Monthly Archives: May 2015

Criminal Attacks Are Now Leading Cause of Data Breach in Healthcare, Ponemon Finds

The healthcare industry is experiencing a surge in data breaches, security incidents, and criminal attacks—exposing millions of patients and their medical records—according to the latest Ponemon Institute study.   The study, sponsored by ID Experts,  reveals…

Worldwide Security Software Market Grew 5.3 Percent in 2014, Gartner Says

Worldwide security software revenue totaled $21.4 billion in 2014, a 5.3 percent increase from 2013 revenue of $20.3 billion, according to Gartner.  “Overall market growth was up slightly in 2014 to 5.3 percent from 4.9…

POS Malware Threatens 51.2 Million POS Devices in Circulation, ABI Research Finds

In the aftermath of major cybersecurity breaches at Target, Home Depot and other prominent retail brands, an upsurge in point-of-sale (POS) malware is poised to wreak further havoc, according to ABI Research. In the majority…

Vendor-neutral Medical Device Connectivity Solutions May Transform Healthcare, Frost & Sullivan Says

Connected health infrastructure is emerging as a binding agent for diverse devices and workflows, aiding diagnosis, monitoring and prevention in the healthcare industry. For such an infrastructure to be efficient, stakeholders must first ensure that…

Smart Home Security to Drive Home Automation Between Now and 2020, ABI Research Says

Fifteen million more U.S. homes will invest in new connected home security services over the next 5 years, according to a new report from ABI Research. The U.S. market, a bellwether for developed markets around…

Infosys Study Shows Early Signs of Machine-to-Data Tech Adoption

Global manufacturing companies are beginning to recognize the business value of technologies that can increase asset efficiency, but deployment is lagging, according to a new Infosys study. Infosys and the Institute for Industrial Management (FIR)…

FutureSource: Leading Headphones Brands ‘Rock It Up’ as Market Celebrates Growth

Worldwide shipments of headphones grew by 8.5 percent in 2014 to 309.5 million units, according to a new report from Futuresource Consulting.”The demand for headphones is increasing, especially as consumers are using their mobile devices…