HOBI weekly blog recap 5/22-5/26

Here is a recap of the HOBI blog for the week of 5/22-5/26

Application security market anticipated to reach $9 billion

MarketsandMarkets reports the app security market will reach or exceed $9 billion by 2020. The market, currently valued $2.79 billion, is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 26.4 percent within the next five years.

New study […]

Application security market anticipated to reach $9 billion

MarketsandMarkets reports the app security market will reach or exceed $9 billion by 2020. The market, currently valued $2.79 billion, is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 26.4 percent within the next five years.

The increasing amount of cyber attacks on enterprises and consumers has inspired the need for high-quality data security for mobile […]

By |May 25th, 2017|data security, News|0 Comments

New study demonstrates scrap recycling’s positive economic impact

A new economic impact study sponsored by the Institute of Scrap Recycling (ISRI) indicates scrap recycling supports more than 500,000 jobs and generates more than $116.97 billion in the U.S annually.

The study, conducted by John Dunham and Associates, found that scrap recycling provides 155,632 direct jobs, 175,587 supplier jobs and 203,287 induced jobs, amounting […]

By |May 24th, 2017|News, Recycling|0 Comments

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