More of us are working from home than ever before – an estimated 8 million employees now enjoy flexible working, according to figures from This is Money and Lloyds Bank.
Do you dismiss Valentine’s Day as a cynical way for florists and card companies to cash-in on people’s romantic/insecure/desperate side? Are you loathe to buy the love of your life even a single rose on February 14? If so, you won’t be happy to hear the tech industry is getting in on the act…
It seems the days of turning up with a hastily scrawled card and some garage forecourt flowers are well and truly gone and people have seriously raised their expectations as tech now dominates the top five most wanted Valentine’s Day gifts.
And if you think the tech companies won’t exploit this in future, you really must be as green as you are apple looking.
Facial recognition technology has moved at such a pace that it seems to have gone from science fiction to science fact in no time at all – think how many of us open our phones and apps, and even pay for things, using nothing but our faces.
But while facial recognition technology is secure, it’s not infallible – but could vFace bring more secure facial recognition software to us all?
The frequency and severity of cyber attacks rose again in 2019 as hackers successfully attacked major cities, governments, businesses, hospitals, and schools across the globe – in October alone 421,103,896, data records were confirmed to have been breached, with 111 incidents in which sensitive and financial information was compromised.
It’s been a few years since the Wannacry cyber hack hit thousands of organisations worldwide, including the NHS, and brought the reliance on the internet and technology into sharp focus. While the events were more about hackers holding large organisations to ransom, many individuals could be concerned about whether their personal data might be at risk as a result of the hack. And the hackers are showing no signs of slowing down.
But how well do you know the web?