There is a compelling approach for all companies, businesses and even government agencies to adapt the latest technologies for being competitive in today’s economy. No doubt about that. However, they key point in this approach is to utilize the latest or in other words the most modern technologies. The same applies to legacy systems which denote the system applications that have been used for several years or from the beginning of the enterprise. Technology has advanced a lot and continues to do so each day.
The term Blockchain does not refer to any application, web portal or any sort of tool. It is a concept. Blockchain is an encrypted, distributed database of all types of information including dates, numerical values, names, and contact details among others. Hence, it can be considered as a large file that stores and organizes millions of tons of information. One of the key features of Blockchain is that the information is accessible across several hundreds and thousands of computers.
Artificial intelligence (AI) is the adoption of human intelligence processes by machines, especially computer systems and mobile applications. It enables the creation of intelligent machines that works and reacts like humans. Some activities that AI can be designed for include speech recognition, learning, strategizing, and problem solving. AI is already rampant in several industries mostly in the form of iOT applications, Machine Learning and perhaps even Data Engineering.
The topic does not need much elaboration. It is an epidemic in today’s economy with businesses, organizations and institutions becoming easy targets. Ransomware is a type of malware that can be used by malicious individuals on the web to freeze a system or mobile device, steal data and demand ransom in exchange for returning access to the system. There are several ways that ransomware can infiltrate a system. The phishing spam is the most common. In this ransomware attack, attachments are mailed in the name of trustable files.
The transportation industry has evolved a lot in the past decade. The integration of the web and software applications has revolutionized the way it functions. However, it still is far from perfect. There still are instances of accidents, air-crashes and miscalculation of journeys such as timing of signals, as well as navigation routes. These may be caused by factors that cannot be predicted such as weather conditions, sudden public gatherings on the road and perhaps even human errors.