the experts

    Because they offer a convenient alternative to face-to-face conversations, and at times they butt into our chats directly, there’s a growing realization that they may be killing the art of conversation.“Every conversation we get a little bit better at reading people, at striking up a conversation, and at maintaining a conversation,” says Roberts.
  • 10 New Make-or-Break Priorities for the CIO

    10 New Make-or-Break Priorities for the CIO

    As corporate emails and files move to cloud apps such as Office 365 and G Suite to drive efficienc As the move toward digital innovation continues, CIOs are increasingly challenged from all angles and with new responsibilities and new technologies.Most CIOs are staking their careers on leading their companies’ digital transformation.
  • 10 New Make-or-Break Priorities for the CIO

    10 New Make-or-Break Priorities for the CIO

    As corporate emails and files move to cloud apps such as Office 365 and G Suite to drive efficienc As the move toward digital innovation continues, CIOs are increasingly challenged from all angles and with new responsibilities and new technologies.Most CIOs are staking their careers on leading their companies’ digital transformation.
  • Awesome tech you can’t buy yet: Lego tape and a platform that levitates your stuff

    Awesome tech you can’t buy yet: Lego tape and a platform that levitates your stuff

    Take a stroll through Kickstarter or Indiegogo and you’ll find no shortage of weird, useless, and downright stupid projects out there — alongside some real gems.Perhaps most impressive of all is the company’s claim that it takes just 60 seconds to attach the UrbanX.
  • Digital Disruption is Challenging the Status Quo

    Digital Disruption is Challenging the Status Quo

    Don't think that innovation and digital disruption are just about technology; the people matter even more than the tech.These were just some of the statements and predictions made recently at The Economist’s Innovation Summit, where Fortune 500 CEOs, policymakers and entrepreneurs gathered to explore the opportunities and challenges in managing digital disruption.
  • Digital Disruption is Challenging the Status Quo

    Digital Disruption is Challenging the Status Quo

    Don't think that innovation and digital disruption are just about technology; the people matter even more than the tech.How can you drive innovation in today’s digital age?
  • Should Your Company Go Mobile-First?

    Should Your Company Go Mobile-First?

    His company has its own ERP system, developed eight years ago by a local tech startup.Ben’s company’s case isn’t unique, and your company may be similar to his.
  • Should Your Company Go Mobile-First?

    Should Your Company Go Mobile-First?

    His company has its own ERP system, developed eight years ago by a local tech startup.Ben’s company’s case isn’t unique, and your company may be similar to his.
  • Awesome tech you can’t buy yet: Art lenses, tankless diving, Shazam for birds

    Awesome tech you can’t buy yet: Art lenses, tankless diving, Shazam for birds

    Hammocks are often lighter to carry, faster and less complex to set up, and offer better all-around comfort to boot.For starters, they require properly spaced and sized trees to be useful, and most can only hold one or two people.
  • Cisco DevNet Prepares Developers for Programmable Network

    Cisco DevNet Prepares Developers for Programmable Network

    In this webinar, security experts discuss methods for doing better security with fewer people, inc Three-and-a-half years ago, Cisco launched DevNet to prepare developers for the programmable network, accessed through APIs.Today, applications need to be written for programmable networks to address automation of network operations, orchestration of new network segments and services, provisioning of services and monitoring and managing network characteristics.
  • Cisco DevNet Prepares Developers for Programmable Network

    Cisco DevNet Prepares Developers for Programmable Network

    They've served their purpose years ago, but now they're stretching your IT budget and increasing s Three-and-a-half years ago, Cisco launched DevNet to prepare developers for the programmable network, accessed through APIs.Accessing the many elements of the network means accessing its services through APIs, a key element of the programmable network.