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By Gaurav Belani
Cybersecurity is all about staying ahead of threats rather than managing them later. Read on to know and prepare for the top cybersecurity threats that organizations will face in 2020.  
By Dave Oswill
When ensuring the successful deployment and adoption of a real-time streaming platform, system architects, data engineers, and security architects must address numerous challenges. This article highlights five such challenges that have the potential to negatively impact the usability, operation, maintenance, and security of the platform, as well as the data…
By Andrej Kovačević
Within technology circles, it’s not uncommon to encounter fierce debate about a variety of topics. In recent years, none have been more contentious than the battles over which cryptocurrency and blockchain pair will eventually come to dominate the rest. Since the beginning of the crypto wave, the clear consensus choice…
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By Lori Cameron
We asked Jim O’Neill, CTO of Entegris, about the future of smart technology and what leaders in the semiconductor industry must change to meet the demands of 5G.
By Mehul Rajput
In the highly advancing and constantly changing technology environment, application security is no more an additional feature or an advantageous aspect of the application but has turned out as a necessity for the application to be a success in the market. For all the developers, app security remains to be…
By Drew Hendricks
The digital transformation has impacted nearly every industry.  Tech advances in the financial service industry, including banks and fintech enterprises, have led to fundamental changes in the way they operate. Nearly 72% of the U.S. population now has a smartphone.  The proliferation of mobile devices, along with smart devices in…
By Gilad Maayan
The increasing number of exploits, ransomware and lack of threat intelligence in organizations has resulted in a less effective endpoint threat detection and response. A recent Endpoint Security Report have shown that 42 percent of all endpoints are unprotected at any given time, and that 70 percent of security breaches originates in endpoints.
By Kayla Matthews
The rise of Internet of Things (IoT) technology happened extremely quickly. As it did, people began excitedly thinking about options for applying it to the medical sector and using it to expand the quality and availability of health care. However, rapidly developing technologies often bring challenges. The IoT, as it…
By Gaurav Belani
  Digital engineering has impacted almost industry over the last several decades, but the financial sector has ironic resisted some of this change. Local and regional banks continue to rely on human tellers and countless transactions continue to involve physical currency. Recently, a number of top fintech firms have begun…
By Larry Alton
As an organization within the healthcare industry, your business faces a number of distinct challenges with data, privacy, and security. In particular, you have to think through what it means to keep your data HIPAA compliant, all while ensuring your processes are efficient and cost-effective. Understanding the HIPAA Security Rule…
By Gilad Maayan
Companies of every size are attacked by cybercriminals everyday. Too many of these attacks end in a successful breach. In the first six months of 2019 alone, it’s estimated that 4.1 billion records were exposed. These breaches can have serious impacts on an organization; from regulatory fines to loss of customer trust and revenue. 
By Gilad Maayan
Any video clip you watch on your smartphone, computer, TV or tablet has a specific type of file format. If you want your videos to perform well on any platform, you must understand how each video format works. For example, a video format for web development will be different from the format you use for your social media. Read on to learn how to choose the right format for you.
By Thomas Glare
Description: The enthusiasm of bitcoin blockchain has spawned many use cases and the right quantity of information. Now that most blockchains that run cryptos are by default free to every person, we have large sums of details getting created on various blockchains. Introduction It’s a good thing Google Bigquery eases processing of details…
The State of Software Security as Told by The Unicorn Project Date: Monday, November 25, 2019 Time: 11:00 AM Pacific Standard Time Duration: 1 hour What happens when a rag tag group of developers and business leaders band together to innovate, survive, and thrive in a time of unprecedented uncertainty…and opportunity? Gene Kim’s…
By Gaurav Belani
(Image Credit: Source) Programming languages and computer coding have made life simpler for us. Whether it’s automobiles, banks, home appliances, or hospitals, every aspect of our lives depends on codes. No wonder, coding is one of the core skills required by most well-paying jobs today. Coding skills are especially of…
By Drew Hendricks
In recent years, the ease of building websites has expanded. Thanks to content management systems (CMS), like WordPress and Joomla, business owners are now the webmasters. The responsibility for website security is now in your hands, yet, many owners do not know how to make their website safe. When customers…
By Varsha Solanki
Do you know how many mobile applications were downloaded by people worldwide last year? 194 billion, according to a report of 2018’s mobile app data. That’s right. If you also have a business or a new mobile app idea, then you must be considering mobile app development. But it is…
By Drew Hendricks
The importance of influencers to marketing is impossible to ignore. Nearly half of all consumers rely on influencers for purchasing recommendations. Using influencers to market your brand doesn’t come without risks, though. Online feuds like the one between James Charles and Tati Westbrook not only sunk Charles’s social media numbers…
By Steve Habazin
The rise of the Internet and its permeating influence on our daily lives sees no limits. From personal social media engagement to how we do business, a lot is stored and done in “the cloud.” To think there’s an entire space dedicated to our virtual activities may have been unbelievable…
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   About the Authors
Michael Martinez, the editor of the Computer Society's Computer.Org website and its social media, has covered technology as well as global events while on the staff at CNN, Tribune Co. (based at the Los Angeles Times), and the Washington Post.
Lori Cameron is a Senior Writer for the IEEE Computer Society and currently writes regular features for Computer magazine, Computing Edge, and the Computing Now and Magazine Roundup websites. For over 20 years, she has been a professor of writing and literature at DeVry University, Long Beach, as well as a free-lance technical writer. Lori received a master of arts in English from the California State Polytechnic University in 1992, and a bachelor of arts in writing from Indiana Wesleyan University in 1988.
I am a professional blogger, writer, and researcher who contributes to a number of reputable online media outlets and news sources. A graduate of Iowa State University, I’m now a full-time freelance writer and business consultant. Currently, I write for Entrepreneur.com, HuffingtonPost.com, and Business.com, among others. In addition to journalism, technical writing and in-depth research, I’m also active in my community and spend weekends volunteering with a local non-profit literacy organization and rock climbing.