Businesses are leaving holes in their cybersecurity thanks to mobile devices, and experts say it’s time to take the risk seriously. According to the latest research from Verizon, while companies increasingly lean on smartphones and tablets, many haven’t taken even the most basic mobile cybersecurity precautions to protect their data...
The Olympic world stage is not only a proving ground for athletes, but for sophisticated malware, hacks and cyberattacks ready to become household names. While sport isn’t closely tied to cybersecurity in the popular imagination, international sporting events are highly attractive targets for cybercriminals chasing profit and malicious state actors...
Fearing the U.S. is over-reliant on GPS technology, Congress has directed the defense community to find positioning, navigation and timing alternatives — and a range of possibilities was presented at the PNT Technology Showcase Feb. 26. The Center for Technology, Research and Commercialization hosted the event at Catalyst Campus in...
Funding for the Department of Defense’s innovation arm could more than double in 2019 — but three Colorado Springs tech companies are seeing benefits long before that money lands. Rim Technologies, Aspen Logix and Spectrabotics have teamed up to create SpaceBook in response to a Commercial Solutions Opening from the...
A bipartisan marijuana tracking bill that was postponed indefinitely in a Feb. 7 Senate committee meeting is delayed, not dead. There’ll be a refined version of SB18-029 “Development of Marijuana Tracking Technology,” this legislative session, co-sponsor Sen. Kent Lambert said, that will better explain how marijuana tracking will protect...
New technology has the potential to eliminate some jobs, although that same progress can lead to the creation of other positions, such as when the typewriter was replaced by the computer, which helped propel the IT industry. “Technology creates new and different jobs, and often higher-paying jobs,” said Dave Jeffrey,...
For some professionals, it’s easier to have a meeting with co-workers from the comfort of their homes.
Overseas companies are drawn to Colorado Springs’ outdoor lifestyle, quality workforce and vibrant, supportive business community — but its small talent pool and lack of name recognition are setbacks in the competition for international prospects. “One of the things we’ve been trying to work on — and this is something...
Whether it’s an arts alliance or a start-up company, the developing technology industry is an area most businesses should start paying attention to, and Colorado Springs and Pueblo are not exempt. To help businesses share technology advancements and kickstart conversations surrounding tech, the Colorado Governor’s Office proclaimed the week...
Colorado Springs sees hundreds of soldiers leave the military each month while thousands of IT jobs go unfilled. Now the Microsoft Software & Systems Academy is looking to connect the two. Microsoft, Fort Carson and the Army Career Skills Program hosted a ribbon-cutting June 2 for the 18-week accelerated IT...
On a mild yet windy day on the Colorado plains last week, China-based drone manufacturer DJI (Dà-Jiang Innovations Science and Technology Co.) hosted an event to show off the potential benefits of its technology to industries including construction, inspection and emergency response. The event took place in an unexpected location:...
Fewer than 5 percent of startups will make it to their second year of business, according to data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. For many Americans, such figures are daunting — but for some entrepreneurs, the risk makes the reward even sweeter. One such entrepreneur is Vance Brown, the...