How Custom Software Can Positively Impact Different Industries
Custom software tools, platforms, and applications can impact different industries in so many distinct ways. Today, these bespoke, or tailor-made utilities are essential resources for companies looking to maintain a competitive advantage. Innovative custom software resources help different businesses stand out from the crowd, streamline their internal operations, and lower IT management expenses.
What Makes a Smart City Smart
The idea of the smart city has been evolving for quite a long time now. The use of modern technologies is at a core of the concept of smart cities. IoT developer is a very promising career as these specialists would play a critical role in the evolution of traditional cities to smart ones across the globe. High rise structures, roads or beautiful skyscrapers don’t make a city smart, but in fact, it should be a city where technologies are used together to make it a most livable place for the human beings. “Clearly, then, the city is not a concrete jungle, it is a human zoo”, as put by…
A Future Full of Holes: Cybersecurity is Still Failing Us
Cybersecurity is the elephant in the room that too few people are talking about. The threats posed by hackers and cybercriminals affects us all on multiple levels — financial, personal, and as a matter of national security. For example, the healthcare industry has been experiencing serious and debilitating breaches for years.
UK Sets Up New Dedicated Cybercrime Court in City of London
One of the biggest issues of the future will be how to deal with all the new and sophisticated dangers that come with going digital. Most of our everyday activities are increasingly conducted online – from paying your bill to getting in touch with a friend, even to grocery shopping or watching a movie. Being able to do all those things means trusting online providers with your personal data, which often includes very important data like your banking details.
5 Things You Should Do If You Lose Your Official Government Identification Paperwork
The social security number is used by the government to identify all citizens of the USA. Losing a social security card is therefore every citizen’s worst nightmare. As a matter of fact, the loss of such a crucial can turn your good life into a living hell. This is because you get grounded in so many areas. You can’t buy any property such as car and land, you can’t operate a bank account or even pursue gainful employment. Moreover, credit card companies will deliberately refuse to give you their cards just because you don’t have a social security card. The good news is that there are a couple of things…
5 Tips to Saving Time and Money in Replacing Government Documents
It can be a hassle to lose government documents. Not only will it take time and effort to start the process of replacing them, but if the documents or identification fall into the wrong hands, there is a possibility that you can be a victim of identity theft. If you want to have a stress-free time of replacing your documents, just read and follow the tips below. 1. Make sure to inform the proper authorities first If you lose your documents such as your social security card, other than getting a replacement, it’s also important to take other steps so that you can protect your identity. Some are advised to…
5 Things You Should Do If You Lose Your Birth Certificate or Social Security Card
There are certain documents that you should always store safely due to the nature of the information that they carry. For instance, your birth certificate and your social security card contain information that can easily be used to commit crimes if they fall into the wrong hands. Unfortunately, sometimes things happen, and you end up losing them. So what do you do in such a case? To help you stay safe, here are 5 things you should do if you lose your birth certificate or social security card. 1. Report to the police It may sound trivial, but this is the most important step you should take in case you…
The Opioid Crisis: a National Public Health Emergency
In mid-October, Ex-DEA Agent Joe Ranazzisi appeared on 60 Minutes to expose details of how pharmaceutical lobbyist and the US Congress have worked in conjunction to knowingly derail DEA efforts at curtailing the opioid epidemic. “Rannazzisi accuses the distributors of fueling the opioid epidemic by turning a blind eye to pain pills being diverted to illicit use,” says 60 Minutes correspondent Bill Whitaker to the viewing audience. Then, to Rannazzisi, he asks: “You know the implication of what you’re saying, that these big companies knew that they were pumping drugs into American communities that were killing people?” “That’s not an implication,” responds Rannazzisi, “that’s a fact. That’s exactly what they…
Equifax Affects Almost All US Adults – Cybersecurity Still Not Taken Seriously
Recently, approximately 143 million Americans had their sensitive personal information exposed due to a data breach at Equifax, one of the top three major credit reporting agencies in the US. According to the FTC, the breach lasted from mid-May through July, in which time the hackers were able to access people’s names, SSNs, addresses, and driver’s license numbers.
New Divorce Law to be Introduced and Other Legislation to Know
Divorce law is set to change in September 2017. Laws are all around us, and many are constantly being updated and redefined in order to adapt to the world around them. All of these have the ability to vastly change the way that we live our lives, which is why it’s vital that we’re all aware of them. In this post, we focus on the changes that are going to be made to divorce/dissolution petitions, as well as childcare allowances and, finally, tax evasion. Divorce/Dissolution Petitions Changes The days of booking an appointment with a legal expert to discuss your divorce proceedings could soon be coming to an end. That’s…