The Future of Connected Devices

Fortune Teller and Crystal Ball

Where do we go from here? Let me grab my crystal ball, dig my Tarot deck out of the box, consult the I Ching and make an attempt to answer this week’s topic: The Future of Connected Devices. At the end of 2020, the Internet of Things (IoT) is expected to number 31 billion devices. […]

The Hidden Hazards of Smart Medicine

Pregnant woman using fitness app on smart watch and smartphone during exercises outdoor

More and more devices are becoming smart. We have smart thermostats, smart refrigerators, smart fitness trackers, smart security cameras, smart TVs, and a myriad of other smart devices. The network of these connected smart devices is known as the Internet of Things (IoT). By the end of the year, the population of the IoT is […]

The Biggest Threat to Your Home and Office Network

The theme for the week is: Securing Devices at Home and Work. As was pointed out last week, the average American has access to ten connected devices. A home network also has a router and possibly switches and repeaters. An American home network has the numbers and capability of what was a business network not […]

Connect It? Protect It! – CyberSecurity Awareness Month 2020

October is designated National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. This designation is to help raise cybersecurity awareness. The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency and the National Cyber Security Alliance have announced this year’s theme: “Do Your Part. #BeCyberSmart.” Each week in October 2020, a different area of cyber awareness will be emphasized. This week’s emphasis is: ‘If […]