Internet Security

If you haven’t seen the  Norse Global Real-Time Attack Map, I highly recommend it as both visually fascinating and informative. The site provides a geographical display of live cyber attacks along with the origin, attack type, and target.

What Is A DDOS

A Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack is an attempt to make an online service unavailable by overwhelming it with traffic from multiple sources.

They target a wide variety of important resources, from banks to news websites, and present a major challenge to making sure people can publish and access important information.

WordFence–a company that monitors and provides the leading protection for WordPress sites, issued their December 2016 WordPress Attack Activity Report which showed an increase in both brute force (password guessing) and complex attacks.

What About Your OWN Protection?

The value of anti-virus protection is directly related to the consequences of not having anti-virus software. The increases in viruses and malicious code make the Internet unsafe if you’re aware nor prepared.

Web sites get attacked and hacked all the time. Whether the Internet is a safe or a secure place for even the most tech-savvy user often debated.

Users of email and visitors of many different websites have a relatively high likelihood of accidentally downloading some form of malware or becoming the victim of an identity-stealing scam.

Your computer AND smartphone need an antivirus program which you can trust to keeping your system clean and secure from harmful virus, worms and attacks through scanning process. A trusted anti-virus software will stop problems BEFORE they start by detecting suspicious websites and files that contain malicious programs before they enter your computer and they’ll block malicious tracking software from being downloaded to your system.malicious tracking software from being downloaded to your system.

Consumer Affairs Best Antivirus Software Reviews

Antivirus software is used to detect, prevent and remove viruses and spyware, stop hacking and phishing attacks and protect consumers from identity theft. This software is essential to prevent loss of data and personal information and to keep computers and mobile devices running effectively.

Most antivirus software now runs on PC, Mac and Android and iOS mobile devices and may include a firewall to prevent access to computers and networks.

Parental monitoring options keep minors protected by limiting access to selected websites.

Whatever YOUR choice, make sure ALL your Internet-connected devices are protected, to ensure your data & privacy information is safe.

VIEW THEIR COMPLETE LIST & DETAILED COMPARISONS HERE: https://www.consumeraffairs.com/computers/antivirus-software/

Internet of Things (IoT) is the inter-connectedness of all things through the Internet.

What Is the Internet of Things

The drivers of the technology and movement are the technology companies who will power the IoT: IBM, Intel & Cisco amongst others.

IBM Think Academy put out this great video HOW IT WORKS: Internet of Things

 

Takeaways from the 2015 Stanford Graduate School of Business Entrepreneur Symposium

Technical and…enlightening presentation on the future of Internet of Things

Trae Vassallo is an independent investor, board member, and advisor. She is also a strategic advisor to Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, where she was a general partner. She serves on the Board of Directors of Enlighted.

Click on any of her links above and you’ll understand her endeavors are committed to the making the future she explains a reality.

WOW!! Sweden’s Ashkan Fardost talks about internet of things, what we can expect in the future and how far the development has come.

Ashkan is an active speaker, writer, workshop leader and consultant, who is also a scientist in the research labs of Uppsala University, within the fields of organic and medicinal chemistry.

The core theme of his talk at TEDx Östersund is how the internet of things can improve societies and economies of all shapes and sizes, on a magnitude beyond our current imagination– super impressive presentation!

Do you agree with his projections? Watch & Find out!

The New Internet is NOT About Connecting People, It’s About Connecting THINGS

And…these THINGS start SHARING EXPERIENCES with other THINGS

Fascinating TEDx presentation by Benson Houghland!

Benson Hougland has a passion for technology of all kinds that drives a deep desire to make his work and the world around him better. His interests include making wine, making music, and making memories with family and friends in activities like boating, camping, and traveling.

Benson is a 17-year Temecula resident, husband, and father of two elementary school boys and an adult daughter. As vice president at Opto 22, a local software developer and hardware manufacturer of products used in the industrial automation and information technology markets, he’s responsible for product evolution, marketing, training, and communications.

Amazing Ways The Google Car Will Change the World-infographic

or, then again…it could be like this:

What do you think?