Posts Tagged 'security'

Don’t expect privacy in 2025, but that’s okay because the refrigerator will be able to order milk automatically for us. That’s the general view of respondents of the recent Consumer 2025 Futurist study commissioned by McAfee and conducted by MSI Research. Respondents globally are unanimous regarding the connected appliances we expect to use, demonstrated in […]

Last week was the 25th anniversary of the firewall, marking an impressive milestone for a technology that continues to grow and evolve. To celebrate the ‘lifetime’ of the firewall, we at McAfee produced a comprehensive infographic highlighting the milestones that our favorite invisible wall has seen over the past 25 years. The reason I mention […]

Cyber security has become a huge concern for businesses today, with valuable customer and corporate data accessible to determined individuals through a variety of avenues. Today, there are numerous digital and physical security risks posed by users who do not properly erase data before disposing of commonly used office equipment and devices. In order to […]

With Google Glass, FitBit, smart cars, smart televisions, and more, it seems like the world is getting closer to the reality of the Internet of Things. In fact, according to IDC, the installed base of the Internet of Things will be approximately 212 billion “things” worldwide by 2020. Whether it’s wearable technology, household items, transportation […]

Not only has Sochi been under fire for its rough, icy routes during this year’s Winter Olympics, but it’s also been scrutinized as a playing field for hackers, terrorist attacks and beyond. For large events such as the Olympics and the Super Bowl, security is always a risk. Connecting to insecure, public WiFi networks can […]