In the cyber security age, has physical security become an after thought?

With high-profile cyber attacks, government and corporate espionage, and the recent malware attack on 200 countries taking center stage in people’s collective subconscious over the past few weeks, it’s easy to forget the broad range of other vulnerabilities businesses face. Cyber attacks are finally getting the attention they deserve …
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Where Do Businesses Fall Short With Digital Transformation?

Many organizations face unique challenges when it comes to adopting a digital transformation strategy. For some, the biggest challenge is where to begin. It’s important to recognize these challenges so that the business can fully leverage the opportunities of digital technologies, such as IoT and blockchain. In this roundup …
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There’s a new way for casual investors to get in on the cryptocurrency craze

The 150 percent increase in bitcoin this year and 26-fold surge in the price of ethereum has attracted a whole new swath of investors to the cryptocurrency market. Big institutions like endowments and pension funds are still on the sidelines as they try to assess how to approach this emerging asset class and, more importantly, whom to trust with their money …
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Here’s How To Track The Smartphone Apps That Are Tracking You

When it comes to websites, we have ever more sophisticated techniques at our disposal to block the ads that sometimes track our wanderings around the internet. But most of us spend much of our time these days in mobile apps that offer no transparency on how we’re being tracked or sold–nor tools for blocking that behavior …
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How to call BS on Big Data

“Nothing that you will learn in the course of your studies will be of the slightest possible use to you,” the Oxford philosophy professor John Alexander Smith told his students, in 1914, “save only this: if you work hard and intelligently, you should be able to detect when a man is talking rot.” Smith might be pleased to know that this week … …
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Quote of the Week

“I am a farmer of thoughts, and all the crops I raise I give away.”
~ Thomas Paine, US Founding Father