Connect with anyone, anywhere, and anything, at any time? In 2016, this is basically a reality and is something both consumers and businesses need to be aware of and address. The Internet of Things (IoT), is a new-age, colloquial term used to describe the rapidly growing network of smart devices capable of connecting to the internet. Only 10 years ago, integrated internet capabilities were almost exclusively limited to cell phones and computers. Today, virtually anything can be digitally connected and both consumers and industry have embraced this ideal.Read More
Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and cellular data are just a few of the most familiar ways devices connect with one another. Simple math informs us that the more these devices connect, the more voluminous the data that can be shared among them. We call the rapid proliferation of such devices, all able to connect between and amongst each other, the Internet of Things. New technologies are emerging daily in this expansive cloud of devices, leaving uncharted territory in terms of security. Futurex has selected five new or emerging technologies that raise questions about data security and protecting each device in this Internet of Things.Read More
You may have heard the term “mutual authentication” tossed around in reference to IT infrastructures or data security. You know you need mutual authentication, but do you know what it really is or what it does? If you don’t, no need to worry. We’ve broken mutual authentication down into an easy-to-understand overview.Read More
You may be familiar with the Internet of Things, AKA the rapidly growing network of smart devices that are capable of connecting to the internet. From watches to refrigerators to vehicles, virtually any machine can now be made with integrated internet capabilities. Network connections significantly increase the ease with which your devices are managed, monitored, and used on a daily basis. But with the convenience of using your device to access the internet comes to the risk that someone... Read More
Electronic invoicing is a digitized format that has become the most used and practical method of delivering a summary of goods or services issued to a customer. This electronic document is the direct replacement of a hand written or printed invoice.
There are many advantages to a digital invoice over a paper copy. Some of these benefits include improved data tracking, better client accountability, prompt delivery, and overall cost reduction. Electronic invoices are utilized all over the... Read More