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IoT Security Review

China’s big challenge

The Chinese New Year will be celebrated on February 16th, and the country continues to take firm steps in its goal, proclaimed by its government, to become the world technological leader before 2050. I have to admit that my relationship with China is about love and hate. One of those feelings that produces a strange,…

Digital transformation in the Industrial Sector made easy

Let’s face it, Industrial and Digital sectors don’t like each other. It is not one side lacks the need or the other the interest but mainly a clear absence of understanding. Corporate culture, business operations, technology standards, tools, talent background, sales processes, capital needs, scalability, average age… Probably any KPI that we could mention in…

How smart products will transform fashion

Internet of things (IoT) is not just connected cars, home appliances or production chains. In fact, every object that we use on a day-by-day basis is progressively coming to digital life. To find quality clothes, comfortable and with good design does not seem enough. A denim jacket that allows you to control almost every application…

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Meltdown and Spectre: An introduction

You might have recently heard about two security breaches affecting many Intel-based computers, named Meltdown and Spectre. But, what are they and why are they so critical? A little story… It was the 90’s and computers processors manufacturers were fiercely competing in a cat-and-mouse game to bring the best processor to the market. One day,…

Are companies taking cybersecurity seriously?

Year after year, concerns about cyber attacks keep growing among corporate organizations. Both the impact of the attacks occurred last year and the perception of  how necessary security is have grown during 2017. Those are the overall conclusions to extract from Ernst & Young’s 2017 Global Information Security Survey (GISS), the 20th edition of the…

Tips to avoid your company being hacked

Just before the 2017’s end, we published our top 10 cybercrime incidents of 2017. While it is true that when it comes to cybersecurity there is nothing 100% secure, there are certain basic tips that enterprises can implement to reach a reasonable level of protection.     Here is our Security 101 for enterprises.  …

How IoT is disrupting logistics

IoT (Internet of Things) is a unique technology that will impact (actually it is impacting already) dramatically in our daily life and will have huge implications in the way we do and manage business. One of the industries where this impact is being more obvious is logistics. IoT has the potential of transforming logistics decision…

Top cybercrime incidents in 2017

2017 is coming to an end and cybercrime incidents and numbers are, no surprise, increasing again from previous years. From data breaches to cryptocurrency steals, passing through critical infrastructure attacks, we have compiled our 2017 top 10 cybercrime list…here is what we got ordered from less to more impacting.  This year is done, let’s keep…

Blockchain in IoT: Risks of macrotools in microdevices.

After blockchain took the world of cryptocurrencies by storm, it seems the new goal is to conquer the “Internet of Things” world. However, it faces challenges where its potential may become its own enemy. Targeting the IoT world comes with no surprise due to its common features with the cryptocurrencies case: IoT devices play the…

TipTap Labs becomes Barbara. Welcome, Barbara!

  At TipTap Labs we are happy to announce that we will be consolidating all of our operations under one brand: Barbara. From now on, our brand Barbara becomes the face of our company. Our professional services unit will be now known as Barbara Labs. Tiptap Labs was born almost 1 year ago full of…