TikTok Ban Results in Oracle Deal After Security Concerns

Author(s):

Caleb Townsend, Staff Writer, United States Cybersecurity Magazine

TikTok

TikTok is a fast-growing, video-based social media service that has undergone intense scrutiny for being owned by a Beijing-based company called ByteDance. These concerns revolve around both their relationship to China and their access to our data. Though it ranks among the most popular apps in the world, India was one of the first countries … Read more

From the Fall 2020 Issue

Don’t Take Your Home for Granted: Dangers Lurking Inside and Out

Author(s):

Dr. Sandra Adside Wright, CISSP, CAP | Member, Women in Cybersecurity Mid-Atlantic Affiliate, Engineering Solutions Incorporated (ESI)

Smart Home

You Thought you Were in Control of your House There are more wireless computers on home networks today since the onset of Covid-19 swept across America, forcing the convergence of work-from-home and distant learning to a new dimension. This evidently means an expected increase in malware and nefarious attacks against our personal and professional computing … Read more

Distance Learning: What are the Cybersecurity Risks?

Author(s):

Caleb Townsend, Staff Writer, United States Cybersecurity Magazine

Girl at computer distance learning online skype teaching class

Covid-19 has fundamentally changed the way our society functions, as businesses, entertainment venues, and schools must adapt to the challenges of a socially distanced world. This week, most school districts will press forward with distance learning, in which teachers conduct a class over Skype adjacent apps, while students tune in from home. Distance learning provides … Read more

The Biggest 2020 Cybersecurity Threats

Author(s):

Caleb Townsend, Staff Writer, United States Cybersecurity Magazine

2020 trends, cybersecurity threats, 2020 building blocks, 2019 to 2020 change

Cybersecurity threats, as we discussed in our recent 2019 data breach article, were a huge problem in 2019. Within the first 6 months, Forbes reported that 2019 yielded 3,800 publicly disclosed breaches, a 52% increase from 2018’s first 6 months. 2019 saw data breaches in every sector, from financial and healthcare, to government and entertainment. … Read more

AI Chip Technology

Author(s):

Pratik Gundawar, ,

AI Chips, AI Chip, Blue computer interior, wires and chips

Intense Race Between Tech Giants Fuels the Growth of The Ai Chip Technology Being the most disruptive technology of our time, artificial intelligence (AI) has made its way into our day-to-day activities. From robotics to the healthcare sector and from transportation to the computing industry, AI has brought remarkable changes. In fact, the incorporation of … Read more

Innovation Becomes the Prime Focus of the Biometric Sensor Industry

Author(s):

Pratik Gundawar, ,

Biometric, biometrics, fingerprints, eyes, blue.

The threat of data theft poses significant challenges to smart device manufacturers. Installation of biometric sensors in devices that unlock and perform various functions based on individual features becomes a necessity. From smartphones to tablets, biometric sensors have played a crucial role in security and other purposes. Hackers are becoming smarter day-by-day and finding new … Read more