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AI and IoT in the workplace increases productivity, but raises security concerns

Last week, Ted Greenwald from The Wall Street Journal wrote about how Artificial Intelligence will impact the workplace. Many enterprise tech leaders are looking into incorporating AI and IoT technology in the office to increase productivity and find new sources of data for consumers and employee opinions.

Greenwald’s article highlighted how new AI programs can monitor […]

By |March 16th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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 encompasses […]

By |February 28th, 2017|data security, News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Samsung anticipated to reveal Galaxy Note 8 later this month

Samsung is anticipated to reveal its Galaxy Note 8 device at an event next month. Sunday, the company sent out formal invitations that told invitees to “unbox their phone,” at an event taking place March 29 in New York City.

TechCrunch released pictures earlier today of what is suspected to be the Galaxy Note 8. Samsung’s […]

By |February 27th, 2017|Mobile, News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

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 when using […]

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 to […]

By |February 23rd, 2017|data security, Mobile, News, Uncategorized|1 Comment

New iPads may be released in March

Mashable reports Apple plans to launch four new iPad Pro devices next month. If these reports are true, the company will release 12.9”, 10.5”, 9.7” and 7.9” versions during March 2017.

The current iPad Pros available for purchase measure in at 12.9” and 9.7”, meaning the the 10.5” and 7.9” versions are new models. If these […]

By |February 22nd, 2017|Mobile, News, Tablets, Uncategorized|1 Comment

Samsung still rebuilding trust following Galaxy Note 7 recall

Samsung recently released the official cause of multiple battery failures that led to an eventual recall of all Galaxy Note 7 devices. The company cited manufacturing and design flaws in batteries from two different suppliers as the cause of the device malfunctions.

The Galaxy Note 7 recall costed Samsung an estimated amount of $5.3 billion, but […]

By |February 21st, 2017|Mobile, News, Risk, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Will 2017 be the year of mobile data security?

Last week, TechCrunch contributor John Biggs wrote a column stating 2017 may be the year of improving mobile security. With millions of smartphone users worldwide, the need for high-quality mobile data security is more of a reality than ever.

For the first time, mobile devices are being used as primary computing devices. Smartphones, tablets […]

By |February 20th, 2017|data security, Mobile, News, Uncategorized|0 Comments