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Cyber security costs to outpace spending by 2022: Juniper

telecom | 04/25/2017 5:04 pm EDT

Global cyber security spending is expected to reach almost $135 billion by 2022, but that will be dwarfed by losses due to security and data breaches, according to a new report by Juniper Research. Spending will increase on a compound annual growth rate of 7.5 per cent from $93 billion this year, Juniper predicted. However, by 2022, that $135 billion in spending will be a fraction of the $8 trillion in fines, lost business and other costs associated with security breaches, Juniper said in the Tuesday report. “The cultural change required in many organisations to invest...

‘Wireless’ concept extends to charging

Media | 08/28/2015 6:49 pm EDT

Wireless charging creates advantages beyond not having to use cords when refuelling mobile devices with electricity, according one British researcher, though a Canadian technology expert says widespread adoption of such technology is far from certain. James Moar, a research analyst with Juniper Research Ltd. in the United Kingdom, said in a phone interview that because wireless charging does not involve physical contact between the device and the source of power, it opens up possibilities for data transfers that can lead to a variety of new functions. "If it's in the context of, say, a coffee shop you've just gone into and you've plunked your phone down [on a wireless charger] and you're out of coffee or you've been sitting there for a good 50 minutes, the data...