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Your mum & IoT security

Your mum & IoT security

On October 21, 2016 the USA suffered one of the largest cyber attacks of its kind. But this wasn’t the Russians. The culprits were much more terrifying. Thanks to the boom in Internet of Things (IoT) devices and poorly configured innate security features, the culprits were ordinary and naïve mums and dads spread across 164 […]

How to see the cyber and disappear completely

How to see the cyber and disappear completely

After 20 years of research, we have condensed our hacking experience into two innovative products: A cyber radar system that visualizes, measures and controls the whole cyber-physical space, and a moving target security solution that makes data traffic and networks invisible to the outside world Technology to the core Over the last 20 years, I […]

Digital video analytics: Test results

Digital video analytics: Test results

Before we discuss digital video analytics I need to explain, as painless as possible, why the following examples have inspired me to write this. You see, I’ve been working with digital imagery and video since the 1990s and I’ve come to understand that the image presented on your screen is made up of digital pixels. […]

The Capability: Facial recognition, privacy and regulating new technology

The Capability: Facial recognition, privacy and regulating new technology

In late 2015 the Commonwealth government announced that a national facial recognition system – the National Facial Biometrics Matching Capability or simply ‘The Capability’- would be implemented. This system will use existing identification documents, such as licences and passports, to extract and share biometric information between state, territory and national government databases. As is often […]

Artificial Intelligence in the financial services

Artificial Intelligence in the financial services

When the United Kingdom cast its decisive vote on 23rd June 2016 to leave the European Union, a membership in which it held for more than 40 years, the British pound slumped to a 31-year low as the final polling results sent shockwaves during the Asian trading hours. The losses extended to the European and […]

The three columns of IoT security

The three columns of IoT security

Risk Analytics is expected to become a 26.32 billion US dollar market by 2020. Risk is big business, and the Internet of Things (IoT) phenomenon is likely to drive this industry well above those lofty predictions. Part of the reason is in the IoTs rapid growth, estimated by McKinsey at 32.6% CAGR. The other is […]

Sky’s not the limit

Sky’s not the limit

India’s Space Programme With its landmark simultaneous launch of 104 satellites recently, India’s space programme not only shattered the previous 37-satellite launch record by Russian space agency Roscosmos in June 2014, but emphatically signalled its intent to muscle into the multi-billion dollar global space sweepstakes. Only three of the 104 satellites in the commercial launch […]

Welcome to the future

Welcome to the future

A “boundary” can be defined as a line that marks the limits of an area; a dividing line, real or imaginary, separating a subject or sphere of activity. The keyword here is “imaginary.” Laws and rules (both man-made and by physics) were/are designed to create those imaginary lines, much like the sides of good versus […]

Demonetisation spurs cyber crime in India

Demonetisation spurs cyber crime in India

With the Indian government striving towards a cashless economy by expanding the scope of digitisation across all activities, the widening internet modes this will foster will need to be safeguarded from cyber crime and cyber fraud. Online databases and transactions are getting increasingly vulnerable to hackers today with their ever innovative tools. Cases of banking […]

Cyber resilience for tomorrow

Cyber resilience for tomorrow

Two conferences during April in Singapore provided invaluable insights into the responses across three sectors to raising Cyber Risks in the digital economy. GTACS (Governance, Technology Audit, Control, Security), annual conference organized by ISACA Singapore Chapter, 24th-25th April 2017, Marina Bay Sands Convention Hall, Singapore. SEA Asia 2017, driven by the Maritime and Port Authority […]

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