Category Archives: Tech

5 facets of the coming Internet of Things boom

A McKinsey study attempts to quantify the economic impact of IoT Predictions that the Internet of Things (IoT) will usher in a new era of prosperity get some backing in a new study by consulting firm McKinsey & Company. The … Continue reading

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Tech salaries from industry verticals

In today’s digital world, technology has become a part of everything we do. It touches all parts of today’s marketplace, so it’s not surprising that the tech job market continues to pick up steam. In fact, according to a recent … Continue reading

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Breach detection: Five fatal flaws and how to avoid them

Even in advanced shops, perimeter-based defense practices still linger, practices based on flawed thinking IT Security today is not about defending a (non-existent) perimeter, but about protecting the organization’s attack surface, which has changed dramatically due to the cloud, mobility, … Continue reading

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4 new access points deliver super-fast Wi-Fi

Linksys, Xclaim, Amped and ZyXel bring 802.11ac to SMB, enterprise markets. access points fast wifi 1 Access points put to the test We put four new access points to the test, from Linksys, Xclaim, Amped and ZyXel, using the same … Continue reading

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Computer Technician Degrees Frequently Asked Questions

1) What Types of Computer Technician Degrees Exist and What are They Called? Because the field of computer technology is ever evolving and changing, so too is the computer technician degree. With entries ranging from certificates to doctorate degrees, students … Continue reading

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Two indicted for stealing 1B email addresses in historic breach

The Vietnamese defendants are accused of using stolen email addresses for a spamming operation Two Vietnamese men have been indicted, with one pleading guilty, for hacking into eight U.S. email service providers and stealing 1 billion email addresses and other … Continue reading

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Flaw in popular Web analytics plug-in exposes WordPress sites to hacking

WordPress site owners using the WP-Slimstat plug-in installed should upgrade it to the latest version immediately in order to fix a critical vulnerability, security researchers warn. WP-Slimstat, a Web analytics plug-in for WordPress, has been downloaded over 1.3 million times … Continue reading

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Verizon to allow opt-out from mobile ‘supercookies’

An identifier on users’ phone creates cookies that can’t be deleted Verizon will soon allow customers to opt out of having an identifier placed on their phones that had alarmed privacy advocates due to its ability to let third parties … Continue reading

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OpenDNS Servers : Increase internet speed using OpenDNS

Broadband is considered as high speed generating internet connection. You might have not noticed but even Broadband is not able to serve you great internet speed. This is due to downloads or heavy applications such as torrent. Do you guys … Continue reading

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NTT tests 400Gbps optical technology for Internet backbone

One fiber in the core of the Internet could send the data equivalent of 600 DVDs in a second NTT has successfully tested technology for optical Internet backbone connections that can transmit 400Gbps on a single wavelength. Working with Fujitsu … Continue reading

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How IT is creating the ‘smart’ workplace

By deploying technologies like Wi-Fi, Wikis and WebEx, IT is leading the charge as enterprises restructure for maximum collaboration. From pharmaceutical companies to oil and gas firms, enterprises are breaking down silos and boosting the bottom line through the expanded … Continue reading

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Fumble-free USB 3.1 connector will be in products by year end

USB Implementers Forum says final USB 3.1 specification will be published in July The redesigned USB connector, belonging to the USB 3.1 specification, could be in laptops and mobile devices by the end of the year. The appealing advances in … Continue reading

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10 Hot Internet of Things Startups

As Internet connectivity gets embedded into every aspect of our lives, investors, entrepreneurs and engineers are rushing to cash in. Here are 10 hot startups that are poised to shape the future of the Internet of Things (IoT). As Internet … Continue reading

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Worst security breaches of the year 2014: Sony tops the list

Theft of credit card numbers from stores was the major trend in data breaches, signaling the maturity of for-profit cybercrime networks As 2014 winds down, the breach of Sony Pictures Entertainment is clearly the biggest data breach of the year … Continue reading

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11 Cyber Monday tech deals that truly save you serious money

Real deals, not cyber scams If you want to see how morally bankrupt the post-Thanksgiving shopping season has become, just poke around online during “Cyber Monday.” You’ll find many of our nation’s major retailers marking up their list prices to … Continue reading

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