How the Internet of Things will change our lives

The Internet of Things (IoT) has the power to change our world. And while we are starting to see its incredible impact, we are still very much at the beginning of the transformational journey. Here's a look into the current state of affairs in the race to standardize IoT, along with what people are saying ...

Are we safe in the Internet of Things?

Suppose a criminal were using your nanny cam to keep an eye on your house. Or your refrigerator sent out spam e-mails on your behalf to people you don’t even know. Now imagine someone hacked into your toaster and got access to your entire network. As smart products proliferate with the Internet of Things, so ...

The importance of Risk Management for your organisation

The importance of Risk Management in an organisation Enterprise risk management has become a crucial component of contemporary corporate governance and is an evolving discipline that has been supported and promoted throughout years. While an expanding list of companies has become identified with failure to anticipate and manage risks within their organisations, the changing competitive ...

ISO’s two-step solution to improving sanitation for 2.4 billion people

Many of us take toilets for granted, yet as many as one in three people are struggling because they lack access to one. This can lead to poor health, absenteeism from work and school, lack of privacy and safety, reduced concentration and exhaustion. In fact, loss of productivity from poor sanitation and hygiene is estimated ...

ISO publishes powerful new tool to combat bribery

A new business tool designed to fight bribery is now published. ISO 37001 is the first international anti-bribery management system standard designed to help organizations combat bribery risk in their own operations and throughout their global value chains. It has the potential to reduce corporate risk and costs related to bribery by providing a manageable ...

U.S. Customs computer outage causes delays at some airports

A U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) computer outage lasting about four hours hit several U.S. airports on Monday, causing long lines and delays at immigration checks as thousands of travelers returned from New Year's holidays, the agency said. "At this time, there is no indication the service disruption was malicious in nature,'' a spokeswoman ...

Humanity Road is looking for volunteers

Humanity Road Volunteer Opportunities Humanity Road delivers disaster preparedness and response information to the global mobile public before, during, and after a disaster. Providing aid information helps individuals survive, sustain, and reunite with each other and with their pets. Humanity Road strives to close the disaster communications gap through process improvement, collaboration, partnerships, education and ...

Edward Snowden on passwords: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

Really important advises from Edward Snowden especially in these times of massive cyber attacks.

Do you know what you agree to when you download an app on your smartphone?

The biggest risk to you and your company's privacy is your smartphone. Some of the most popular apps on your smartphone ask for permissions that expose data to outside sources. We asked people on the street to read some of these permissions out loud so we could capture their reactions. Take control of your privacy.

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