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…

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…

Mobile World Congress 2017: What changes to expect in future Android devices

Last Thursday marked the last day of the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Major manufacturers and carriers revealed new device designs and plans for the future. Here are three Android upgrades that are expected after this year’s MWC: Biometric controls Android manufacturers are recognizing the need for high-grade mobile security by introducing biometric controls on devices.…

HOBI International, Inc. weekly blog recap 2/27-3/3

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,…

Survey finds 2017 mobility will be 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,…

Cybersecurity spending to exceed $1 trillion by 2021

A new report from Cybersecurity Ventures anticipates global cybersecurity spending will reach or exceed $1 trillion within the next four years, growing 12 to 15 percent year-over-year from 2017 to 2021. Cybersecurity spending reached more than $120 billion during 2017, growing 35 times higher than the original $3.5 billion in spending during 2004. Cybersecurity spending…

HOBI International, Inc. weekly blog recap 2/20-2/24

Here is a recap of the HOBI blog for the week of 2/20-2/24 Survey indicates users prioritize mobile data security A new survey from Creative Strategies indicates users are most concerned about data privacy and security when using a smartphone device. The survey interviewed 800 U.S. consumers about the importance of data security and privacy…

Survey indicates users prioritize mobile data security

A new survey from Creative Strategies indicates users are most concerned about data privacy and security when using a smartphone device. The survey interviewed 800 U.S. consumers about the importance of data security and privacy when using different devices and services. According to the firm’s findings, 60 percent of interviewees indicated security matters the most…