5 Ways Smart Technology is Improving Healthcare

5 Ways Smart Technology is Improving Healthcare

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  The advancement of Internet of Things (IoT) and smart medical technology is continuing to break barriers and enhance patient healthcare. Here are five examples of the ways smart technology is improving healthcare, currently in use today:   Decreased wait times at the emergency room We’ve all experienced, or at least heard someone else’s experience,… Read More

The importance of securing your home and devices to keep your information, family, and devices safe.

12 Easy Ways to Stay Secure After National Computer Security Day, Part 2

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  Looking for ways to keep your computer, your information, and your family continuously safe? Here’s the last 6 tips on how to do just that! To read Part 1 of this series, click here. 7. Don’t Plug That In Never plug anything into your computer that you don’t know where it came from. It… Read More

National Computer Security Day

12 Easy Ways to Stay Secure after National Computer Security Day, Part 1

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Written by Alex Myers In 2016, approximately 689 million people in 21 countries experienced cybercrime of some capacity, which was a 10% increase from 2015. Today’s modern society keeps us constantly connected to our devices, making it increasingly more complicated to protect our data and secure our information. Although National Computer Security day has recently passed, it… Read More

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Industry 4.0 is Here

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(a 3 minute read…) Late in the 18th century, water and steam power transformed manufacturing, prompting the Industrial Revolution. In 1870, almost a century later, electricity enabled mass production, launching the 2nd Industrial Revolution. In 1969, electronics emerged and, with information technology, took manufacturing to another level in the 3rd Industrial Revolution. While it has… Read More

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4 Reasons Smart Printers Are a Smart Investment

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(A 3 minute read) Smart technology has revolutionized everything from home to the enterprise. Smart appliances know what we need from the grocery store and our preferred indoor air temperature. Smart sensors in the workplace provide alerts that equipment might need maintenance, locate missing assets, and increase operational efficiency to a level that wasn’t possible before…. Read More

IoT Security Risks: 4 Types of Cyber Attacks to be Aware Of

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The Internet of Things (IoT) has exploded, with more embedded devices being adding every month. From fitness bands and smart appliances to remote patient monitoring devices and industrial equipment, the technology has not just captured the fascination of consumers and businesses, but hackers as well. IoT presents a new set of security risks that both… Read More

IoT Security Risks: 4 Steps to Create a Cyber Risk Management Plan

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  Welcome back to the second installment in our series on IoT security risks. In part 1, we discussed the security vulnerabilities associated with embedded devices that are connected to the Internet of Things (IoT). Today, we will explore the cyber risks that your organization may face and address some proactive steps that you can… Read More

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IoT Security Risks: The Vulnerabilities

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  When it comes to IoT security risks, we know that there are many areas of potential vulnerabilities that we must be watchful of. We’ve become accustomed to data security threats, but the embedded devices on the Internet of Things (IoT) pose different challenges than those of the computers and mobile devices. Embedded device examples include:… Read More

IoT for Manufacturing

4 Ways IoT Improves Manufacturing

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  The Internet of Things (IoT) seems to expand daily. The devices that connect with the cloud are touching every aspect of our culture—from the smart home to medical devices to the manufacturing industry. With the need to streamline manufacturing processes to work as efficiently as possible, the IoT provides many avenues for working smarter… Read More

IIoT: You Need More “I’s” on the Plant Floor

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  The Internet of Things (IoT) sparked excitement as the next great thing in technology. Learn more about IoT here. Using sensors embedded in everything from home appliances to clothing, consumers are jazzed about what smart technology can do: changing the temperature in your home when you’re away checking your heart rate and letting you… Read More