Category Archives: Tech Media Telecom

Wearable Technology: Going Out On a Limb

Contactless payments are a relatively new but well known phenomenon; in the U.K. consumers spent more than £2.5 billion via the technology in the first half of 2015. Transport for London adopted the technology in September 2014, and in the … Continue reading →

Understanding the EU Portability Rules for Digital Services

For media companies, intellectual property assets and the ability to exploit these assets remain at the core of their business. Attending to changes in copyright law within the jurisdictions they operate is key to managing their unique risks. With changes on … Continue reading →

What risks will emerge in 2016?

Our world is advancing at a pace that invites innovation at breakneck speed, encouraging companies to jump into untested waters. Whether it is new, disruptive technologies – such as drones – or just a new way of doing business – such … Continue reading →

How digital media transforms the way people and organizations work

Let’s start with the obvious:  If you’re reading this – you’re online. Maybe it’s a traditional workday, maybe it’s the weekend. Perhaps you’re a freelancer, working in the middle of the night for a project that’s needed for a client … Continue reading →

Gaming Gets Serious on Addressing Online Dual Threats of Cyber-Attacks and Piracy

Within the world of game console systems, piracy is an ever-present threat and the potential consequences of a cyber-attack have spiraled upward, now that online gaming services have become an inextricable part of modern game consoles. Continue reading →

Connected Cars and Cyber-Security: A Growing Risk

Auto manufacturers are busy cyber-proofing their products to ensure greater passenger safety and to prevent the market potential of “connected” cars from being held hostage by attacks. Continue reading →

Are Smartphones Secure Enough for All We Do With Them?

The multi-faceted smartphone has become the “go-to” communications device for individuals and businesses. But, as its portability and growing versatility make it a virtually indispensible part of our work and social lives, users will need to familiarize themselves with the … Continue reading →

Scariest Risks of 2015

Scariest Risks of 2015

As Halloween approaches and darkness falls earlier every day, we at WillisWire find ourselves reflecting not on make-believe monsters but on the frightening real risks our clients faced during the year. Thirteen of our bloggers submitted what they thought were … Continue reading →

Bitpay Sues Insurer After Denied Cyber Claim for Spearphishing

In December, BitPay, one of the leading BitCoin payment processors, was the victim of a social engineering attack. Continue reading →

Smart Home Technology: A Target-Rich Environment for Hackers?

The use of smart home technology is on the rise in the modern world, and those technological advances are changing how people interact with where they live. Continue reading →