If you’re not already using software to tell you how to optimize your website and online marketing or advertising campaigns, you’re missing a trick.

Variety is the spice of life. That statement rings true in the real life as well as our virtual endeavours. So why spend thousands on a top-of-the-range gaming unit, hours setting it up only to be shackled in by the pre-prescribed server offered out the box when you buy a game?

The point of gaming is to break out the box, to escape reality and indulge your wildest imaginations.

You wouldn’t. We don’t blame you. The point of gaming is to break out of the box, to escape reality and indulge your wildest imaginations. Don’t be shackled by an out-the-box game server.

Do we live in a state where there is “an absence of unmitigatable surprise?” This is a phrase from Dan Geer, a noted security authority. It was written in 2014. You might think we have just about worked out this cyber security thing by now. But no, we’ve hardly begun.

 

The thing is cybersecurity is just about impossible to achieve.

It’s an ongoing challenge and, as the cyber environment we all take for granted becomes more dynamic, the opportunities for potential attacks grows alongside. Now society ‘owns’ the cyber space and has specific expectations and demands then how can we ever really protect that environment?

With the recent buzz of the Wonder Woman film, we wanted to take the opportunity to celebrate the women in the tech industry. STEAM efforts around the globe are helping create more women tech wonders than ever before, but let’s look at a few of the original female tech super heros.

Algorithms are an essential part of computing. But what are they, and how can they benefit people who don’t know a byte from a Boolean?

As a business, can you afford downtime? It’s not just inaccessibility that you’re looking at – downtime could also lead to data loss and client communication problems that could cost your business significantly. And while downtime isn’t as severe a problem as before, it’s still a major worry for all organizations. Enterprises consisting of 250 or more employees lost $1.7 trillion in terms of data loss and downtime in 2014 according to a report by EMC. How much could you be paying for downtime?

We explain why two factor authentication (also known as 2FA) is an essential tool for modern apps and websites.

As a consumer, video games are a fantastic investment. Considering how much  use a good game and a good console or computer will get, the monetary outlay is more than justified. At about $50 a time, games are expensive as an individual cost. But consider t 30-40+ hours sunk into a blockbuster game with an expansive story. That actually works out at roughly $1 per hour of enjoyment. When framed this way gaming seems extremely good value for money.