Factualities for June 12, 2019

June 12, 2019

Lots of crazy, mostly mushy numbers last week. Fascinating what one can accomplish with Excel, RedBull, and an incentive plan which requires outputs.

$38.2 billion. Projected size of the cyber security market by 2026. Source: ReportLinker, an award winning number producer.

$2.85 billion in 2019. The size of the global cognitive security market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 36.7% the forecast period of 2018 to 2025, which works out to about $20 billion. It is that “point 7” which adds precision. Source: Data Bridge

2.3 billion. Number of files exposed online since GDPR. Source: IT Pro Portal

67%. Percentage of Facebook shareholders who want Mr. Zuckerberg to exit his chairperson role. Mr. Zuckerberg votes no. He stays. Reason? He planned ahead. Source: Marketwatch

73%. Percentage of organizations failing to meet users’ demands. Source: IT News Africa

15. Range of the buzzing Amazon delivery drone. Source: Techcrunch

$18 million. Cost of the Baltimore malware incident. Source: Ars Technica

440 million. Number of Google Play apps installed which can impair Android mobile devices. Source: Arts Technica

4 percent. Average increase in ad effectiveness when using whiz bang personal information for ad targeting. Source: Boing Boing

$1,000. Cost to subscribe to a Hertz rental car. Source: Verge

$19 million. Value of iPhones stolen from Apple retail stores. Source: Apple Insider

1.2 million. The number of birds allegedly killed to stop a virus. Source: Los Angeles Times

Stephen E Arnold, June 12, 2019





Stephen E Arnold, June 12, 2019


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