data security

How to protect your iCloud account in light of a hacking threat

Last week, a group of hackers self-identified as the “Turkish Crime Family” came forward claiming they have accessed 250 million iCloud passwords. The group of hackers demanded ransom from Apple, with the threat of remotely wiping the iCloud accounts respective iPhones, iPads and MacBooks if Apple does not pay by April 8.

Apple issued a statement […]

By |March 28th, 2017|data security, Mobile, News|0 Comments

HOBI International, Inc. weekly blog recap 3/20-3/24

Here is a recap of the HOBI blog for the week of 3/20-3/24

E-Scrap recycling market anticipating substantial growth

Transparency Market Research anticipates substantial growth for the e-scrap recycling market until 2022. The report indicates the market will grow at a CAGR of 7.2 percent within the next five years.

Google releases developer preview of latest Android OS

Yesterday, […]

By |March 24th, 2017|data security, Mobile, Recycling, Tablets|0 Comments

Officials write letter inquiring about SS7 vulnerabilities to the Department of Homeland Security

Two members of congress are inquiring about a potential mobile network vulnerability to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).  Last week, Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) and Representative Ted Lieu (D-CA) authored a letter to DHS Secretary John Kelly about security risks in Signaling System 7 (SS7) protocol.

SS7 protocol is used by global telecom networks to […]

By |March 21st, 2017|data security, Mobile, News|0 Comments

The 10th tip for data security

In light of documents released by WikiLeaks regarding potential CIA hacking tools last Tuesday, many Internet users have been increasingly paranoid about their data privacy. USA Today published an article with nine cybersecurity tips for devices, but forgot one imperative component of data security.

The nine tips USA Today lists are don’t get phished, turn on two-factor authentication, […]

By |March 14th, 2017|data security, ITAD, Mobile, News|0 Comments

World Wide Web inventor speaks out about the future of the Internet

Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the World Wide Web, issued a statement this past weekend indicating he would like to save his invention.

Berners-Lee intended the World Wide Web to create opportunities for people to collaborate across different cultural and geographic boundaries. But, with recent events, Berners-Lee worries his invention is not being used for […]

By |March 13th, 2017|data security, News|0 Comments

Increasing cloud adoption inspires rapid cloud security market growth

According to Zion Market Research, the cloud security market will reach $9.8 billion by 2020, growing at an overall CAGR of 12 percent. The market is split into three segments: public cloud, private cloud and hybrid cloud security.

Many enterprises and applications rely on cloud storage for its efficiency and ability to host more data than […]

By |March 9th, 2017|data security, Mobile|0 Comments

HOBI weekly blog recap 2/21-3/3

Here is a recap of the HOBI blog for the week of 2/27-3/3

Study finds 2017 mobility will focus on cloud computing and data security

A new study shows the majority of enterprises are focusing on mobile device management, cloud integration and data security in their mobile strategies. The study, sponsored by Clutch and DMI, interviewed […]

Survey finds 2017 mobility will focus on cloud computing and security

A new study shows the majority of enterprises are focusing on mobile device management, cloud integration and data security in their mobile strategies. The study, sponsored by Clutch and DMI, interviewed professionals from 582 enterprises, and 89 percent of interviewees indicated their respective enterprise has a mobility strategy.

When surveyed about their organizations’ mobility efforts, interviewees […]

By |March 2nd, 2017|data security, Mobile|0 Comments