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Exploiting Telemedicine’s Full Potentials in Battling COVID-19 Pandemic

Image by Alexey Hulsov from Pixabay  Hospitals, medical and health centers ideally should be the places the sick and ill alike visit for succor and treatment but with the ravaging COVID-19, shouldn’t we start considering telemedicine? The World Health Organization (WHO), governments, medical practitioners, and health workers around the globe have all been calling for remote working and far-reaching social distancing among other measures as a way of trying to contain COVID-19 surge. A visit to a hospital clearly depicts the reason why you should totally avoid it now unless it’s absolutely impossible to do otherwise. Usually, our hospitals are filled up with patients and caregivers who are not medical practitioners but have simply come to help them in revitalizing the patients, all these people are usually in proximity with the patients, where bacteria and viruses can easily be transmitted.  Since it has become imperative that a visit to the hospital these days can be a sure way of contracting COVID-19, the most obvious measure to turn to urgently is telemedicine. Telemedicine which is also known as telehealth or e-medicine is all about digitally and remotely delivering healthcare services, which include examinations and consultations by the use of telecommunications infrastructure.  With telemedicine, patients…

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How Technology Can Help While The World Battles Coronavirus

Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay The continuing global spread of the coronavirus scourge is seriously putting businesses on the bad spot and it means that without any appreciable effort at terminating the spread, businesses will have to come up with out-of-the-box ideas to stay functional. The major concern everybody is facing is if the level of global advancement in technology has prepared the business world for such mammoth upheaval in the way and manner we conduct our day-to-day businesses.  Technology has to come in to help tame the spread unless we either want to all die off. This will be the case if we lack basic amenities that we need from our companies for our daily living due to closure of businesses or if we have to dare the consequences and go on as if nothing has happened in order to ensure the amenities are there.  There is no need to overemphasize the fact that businesses are in for the very real probability that urging employees to go into the office, is all we need to heighten the risk of spreading coronavirus. This is where all the latest advancements in technology will come to the front burner as the world grapples with…

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How IoT Data Lifecycle Can Work With AI at The Edge

The era of IoT brought along a big transformation in the enterprise data lifecycle but as if that was not enough, the implementation of  AI on the edge is completely revolutionizing the whole ecosystem in order to make sure it meets real-time analysis needs. It’s very obvious that IT pros will be making grave mistakes if they think they can afford a room for guesswork in IoT infrastructure planning. The fact on the ground these days is that your digital architecture can undergo changes unpredictably within a space of two years because IoT and AI have seriously started playing great roles in the gathering and handling of data. Minimal diversity in the traditional data lifecycle  When we have not started operating in clouds, it was easier for IT pros to execute, understand, and control the data lifecycle, since the enterprise data lifecycle was relatively manageable and essentially static and circular. Then, data was more structured, less diverse, and traversed only a few routes to lesser destinations.  At that point in time, we did not have the need for the mazy steps we have now in the traditional data lifecycle you could easily carry out the following processes on your data…

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How Machine Learning Can Help UBA Tools to Thwart Security Attacks

Image by Tumisu from Pixabay  Inasmuch as cyberattacks have consistently been on the increase, it behooves every partaker in the information security industry to constantly be on the knowhow of relevant tools and techniques that can be deployed to tackle the menace and that makes a case for machine learning-based UBA. Your principal duty as an information security professional, is to understand what’s going on in your environment and this will lead to sinking huge amounts of resources and tools that may include log management, security information and event management (SIEM), and even security operational intelligence.  While all these measures may not have been adequate in making you actually comprehend what’s happening, security user behavioral analytics (UBA) has come to play the role. User behavior analytics is basically employing monitoring systems to track, collect, and assess user data and activities. You can deploy these technologies for the analysis of historical data logs which can include network and authentication logs collected and stored in log management and SIEM systems. This will enable you to identify patterns of traffic caused by user behaviors, that could be normal or malicious.  The essence of UBA systems is fundamentally intended to provide cybersecurity teams with actionable insights. Understandably,…

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Capitalizing On AI for Your Content Security

Image by PublicDomainPictures from Pixabay Based on the continually changing nature of technology and evergreen opportunities for content creation, content security can never be stagnant. It should be seen as a translational target in the global digital age.  Nothing makes this more relevant than the nature and dimension of cybersecurity threats as well as the need for digitized responses needed for trust and loyalty-building that are continually in a state of transformation as we transcend the radically changing digital workplace. However, the good news is that AI has come to secure your content at all endpoints. The security of your content commences by first securing access to any shared repository, from there you move on to particular folders, and lastly, to individual files stored within it. Your brand’s content management system(CMS) should customarily have in place security features and functions for maintaining access controls, this will ensure that only authenticated people and groups will have the authorization to access specified files. Implementing content-based security means you have enshrined a protection perimeter that will guard certain tasks that are carried out on your network, which could include who has the right to view, edit, email, download or print a piece of content. It can…

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How to Win the Ever-Changing Threats of the Cyberwar

Image by Clker-Free-Vector-Images from Pixabay  Based on the volume, frequency, and dastardness of attacks launched by cybercriminals, it is no longer a hidden fact that the world is in for a cyberwar. The magnitude of the war has made it absolutely imperative that we must embark on building nation-level defenses to fight cyberwar.  It may have been a bit late already but it can never be an overstatement to say that nation-states should put their acts together, fashion out well-articulated cyber defense measures to be able to protect themselves from the most advanced threats ever seen. Looking at the strategies cybercriminals have employed in launching attacks we have experienced so far, we may be at the early stages yet.  It is a cyberwar  Cyber threats and cyberattacks did not just start to manifest yesterday, however, the worldwide gruesome WannaCry and NotPeyta ransomware attacks of 2017, brought cyberattacks to a new level altogether. As if that were not a notification that we the world is grappling with something very mammoth, the expanding levels of malware-related data breaches in 2018, are sheer warnings and realities of the increasingly critical, vulnerable, and fast-developing world of cybercrime we all live and conduct business activities in.  Governments, individuals,…

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