Category: Cyber Security

Navigating the Internet of Things

Forbes recently shared an article on how the Internet of Things is keeping us safe and I thought it was a rather one-dimensional article. For those who don’t know, the Internet of Things (IoT) is defined broadly as “the network of physical devices, vehicles, home appliances, and other items embedded with electronics, software, sensors, actuators, and connectivity which enables these things to connect, collect and exchange data” (Wikipedia). A mouthful of a definition that basically
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Internet Security and Cyber Attacks

As more and more of our personal information is digitized, the importance of cyber security continues to increase. Ransomware, phishing, and other malicious software are becoming more frequent and more dangerous. Forbes reports that American businesses lose approximately half a billion dollars a year to phishing scams, as well as priceless time and resources fixing the damage caused. Ransomware is also a massive issue (and grossly underreported). The malware of choice for hackers with 60%
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