Security

Want to reduce ocean pollution? Blockchain is paving the way

Written by Shaun Frankson | Blockchain, Cloud, Computer Services...

Want to reduce ocean pollution? Blockchain is paving the way by Shaun Frankson originally appeared on Blockchain Pulse   Every year, about 8 million metric tons of plastics go into the oceans. It’s not a new problem, but recent stunning revelations—like the existence of a huge floating cluster of trash known widely as the “Great ...read more


How cloud technology is helping boost home ownership

Written by Jyothirlatha B | AI/Watson, Banking, Cloud...

A rickshaw driver in Mumbai. The owner of a food stall in Badlapur. A corporate executive in Chennai. As different as they are, these people have at least one thing in common: they are all now homeowners thanks to loans from DHFL. Owning a home is everyone’s dream and it’s not always easy to own ...read more


How to outsmart bank fraud with real-time cybersecurity

Written by Carlos Olavarrieta and Oscar Flores | Banking, Cloud, Mobile...

At Banco Santander, we’re committed to protecting customer data against cyber attacks. We’re constantly adapting our security systems to meet fraudsters’ increasingly sophisticated methods of stealing customers’ login credentials, information and, ultimately, their money. But no matter how advanced our systems are, our customers are often the greatest points of vulnerability. Customers – the weakest ...read more


Why UK police consolidated software licenses to fight crime

Written by Ian Bell | Analytics, Government, Security

Crime has always been a moving target, but never more so than in today’s digital world. The internet has opened up new channels for illegal behaviors—virtual back alleys where crime can go undetected. Criminals routinely step between the digital and physical realms, leaving a complex trail of evidence that can be hard to follow. At ...read more


Analytics and AI can improve healthcare benefits decisions

Written by Monique Reece | AI/Watson, Analytics, Cloud...

Most of us are aware that advanced analytics and AI can help doctors diagnose disease and treat patients better. An area of decision support that’s been neglected, however, is healthcare benefits. This is unfortunate because benefits decisions can have serious financial and wellness consequences for every employer and its employees. Indeed, a typical family of ...read more


Improving health care with connected analytics technology

Written by Balagopal Ramdurai and Naveen Noel | AI/Watson, Cloud, Healthcare...

At ZSL, a global technology integrator and solution provider with 20 years of experience, we’ve observed two trends that are transforming healthcare today: data analytics and connected health. Most healthcare firms have collected volumes of data from varied sources. We often help them with data integration, transmission, security and analysis to make sense of it. ...read more


WaterBot: How to know if your water is safe to drink

Written by Chris Richter | AI/Watson, Blockchain, Energy & Utilities...

How can you tell if your water is safe to drink? Most Americans worry about their drinking water, with good reason. News reports regularly expose high levels of PFCs, PFASs and other contaminants found around the nation. In 2014, we heard that the drinking water in Flint, Michigan, was discolored with dangerous contamination. Over the ...read more


Turning startup innovation and passion into business success

Written by Ron Argent | Business Partner, Computer Services, Energy & Utilities...

Taking a good idea and transforming it into a thriving business is not swift or easy. Roughly 90 percent of startups fail. In 2015, I established Cognition Foundry with the aim of helping talented, skilled people with innovative ideas better navigate this transformation. We primarily work with startups and independent software vendors (ISVs) moving their ...read more


Safely connecting kids to the digital world

Written by Krissa Watry | AI/Watson, Cloud, Developer...

We’ve all heard the expression “When one door closes another opens.” That’s what happened at my company, Dynepic, which started as a developer of social smart toys. Today we have pivoted to provide the iOKids Platform, a secure, social gateway to enable kids’ connection to the digital world under the watchful eyes of parents. Protecting ...read more