March 2017

Cyber criminals have moved on from primarily targeting individuals to focusing on where the money is: enterprises, says Trend Micro. Cyber threats reached an all-time high in 2016, with a 748% increase in new ransomware families, ultimately resulting in $1 billion in losses for enterprises worldwide. This is according to Trend Micro’s annual security roundup report […]

Think about everything that lives on your phone: personal messages and emails, photos of your friends and family, social media posts, phone numbers, maybe work emails or dating apps. And then there’s your search history and bookmarks, location history, passwords, calendar, call logs … basically, your entire life. … read more at: http://www.slate.com/articles/technology/future_tense/2017/02/cybersecurity_self_defense_how_to_increase_security_on_your_smartphone.html

This article is part of the cybersecurity self-defense installment of Futurography, a series in which Future Tense introduces readers to the technologies that will define tomorrow. Each month, we’ll choose a new technology and break it down. Future Tense is a collaboration among Arizona State University, New America, and Slate. … read more at: http://www.slate.com/articles/technology/future_tense/2017/02/how_much_do_you_know_about_cybersecurity_self_defense_take_our_quiz.html

Industry News Smart Grid Juneau’s electric utility says natural gas not in the plans anymore University of Hawaii Hilo to develop energy storage project India to invest $44.9bn in smart grid infrastructure NEC Energy Solutions to Build and Operate 50 MW of Grid Energy Storage Facilities in UK for VLC Energy … read more at: […]