Forty-five years ago this July, man first stepped on the Moon. Just 25 years ago, what we know as the Internet was born. In some ways, landing on the Moon led to development of the Internet. But, that’s the story of the technology. What’s really interesting is how the Internet has affected our society, both in US and around the world, how we conduct business, and most of all, how we all communicate.
Will touch, smell and taste be part of the Internet of Everything experience? The ‘pervasive computing' department of a UK university recently launched a mobile app capable of transmitting aromas remotely, paving the way for a new era of multi-sensory digital communications.
You might not think about it when you’re browsing the web, shopping online and interacting on social media, but you are the first line of defense against cyber security risks. The power to be safe is in your hands and at your fingertips. Developing and maintaining good habits can make online activity much safer and more enjoyable for you and your colleagues.
Here are a number of good habits take only minutes to learn and are easy enough to incorporate into your daily work life.
Create strong passwords
Passwords are usually the first, and sometimes only, protection against unauthorized access. They are the keys to your online kingdom, so keep these guidelines in mind.