79% of organizations faced a ransomware attack in H2 2023

79% of organizations faced a ransomware attack in H2 2023

    31 Jan 2024

Ransomware attacks in 2023 were analyzed in a recent report by Cohesity. According to the report, 79% of respondents said their company had been the ‘victim of a ransomware attack’ between June and December. The cyber threat landscape is expected to get even worse in 2024, according to the report, with 96% of respondents saying

Clark Associates recalls Allegro plastic side chairs

Clark Associates recalls Allegro plastic side chairs

    31 Jan 2024

Clark Associates of Lancaster, Pa., is recalling about 53,800 Allegro plastic side chairs. The plastic chairs can break apart while in use, posing a fall hazard. The firm has received 16 reports of chairs breaking apart while in use, resulting in two injuries. This recall involves Lancaster Table & Seating brand Allegro plastic side chairs

Amazfit Active review – Wareable

Amazfit Active review – Wareable

    31 Jan 2024

Amazfit Active By Zepp Health The Amazfit Active is a smart buy for anyone looking for a strong budget fitness smartwatch. Some of the health features don’t make the mark, and there’s overall a basic feel to the OS, notifications, and experience. But in terms of solid GPS accuracy, and decent analysis of your fitness

Weathering the storm: Protocols and systems for alerting itinerant workers of severe weather

Weathering the storm: Protocols and systems for alerting itinerant workers of severe weather

    31 Jan 2024

Ensuring worker safety on the job is a critical component of running any successful business. The task becomes a substantially larger challenge when your business model includes numerous itinerant employees moving around to various job sites across a region or across the country. Numerous industries find themselves in this position, from companies based in oil

7 Ways To Play Safe And Beat Quishing Code Scams

7 Ways To Play Safe And Beat Quishing Code Scams

    30 Jan 2024

Quishing: identity theft via QR codes is soaring : Internet Scambusters #1,102 Quishing is the newest and most difficult to spot version of phishing – tricking people into disclosing personal and confidential information. The crime is rocketing, seriously worrying security experts because the crime, which uses fake Quick Response (QR) square barcodes, is often hard

Biden-⁠Harris announce key AI actions following landmark executive order

Biden-⁠Harris announce key AI actions following landmark executive order

    29 Jan 2024

Following a sweeping executive order aimed to manage the risk of artificial intelligence (AI), the Biden-Harris administration recently announced key AI actions. In October, President Joe Biden issued an executive order to establish new standards for AI safety and security, protect Americans’ privacy, advance equity and civil rights, stand up for consumers and workers, promote

Should You Focus On Exercise When You Want to Lose Weight? – The Positive Community

Should You Focus On Exercise When You Want to Lose Weight? – The Positive Community

    29 Jan 2024

Mature African American woman smiling. Exercise may not be the best way to lose weight. A quick Google search on exercise reveals many impressive health benefits and weight loss is not among them. It turns out exercise alone offers minimal impact on weight loss, despite what we have believed for decades. That means much of

Study reveals exosuits increase productivity, worker well-being

Study reveals exosuits increase productivity, worker well-being

    29 Jan 2024

An industry report released recently found that wearing an exoskeleton can increase productivity by 8%. HeroWear, a manufacturer specializing in soft, textile based exoskeletons called exosuits, partnered with an international grocery retailer to collect the research and presented its findings in a new case study now available online. In addition to the productivity increases, additional key

Get childcare for your kid or send them to college

Get childcare for your kid or send them to college

    28 Jan 2024

If you are the parent of young children you know how expensive childcare is. But here’s a shocker: you could be spending enough to send your child to college. A new report from Care.com shows nearly half of families participating in a survey spend $18,000 a year on child care, but 20% of parents spend

16 Best Deals: Desks, Strollers, and Baby Monitors

16 Best Deals: Desks, Strollers, and Baby Monitors

    28 Jan 2024

January is nearly over, so if your New Year’s resolution was to get your house in order, you’re in luck. This weekend, some of our favorite accessories for home offices and nurseries are on sale, including keyboards, monitors, baby carriers, and strollers. Special offer for Gear readers: Get WIRED for just $5 ($25 off). This