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In recent years, large businesses have made headlines when they underwent a cybersecurity breach. Stores like Target lost millions of dollars from a cybersecurity breach and trust from their customers. Small businesses are prone to cybersecurity breaches as well. Some experts say that small businesses are more likely to be hit with a cybersecurity breach than larger corporations. This article will talk about common cybersecurity breaches that happen as well as actions to take to prevent them from happening.

Malware

One of the most common forms of cyber attacks is Malware. Malware encompasses all malicious software that targets computers in order…

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Last week, l received about 3–4 emails from Apple advising me to reset my password as per my request. That made me wonder why and what happened. And this week Twitter announced for every user to change passwords. This triggered an idea for me to pen my thoughts about Cyber security for this month’s blog.

Recent advancements in technology have made cyber security a top priority for many individuals and businesses. Everyday more people are using smartphones and computers to purchase items online and store sensitive information. You might remember, In May 2017 the world’s largest ransomware scam took place…

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Being in the midst of a technology boom over the last decade, every industry feels the impact as new developments lay claim on their sector. Financial services combined with insurance always created a complicated landscape. While there’s a wealth of opportunity, there’s also a host of factors needed to consider. In the past, many ‘solutions’ to an expedited and customer-centric approach to insurance weren’t necessarily viable. As a result, many startups hesitated before venturing into the sector… until now.

The New Normal

Mobile devices and electronics are ingrained in our lives. Attention spans are at an all-time low, and users expect a simplified…

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Although my job has had me traveling since 2005, my first business trip definitely made a lasting impression. The itinerary sent me from Dallas, TX to Anchorage, AK, and then from Anchorage to LA for a night in order to get a visa, only to go back to Dallas before finally landing in London, UK. This all happened within a week — I enjoyed every minute of it.

Since then, the traveling only continued and I absolutely love it. When you travel as much as I do, it feels like the unconventional and interesting travel tales seem to pile up…

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As a result of the bots boom, technology now runs our households. From turning on the lights or monitoring deliveries to keeping a grocery list, household devices can do it all thanks to IoT. I am using about 12 such app (screen shot from my phone). These surely make my life easier where I can control most of my electronics from palm of my hand. The Internet of Things (IoT) created a lot of buzz last year as electronics and software became engrained in our everyday devices, and while for many the pros outweighed the cons, security became an ever-pressing…

One of the promises I made myself for 2018 is to pen my thoughts at least once a month about various things that impact the technology industry. Here is my first one for 2018.

With 2017 behind us, technology industry leaders look into 2018 after the annual tech conference, CES. As described by Daniel Newman from Forbes, “This year, companies shared advancements in everything from consumer technology hardware to content to enterprise tech delivery systems to autonomous cars — and so much more.” Here are some of the advancements we can expect to shape this year’s landscape.

When Blockchain Meets IoT

As a result…

Amit Gupta

Road Warrior, Business Analyst, Software Engineer, Information Architect | www.funwithamit.com

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