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9 Internet of Things Predictions for 2019

By 2020, the Internet of Things (IoT) is predicted to generate an additional $344B in revenues, as well as to drive $177B in cost reductions. IoT and smart devices are already increasing performance metrics of major US-based factories. They are in the hands of employees, covering routine management issues and boosting their productivity by 40-60% [1].

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ICO 2.0 - Security Tokens are on the Rise

“Pump & Dump” and The End of ICO Marching Bands and Cheerleaders

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Cybersecurity Fails without Strategy

Building and running a cybersecurity organization is a daunting task and most aren’t doing very well. The brutal reality is that the industry is struggling. Even as gains are made in the professional community, losses are skyrocketing in the face of security spending that is increasing to astronomical levels. Some estimates place losses to cybercrime alone at $6 trillion by 2021, doubling from $3 trillion in 2015, while security spending will top $1 trillion with expected double digit annual growth. These losses exceed the global illegal drug market and the security investment burden increases at an unsustainable rate. Even with massive investments over the years, the world continues to hemorrhage losses due to cyber-attacks. These damages are derived from individual organizations that have failed to erect and maintain viable defenses.  

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3 Different Ways Companies Can Gain Insights from IoT Connected Devices

By embedding sensors on devices, companies can gain valuable and informative insights from IoT devices that will help them drive their business to ahead of the curve.

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Oil Should be Denominated in Bitcoin

As Henry Harianto rode his ubiquitous scooter up to one of the many makeshift gas stations in Bali to fill it up with petrol from a re-purposed Absolut Vodka bottle, he grumbled about how the price of gasoline has been steadily increasing over the past year and that it’s been eating into his living expenses. Harianto is not alone. In the archipelago of 168 million people, the fall in the Indonesian rupiah (the local currency) has been progressively making oil — the feed stock gasoline and other petroleum products much more expensive. With the rupiah having taken a battering over the past year. in late October, Indonesia, in an effort to stem the tide of foreign exchange outflows asked suppliers of diesel and crude to stop charging in dollars and offered them a variety of other options such as the rupiah, Chinese yuan, euro, Japanese yen or the Saudi riyal. And while Jakarta is hopeful that as many suppliers as possible will opt for the rupiah to relieve downward pressure on its embattled currency, such hopes are wishful at best.

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Mylobot Showcases the Evolution of Modern Malware

The recently discovered Mylobot aggregates 9 sophisticated features, highlighting how advanced malware is evolving. Stealth capabilities make it difficult for security tools to detect and protection aspects preserve its functionality over time.  

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