FTC cracks down on tech-support scams

Earlier this month, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced Operation Tech Trap, a new project that focuses on eliminating tech-support scams. The operation kicked off with 16 civil and criminal actions filed by the FTC as well as state, national and international law enforcement against tech scammers.

Tech-support scams are a common tactic used by hackers […]

By |May 23rd, 2017|data security, News|0 Comments

Apple completes iPhone manufacturing test in India

Last week, Apple completed its first trial round in its efforts to expand iPhone production into southern Asia. Wall Street Journal reports the device production was handled by a TaiWanese contract manufacturing firm, Wistron Corp.

The trial run focused on manufacturing a small amount of iPhone SE devices, Apple’s least-expensive iPhone model. The price of device […]

By |May 22nd, 2017|Mobile, News|0 Comments

HOBI weekly blog recap 5/15-5/19

Here is a recap of the HOBI blog for the week of 5/15-5/19

IoT security products market estimated to exceed $16 billion

A new report from Future Market Insights indicates the IoT security products market will experience substantial growth within the next three years. The market, previously valued at $7.8 billion during 2014, is anticipated to grow […]

By |May 19th, 2017|data security, IT Asset Management, Mobile|0 Comments

IoT security products market estimated to exceed $16 billion

A new report from Future Market Insights indicates the IoT security products market will experience substantial growth within the next three years. The market, previously valued at $7.8 billion during 2014, is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of 16.5 percent until 2020, creating potential for the market to exceed $16 billion.

IoT encompasses the myriad […]

By |May 18th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Craig Boswell leads BYOD webinar

Craig Boswell, HOBI International President, lead a webinar with APMG International about the benefits and challenges of Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policies this morning. The webinar, BYOD: D for Device or D for Disaster?, examined the benefits and challenges of BYOD in the workplace.

Overall mobile shipments reached 2.45 billion during 2016, with 207.1 million […]

By |May 17th, 2017|data security, Mobile, News|0 Comments

Craig Boswell leading BYOD webinar

Craig Boswell, HOBI International President, is leading a webinar with APMG International about the benefits and challenges of Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policies. The webinar, BYOD: D for Device or D for Disaster?, begins at 10 a.m. EST tomorrow morning.

Implementing a BYOD policy in an enterprise brings opportunities for increased productivity and less […]

By |May 16th, 2017|data security, Mobile|0 Comments