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Blockchain, distributed ledgers and cryptocurrency are not interchangeable terms. Blockchain has to happen in sequence and partially helps provide data integrity.

Often, people misconstrue what blockchain is. The term “blockchain” has been co-opted. It is not cryptocurrency. Cryptocurrency uses blockchain. There are a number of elements to blockchain, which is sometimes also confused with a distributed ledger. …

Setting protections around business operations is always a good idea. But those protections don’t mean anything if someone gets your credentials.

Business owners and executives often rely heavily on their IT leaders and InfoSec personnel to secure business information. While the majority of this does fall under the IT umbrella, it is important to remember that security practices are the responsibility of every single employee. …

PayPal announced plans to incorporate cryptocurrency into its online payment platform. Available later this year, the announcement makes PayPal one of the most significant companies in the financial technology sector to adopt support for virtual currencies.

PayPal is one of the most recognizable online payment platforms. It is widely used and accepted in the United States. While they began as a payment platform for businesses when founded in 1998, over 20 years later they now offer pre-paid debit cards, debit cards attached to your PayPal balance…

Amid the strain on businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic, global cyber-attacks are on the rise. Making internal business changes holds the key to survival, businesses need to review security protocols now.

Over the last few months, we have seen a huge increase in the amount of cyber-attacks. Twitter. Garmin. Reddit. YouTube. The many healthcare systems. The recent npm packages. There are more, but those security issues made the biggest headlines. On top of cyber-attacks, we’ve seen multiple cloud services problems, Microsoft…

Three JavaScript packages were removed from the npm portal last week for malicious code. Just another reason all open-source code should be reviewed prior to deployment.

We’ve been warned about this for years. Open-sourced code is a beautiful thing because it allows for coders, developers and engineers to build off of each other’s work. It makes those jobs easier by providing a codebase for common projects, and is a place where industry experts can look for…

Microsoft deployed an underwater datacenter to see if how it would compare to a datacenter on land. The results will change the way we look at technology for a long time.

Microsoft Corporation has been in the news quite a bit lately. They’ve had a couple of incidents with its Office, Teams and Azure services. They launched Azure Communication Services. They are collaborating to pioneer change in accessibility features. …

Interest in virtual reality spiked amid the COVID-19 pandemic as people looked for a safe escape from isolation. Facebook’s Oculus Quest 2 started shipping on Tuesday, upping the VR gaming industry.

Around 18 months ago, Facebook released its first VR gaming system, the Oculus Quest. Yesterday, after months of anticipation, the Oculus Quest 2 started shipping. All initial reviews rave over the new headset and system upgrades:

Six years after Facebook acquired Oculus VR, the company has released a device that…

Microsoft partners with several non-profits to enhance accessibility functions in technology. They hope to release updates by late 2021, and plan to share their data.

It’s no secret that technology has made some serious advancements over the last several years. The process is always ongoing with new innovations and changes happening every day. With the advancement of technology came the needs for accessibility functions for the differently abled. People with vision impairments can have their…

A white hat hack found 55 bugs on Apple’s network, 11 of them critical. The cost to fix them is not small.

Recently, there has been an uptick in cyber-attacks worldwide, which is why we have discussed the importance of white hat testing and how to handle the results of those tests. Many of the recent attacks have been on the healthcare industry. Attackers know the system is strained and the likelihood…

Cyber attacks on the healthcare industry continue to rise during the COVID-19 pandemic. The latest attack may have slowed down coronavirus research worldwide.

Over the last few weeks, the healthcare industry has been in the limelight. Several medical facilities and healthcare groups have been hit by ransomware attacks. We have discussed how the healthcare industry is a soft target, that they need to dedicate more of their budgets to cyber security, and that…

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