Location-based services use real-time terrain data from mobile devices or smartphones to provide information, entertainment, or security. Location-based services are used in a variety of conditions, such as health, indoor objects search, entertainment, work and personal life. Location Based Services (LBS) uses smartphone GPS technology to track the location of individuals. You can also access social networking sites through LBS and reach advertisers based on location-based apps.
Increased mobile computing devices, increased demand for personal and enterprise search services, and the integration of location-based search and social networking websites are key drivers of the growth of the global location-based services market. In addition, the popularization of social networking, the evolution of networks such as 4G and 5G, and the evolution of the Internet of Things (IOT) are some of the factors that are expected to drive the growth of the global location-based services market during the forecast period.
Growing concerns about privacy are expected to curb growth in the global location-based services market. In addition, the increase in cyber attacks against government agencies, the high cost of geolocation technology, and the limitations of user perception of LBS benefits are some other factors that hinder the growth of the global location-based services market during the forecast period.
The global location-based services market is categorized by location type, technology, services, applications, components and geography.
Email fraud is nothing new, but online criminals have become ever more-effective at spoofing their identities to trick employees into sending them money. The Australian Centre for Cyber Security (ACSC) recorded losses of over $20M to business email compromise (BEC) attacks last year alone, up 230 percent over the previous year – and the full amount is certain to be much larger.
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No matter how robust your security, or how diligent your employees, network credentials are a free pass for cybercriminals. This is mostly because employees are relied upon for their own password management. And with more than 4.8 billion sets of stolen credentials said to be available online, odds are that at least a few of your employees’ user IDs and passwords are just waiting to be used by unscrupulous outsiders. Are you ready to stop them?
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Cyber resilience will be particularly important as Australian organisations face increased pressure to quickly detect, respond to, and manage the repercussions of breaches in the wake of 2018’s Notifiable Data Breaches (NDB) scheme.