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What is Bitcoin?

Bitcoin is a form of virtual currency, used for electronic purchases and transfer. Bitcoins are a modern equivalent of cash. Bitcoin are not physically printed, it is an electronic currency and its transactions are made with no central authority.

Why Use Bitcoin?

Bitcoin has several important features,

  • Bitcoins can be used to purchase anything you want (online or at merchant locations)

Cyber security is the set of security standards designed to protect computer networks and data from unauthorized access or cyber attack. Cyber attacks are a serious threat to business and government, both for the data and business continuity.

Some of the major cyber threats are

  • Cyber terrorism
  • Cyber warfare
  • Cyber espionage

An automated investing service (or Robo advisor) is an alternative to traditional financial advisory services. These services use software to invest and manage a globally diversified portfolio accounts automatically.

With these services, you will be asked series of financial risk-assessment questions to to build a portfolio that meets your risk tolerance and saving goals. Based upon your risk tolerance, computer software algorithm takes care of your portfolio management and allocation (choosing the funds, re-balancing and dividend reinvestment) automatically.

Here are a few tips to protect your mobile devices and it’s data from theft,

If available, set the “Auto Lock”/”Lock phone after” feature on

Keep your device’s operating system and Apps updated - Update could address vulnerabilities found in the software.

Create a strong password. Something difficult for others to guess.

LinkedIn has revealed most hirable and sought after technology job skills by US employers in 2014. LinkedIn has analyzed skills and experience data in over 330 million LinkedIn member profiles to find hottest skills that got people hired in 2014.

Here are the top 25

  1. Cloud and distributed computing
  2. Statistical analysis and data mining
  3. Middleware and integration software

Phishing is the most common type of spam that companies combat. Here is the list of Spam emails which disrupts businesses,

  • Phishing
  • Banking and Financial products
  • Dating
  • Medication
  • Weight Management
  • Porn Scam
  • Watches
  • Casinos/Betting
  • Others

Source : GFI Software Survey via USA Today