2021 & the Rise of Ransomware as a Service (RaaS)

In 2021, the number of ransomware assaults is expected to reach 100,000, with each one costing businesses an average of $170,000. In the case of Colonial, hackers only needed one password to breach the entire IT infrastructure of the company. Colonial and JBS paid a total of $15 million in ransom as a result of this. Hackers were able to obtain access to the company’s systems six months before the flaw was discovered in the SolarWinds (SWI) attack.

The shelling of ransomware attacks is forcing organizations into a constant state of defense rather than an offensive stance. The tidal flow…


The Future of Automotive 2035–7 Trends to Watch

Welcome to the new world of AutoTech — the fusion of electric, self-driving automobiles, and ride-hailing to build a new economy that will thrive. This new amalgamation, which is linked to digital networks and a slew of amazing technology, has the potential to upend the global vehicle industry!

Newly empowered market participants, such as suppliers, on-demand platforms, digital giants, and cities that have an active role in mobility, will challenge automotive OEMs’ competitive positions.

I also foresee a broader lifetime of better-informed consumers and greater transparency in the future. Consumers will make decisions based on information rather than marketing. Technological…


Covid, Technology, & Digital Transformation — A Perspective

It has long been said that necessity is the mother of all inventions. COVID-19 has necessitated unprecedented participation from all countries and industries! The pandemic spread so quickly and with such ferocity. The crisis has always served as a fuel for technical growth, and the present worldwide pandemic has a silver lining as well. The future will look back at the 2020s as the Digital Transformation era where the most remarkable innovations happened like the “Great Depression”.

Because of the scarcity of time and resources to respond to the crisis, as well as the necessity for rapid scalability in all…


Imaging and Its Captivating Future

From candid pictures to smart ad-campaigns, photography and image processing has advanced rapidly in a very short span of time. Now, you don’t even need to own a camera to become a pro. Your smart phone has become the primary device for photography and image processing. Just look at everyone’s Instagram pages, they are all professional mobile photographers. 😊

Mobile device connections have surpassed the world population by more than 1 Billion. With a capable smart phone in hand, people have their photographic brains switched on all the time. They are looking for innovative possibilities and love capturing unexpected moments…


Privacy, WhatsApp, Signal — an Oxymoron?

2021 seems to have gotten off to a bad start for our friends at Facebook but then again 2020 wasn’t a great year for them either. With a controversial shift in WhatsApp’s privacy policy, it is taking one of its few “clean” properties with it. The popular instant messaging app involves the exchange of data with the parent company, contrary to its pledge when it was purchased by Facebook.

When the news broke about this change in policy, nothing happened immediately. However, when Elon Musk, known critic of Facebook, tweeted about signal, WhatsApp, and privacy. The internet erupted and suddenly…


Digital Twins in 2021: 15 Amazing Examples

The concept of digital twin is not new. The technology has been around since the 1960s. NASA has been physically creating duplicate systems for its various space missions at ground level, to test its equipment in a virtual environment. An example of this is Apollo 13, for which a digital twin was developed by NASA to assess and simulate conditions on board.

In the recent past, digital twin has become one of the most promising technological trends. It is estimated that the global Digital Twin technology will reach $48.2 billion by 2026, from $3.1 …


Parenting the Parents of 2021

They are rightfully called as Digital Generation. Born and raised in digital environments that offer an incredible opportunity to learn, create, build, and network. Social media provides useful tools to learn and create a responsible digital presence for children that also helps them study and consider various viewpoints that makes them better aware.

A digital parent in 2021 must be very aware of all the negative and positive information a child can learn by simply hopping on to their favorite video game or social channel. …


Rocketing for a Crowded Orbit

The family, donned in an intra-vehicular activity space suits, strapped in a capsule, are ready for 384,400 km. Within minutes their own weight doubles and in just eight and half minutes, they are completely weightless.

Inflatable orbiting habitat rented for their holiday in space! Welcome to the future!

It is not new to travel into space using a private space jet. Ever since 2010, when the crew size of the International Space Station was increased, several ordinary people have travelled into space. The idea was novel then but not today. …


Device Management & Dedicated Experiences on Android Devices

Mobile phones have entered our lives in a way only the most visionary minds could have imagined, making themselves indispensable for our daily lives. The number of smartphone users in the world today is 3.5 Billion, which translates to 44.69% of the world’s population. There are more mobile phones and wireless subscriptions than people in the world. In fact, there will be 6.83 billion smartphone subscriptions by 2022. The mobile industry will contribute $4.8 Trillion to the world’s GDP.

The need for high computational power and growing usage of connected devices has stimulated the convergence of mobile and cloud technology…


Becoming Successful in Business — A Strong Technology Strategy

Technology has become integrated in every industry in almost every possible, which leads to almost nothing that can be classified as low-tech. In fact, technological forces are re-defining the way a business functions in many different aspects. Management teams are accelerating the speed of innovation in new products and processes are translated into profitable commercial ventures.

It is necessary to plan, take time, and design a strong business technology strategy. Not all businesses get it right immediately, but a right strategy presents clear direction and makes it easy to achieve goals. …

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