The internet of things is a system of interrelated computing devices, people, objects, mechanical devices that provide two benefits. The first one is that it requires unique identifiers (UIDs) and the second one is that it helps to transfer the data over a network without any interference of anyone. The technology is emerging immensely that it has IoT to put forward its contributions as well by making amazing developments that are as follows (Fan & Chen, 2017): [Read more…]
The Internet of Things brings both magical opportunities and devastating vulnerabilities.
The basic idea of IoT, internet of things, is taking all the things in the world and uniting them to the internet. As we know, that by connecting a device to the internet; you give it the ability to send data and receive data. For example, connecting our smart phones to the internet lets us view the weather and read the news, of all around the world. (McClelland, C. 2017)
Likewise, an example of IoT helping the world would be that farmers can remotely get a report about the soil moisture of their farm. Such can help them in judging when they need to water their crops. (McClelland, C. 2017)
It’s all sun and shine till we get to the part that connecting anything to the internet makes it more vulnerable to hackers and automated hacking attempts. [Read more…]
Artificial intelligence has brought about a revolution in the Information Technology industry.
Websites are an excellent way to market your presence in the world. Countless businesses from all industries are opting for websites to market. It is no wonder since the growth of the internet; websites are one of the safest options to reach your desired audience.
One of the essential aspects that bring a website to life (also keeps it alive) is the service that hosts your site. In simple terms, web hosting is the service that provides the infrastructure necessary to bring your website to life. A web host is a provider of that. (NORONHA, 2017)
Artificial intelligence (AI) is alleviating many industries to work more efficiently, and web hosting is poised to benefit the most due to it. (McAllister, 2017)
Then the question arises “how can AI help in web hosting services?” Let us look at some of the ways AI helps to solve various web hosting issues. [Read more…]
Incidents like data leakage and security breach seem to occur quite frequently in this age of digitalism. According to a recent study conducted by British government, well-establish banks and large organizations are not the only frequent targets of security breaches. (Magee, 2018) Almost all businesses, from small to large are prone to security threats. Fortunately, there are many effective ways to respond to all such security issues. Let’s have a look at top most recommended solutions for this digital problem: [Read more…]
GDPR or General Data Protection Regulation is the primary law regulating the companies on how to protect the personal data of European citizens. The European Parliament and Council passed it back in April 2016 and it will be replacing Data Protection Directive 95/46/ec in spring 2018. It is mandatory for the companies that are already in compliance with the Directive to comply with the new privacy law by May 2018 to avoid stiff penalties and fines in case they fail to do so. (Lord, 2018) [Read more…]
Technology has changed the way we perceive things and work. It has made things possible which were inconceivable a century ago. Tedious tasks that seemed tiresome and no one wanted to be the one doing it, are now piece of cake. Huge amount of data now can be processed, stored and analyzed through the use of latest innovations. But like any new invention and innovation, the facilities do come with their own sets of problems. (Dickson, 2016) [Read more…]
DDoS – Distributed Denial of Services are kinds of DOS attacks that are carried out by multiple compromised systems, infected with Trojan virus mostly, on a single system. DDoS attacks are double-edged knives as they are also adversely affecting the systems hackers are using to attack the victim system. (Beal) In DDoS, the traffic of malicious attack comes from various sources, sometimes from hundreds and thousands of origins. It is, therefore, impossible to handle such attack by just blocking a single IP address. (Beal) This makes it all the more dangerous and damaging to your online presence as an individual and as a company. [Read more…]
“Antivirus” programs are designed to prevent viruses, malware and corrupt files from harming our computer system and data. That is the common perception attached with the concept of installing antivirus programs in our computers and laptops. Nowadays the term antivirus isn’t used as often as before, we call it “Security software” or “Internet Security”. [Read more…]
Internet of Things are an integral part of our lives without which, it is unimaginable to exist in this era of technological progression. Everything we use these days is some way or another, connected to Internet. So it comes as no surprise that changes in the net neutrality has direct impact on Internet of Things. Here in this article, we are going to discuss the influence end of net neutrality will have on Internet of Things, if and when it happens. [Read more…]
Sensors are making a comeback. Micro-electromechanical Systems (MEMS) becoming inexpensive may be one of the reasons that made it possible for sensor technology to become part of our lives again. They have unlimited uses and have a bright future ahead. Sensors are present in a wide variety of gadgets in use these days, like smart phones, Tablets etc. [Read more…]