The rise of the digital workplace and the new future of work: Experts weigh in

The ways workers are getting their jobs done continues to evolve in parallel with technology and company culture. Read some insights from industry experts as to what to expect and how to prepare for the future. Image: Vlada84 / Getty Images I’ve been a fan of all things digital along with full remote work capabilities […]

Survey: Robotics usage on the rise

Robots don’t play a significant role in industries — yet — but respondents expect that to change soon. Image: Getty Images/iStockphoto The image of robots working on a factory floor is being replaced with the reality of robots working in a myriad of industries ranging from healthcare and logistics to retail and telecommunications.  How are […]

How Facebook’s open source factory gave rise to Presto

Commentary: When Facebook solves technical problems, it defaults to open source solutions like Presto. Image: gorodenkoff, Getty Images/iStockphoto Facebook has been a bit of a punching bag lately, and for good reason. But for all its problems, Facebook continues to be one of the preeminent open source software factories on Earth. From React to Apache […]

2020 sees rise in invoice and payment fraud BEC attacks

Abnormal Security found a 75% increase in this type of campaign in the first three months of the year and a spike of 200% from April to May. Image: GrafVishenka, Getty Images/iStockPhotos The Business Email Compromise (BEC) is a more focused and potentially more profitable type of phishing scam favored by many cybercriminals. By spoofing […]

Alaskan volcano sealed the fate of the Roman Republic, led to rise of the Empire

A volcanic eruption in Alaska triggered climate change that may have hastened the end of the Roman Republic, leading to the rise of the Roman Empire, a new study finds.  During 43 B.C. and 42 B.C., Europe and North Africa were unusually cold and rainy; temperatures were colder than they’d been in more than 2,500 […]

Only 31% of Americans concerned with data security, despite 400% rise in cyberattacks

Bad actors have flooded the enterprise with coronavirus-related attacks, but professionals working from home have other worries, Unisys Security found. Image: nantonov, Getty Images/iStockphoto Less than one-third (31%) of Americans said they are concerned about their data security while working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic, a Unisys Security report found. Overall concerns around internet […]

Dell report details rise in cyberattacks and disruptive events

A new report focuses on a surge in cyberattacks and other disruptions during the coronavirus pandemic and the costs of these events. Due to the coronavirus, organizations around the globe have had to quickly transition their workforces from the traditional workplace to the digital office. To keep business operations running smoothly, many companies have had […]

Dark Web sees rise in postings selling access to corporate networks

These postings provide cybercriminals with the information needed to hack into networks where they can infect critical machines with malware, according to Positive Technologies. The Dark Web is an underground marketplace where criminals trade in all sorts of illegal or malicious items. One valuable product up for sale consists of information that can help hackers […]