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Should Business Risk Mitigation Be A Factor When We Choose Our Suppliers And Manufacturers?

July 24, 2018 — by Daniel Lakier5

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This is something that I have struggled with for most of my working life. As a technology professional, it is my job to pick the best products and solutions or to dig deeper to marry that technological decision with one that’s best for my organization. Is it incumbent on me to consider my suppliers’ financials, or their country or origin, or perhaps their business practices?

This thought was thrust sharply into focus during the past few months. First, we were reminded that a sound business still needs to have sound financials. The second warning is around the ramifications of a trade war.

Security

5 Recommendations for IoT Manufacturers

January 25, 2017 — by Pascal Geenens0

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As devices get more connected, they potentially get smarter and provide richer functionality. The internet of things (IoT) describes a world where just about anything can be connected, from routers, smart thermostats, smart light bulbs, and door locks to intelligent fridges, or even cars.

In recent events, devices with less than desirable security states were taken over by massive botnets consisting of hundreds of thousands of devices that were able to launch an impressive DDoS attack that crippled several online services.