Category: mIQ

Does Convergence make Life Smarter?

Does Convergence make Life Smarter? Yes, Does Convergence really makes our Life Smarter & Secure?  Convergence is no longer a buzzword. It used to be one in the early 2000’s when I happened to attend a show. One of the panelists, who then headed Cisco in India and later headed EMC in India brought up […]

Are Smarter People more Secure?

Are Smarter People MORE Secure? Still pondering what smarter people got to do with being more secure? Read on! This is something very strange that happened to me recently and my family consisting of my wife(other than me) changed their opinion about me.   Ever since I bought myself my first smartphone, I wanted to use it differently than […]

Is Data Security = Anti-Virus?

Why associate SECURITY with VIRUS?  Think SMARTER   Is Data Security = Anti-Virus?  If one were to ask you in confidence what is a virus? In early 1980’s your answer would likely have been “unknown germs that make you ill”. In mid 1990’s it translated to “ a problem on my PC” and today “ dirty […]

Answer & Win!



 There are SMARTER ways to be SECURE. Did you like your parents policing you when you were a kid? I did not.   Physical SECURITY those days were not so SECURE as its perhaps today. I was having a chat with a long-time friend of mine, who has a teenaged daughter. My daughter is knocking on similar doors […]

How SECURE are You on Social Media?

  There are many reasons observed on traffic media sources leading in or taking one out of the social media sites like Facebook, Twitter etc. as well as professional media sites like Linkedin etc. The following is based on the names mentioned above as they are possibly the most renowned/commonly used ones. Let’s start with Facebook and […]

Is Insurance a Threat or Security?

Think Smarter when you Think Insurance!   If you watch Detective Movies or a Crime Series, this question often pops up: Is a high life insurance cover an overhead or threat to your life or a security cover for your family? Similarly, what does your car insurance offer you, only damages claim? Or safety against the loss […]

What is more IMPORTANT to You : Money, Fame or Identity?

 Money: Can we survive without it? Just the other day I met a bright college student. In my discussion, the topic of the importance of money came up. I told him to decide what he wants to achieve in life with money. Earn that much and spend that much, as like electricity money cannot be […]

Are We Physically SECURE?

Unlike yesterday when we could lock our properties, close the doors and lock the gate to feel our home is secured, or when we took “approved cars”, drank water from taps with “drinking water “ board provided to feel secure…..the world has changed today. Whether it’s for good or bad, data and digitization of records […]