Companies May Soon Have New Defense Against Cyber-Attacks

Companies may soon have new defense against cyber-attacks. The Active Cyber Defense Certainty Act is a new bill that is gaining positive bipartisan support and significant interest from business communities, lawmakers and academics. The new bill is aimed at helping businesses that are falling prey to cyber criminals by giving victims unprecedented rights …
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21 Bot Experts Make their Predictions for 2017

2016 was a huge year for bots, with major platforms like Facebook launching bots for Messenger, and Amazon and Google heavily pushing their digital assistants. Looking forward to 2017, here are the predictions of 21 bot experts, entrepreneurs, and executives for how bots will continue to evolve in the coming year …
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Executive’s Guide to Implementing Blockchain Technology

The technology behind bitcoin is one of the internet’s most promising new developments. Here’s how businesses can use it to streamline operations and create new opportunities. Blockchains are one of the most important technologies to emerge in recent years, with many experts believing they will change our world in the next two decades as much as …
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Machine Learning Proves its Worth to Business

Machine learning couldn’t be hotter. A type of artificial intelligence that enables computers to learn to perform tasks and make predictions without explicit programming, machine learning has caught fire among the hip tech set, but remains a somewhat futuristic concept. But thanks to technological advances and emerging frameworks, machine learning may soon …
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Hackers: We Will Remotely Wipe iPhones Unless Apple Pays Ransom

“I just want my money,” one of the hackers said. A hacker or group of hackers is apparently trying to extort Apple over alleged access to a large cache of iCloud and other Apple email accounts. The hackers, who identified themselves as ‘Turkish Crime Family’, demanded $75,000 in Bitcoin or Ethereum, another increasingly popular crypto-currency in exchange for deleting …
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Quote of the Week

“People have a right to privacy, but they also have a right to live. Fundamentally, we need cybersecurity and need to secure communications as well”
~ General Michael Hayden (Former CIA Director)