Whether it is mullet-haired Joe Exotic and his antics in “Tiger King”, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo providing almost presidential daily press conferences or Bill Gates outlining what we are all up against during this global Covid-19 pandemic, various forms of distraction appear to be the norm. But assessing the threats and providing reassurance are the driving motives.
Coronavirus has added a new dimension to family battles over screen time and web-use. These challenges will persist once lockdowns end. How can broadband service providers ensure they are giving families the parental control tools they really need?
With the increase of mobile applications being deployed, the market for application security testing tools is growing rapidly and the need for additional application protection is essential. While it is important to use application security testing tools to catch any code errors, it is not the same as protecting an application. Application protection tools are designed to make it unprofitable for a hacker to attack an application.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, daily life has gone digital. People are seeking innovative ways of staying connected and entertained while remaining safe at home. Puzzles, toys, and game sales have surged. Unfortunately, piracy is also on the rise. As the world economy gradually reopens, pirates will continue to take advantage of increased demand for new content. Protecting content from piracy will be crucial to mitigating revenue loss during this unprecedented time.
With the usage of connected health technologies increasing greatly, it is important for us to understand the differences between Connected Health, Digital Health, and Telehealth and Telemedicine which are often used interchangeably.
With the increased need for ventilators due to COVID-19, manufactures are ramping up production to meet the soaring demand but are still falling short. Industrial heavyweights such as Ford, GM, Tesla, Dyson, and others have responded to the call by governments to address the ventilator shortage problem. Many have joined forces with MedTech manufacturers to convert their production facilities to assemble parts for ventilators.
While most of the world is trying to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic, cyber criminals are not on lockdown. Cyber criminals are trying to take advantage of the emergency by stealing sensitive data, taking control of a user’s device and and then repurposing it to direct further attacks. In times of prolonged uncertainty, citizens expect protection.
As Coronavirus enforces unprecedented home working, hackers are also hard at work exploiting our fears. Insecure home networks are making this a giant cybersecurity challenge for employers. In the future, could homeworkers be forced to choose broadband from an ISP that has been security-approved by their company?