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HOW TO SECURE SMART HOMES AND IOT DEVICES?

Smart homes consist of many devices that perform different tasks and are connected to the Internet of Things (IoT). It doesn’t matter whether these devices are different from each other. What matters is what they do to make their users’ lives easier. Although these devices have revolutionized life in the home, they also create dangers that have never been seen …

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HUMAN HAND DISASTER IN CYBER SECURITY!

Half of the cyber security incidents in industrial networks are caused by employee errors. Despite automation, the human factor can still put industrial processes at risk. Employee errors or unintentional actions accounted for 52% of incidents that affected operational technology and industrial control system (OT / ICS) networks last year. According to the Kaspersky’s report “The State of Industrial Cyber …

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WHY CITIES SHOULD CONSIDER USING FACIAL RECOGNITION?

More and more, municipal officials are turning to technologies to make cities smarter, safer and more livable. In this regard, facial recognition can come in handy to help solve various challenging municipal issues. “Driven by data intelligence and grounded in values of sustainability, mobility and connectivity, cities can streamline their evolution by embracing new technologies, backed by data and artificial …

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MIT IS DEVELOPING A BIAS-FREE FACE DETECTION SYSTEM

Many studies regarding the face detection, can categorize people biasedly according to their characteristics such as skin color and gender. MIT is working to improve this problem with a better algorithm, rather than solving it manually. BIAS-FREE FACE DETECTION. MIT has been able to achieve reducing the categorical bias problems by 60 percent, with its new algorithm developed on the …

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HOW ITS CAN BENEFIT FROM 5G?

More and more, intelligent transport systems (ITS) have received greater awareness and attention. This is especially so amid governments’ efforts to build smart cities and improve traffic. In this regard, 5G or fifth-generation mobile communications, can come in handy. Globally, an increasing number of cities is eyeing intelligent transport systems to help solve various municipal issues, for example traffic jams …

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HOW DO PROFESSIONAL IP CAMERAS COMPARE WITH CONSUMER ONES?

When purchasing a security system, price is always a deciding factor for the user, who may be tempted to get less expensive consumer-grade IP cameras for their organization. At times like these, it’s better to think twice by considering the differences between consumer and professional camera systems. A recent blog post by Kintronics summarized the differences as follows. Quality, reliability and performance …

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WHAT ARE COMMON IOT SECURITY ISSUES AND THEIR SOLUTIONS?

With the proliferation of connected devices under IoT, cybersecurity risks have also increased. Making devices secure against IoT security issues therefore will become a key differentiator for manufacturers. Needless to say, the internet of things has become a reality. What makes IoT appealing is the various applications that it allows. According to a recent blog post by Allot, IoT can …

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WHAT TO CONSIDER WHEN MAINTAINING THE SECURITY OF YOUR NETWORK?

Amid IoT security issues, companies should adopt a cybersecurity plan that entails various things, including keeping passwords strong, raising employees’ awareness and constantly updating systems. The migration of devices, IP cameras and access control included, to the internet has brought convenience. But at the same time, it has also introduced new risks, especially cybersecurity issues. “The irony is that, while …

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WHY SATELLITES NEED CYBERSECURITY JUST LIKE YOU

Any modern person who spends time on the internet is familiar with the basic principles of cybersecurity — but imagine you’re in charge of a satellite that people around the globe rely on. Suddenly, changing a password every few months and hoping for the best doesn’t seem quite vigilant enough. And cybersecurity is indeed a threat countries need to consider …

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FUNNY ERROR IN CHINA’S FACIAL RECOGNITION SYSTEM

The facial recognition system implemented in the daily life in China made a strange detection that normal people wouldn’t do! Facial recognition systems aren’t used only in smart phones, they also appear in the cities now. Also used in Turkey in some locations for now, the facial recognition system is used in China on a large scale. So much so, …

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