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Sixty-five percent of millennials are not aware or concerned about security risks involved with the purchase of internet of things toys and devices, according to Keeper Security. The survey of 1,000 US adults age 25 to 34 found 53% of respondents intend to purchase an IoT toy.
The emergence of artificial intelligence is presenting an opportunity for a wave of startups that manufactures computer chips. Startups are betting their chips will be more efficient for handling AI tasks than today's technology, but established companies such as Nvidia and Intel are also working to seize the opportunity.
Tips for building a cybersecurity culture Recent spikes in security threats have signaled the need for a new organizational culture that bridges cybersecurity and business operations. Get tips for overhauling your environment in this SmartFocus on Cybersecurity in Business Operations. Experts from Virginia Tech share tips for getting all users on board with maintaining the integrity of data assets.
Samsung Electronics is expected to have 2017 chip sales of $65.6 billion, topping Intel's $61 billion, IC Insights estimates. The firm predicts SK Hynix will take third place and Micron Technology fourth with $26.2 billion and $23.4 billion, respectively.
The Domain Name System could be a way that attackers mine data, and every organization should have a cybersecurity strategy that protects this network, writes Herve Dhelin. He offers three tips for being proactive against these threats: examine and analyze payloads and traffic, know how data is exfiltrated and design a plan to stop and mitigate attacks.
House Democrats on the independent election security task force are floating the idea of using $400 million left over from the 2002 Help America Vote Act to help bolster election security. The funds could be used to replace outdated voting machines, the group wrote in a letter to the House Appropriations Committee.
Cloud-based services are leading the charge in health and human services delivery innovation across the US. Three-quarters of agencies surveyed say that they have applications in the cloud, up from 55% in 2016, according to the 2017 Health and Human Services State of the States Survey. CompTIA's Jennifer Saha shares more data from the study in this guest blog article.
The free CompTIA+ Conference 2017 on Dec. 6 will feature four sessions covering the hottest areas of IT with a diverse panel of industry experts. If you are a CompTIA certification holder, all four sessions are pre-approved for continuing education units (CEUs), good toward renewal of your certification. Visit CompTIA+ Conference to register today.
The 2nd Annual Smart Cities International Symposium & Exhibition, Jan. 17 and 18, 2018, in Chicago brings together thought leaders and practitioners from around the world to explore the most recent technology advances, business models, and lessons learned to date in making the Smart City a reality. Visit Smart Cities Symposium for more details and to register.