Liviu ArseneSenior E-Threat Analyst for Bitdefender, Macworld

Liviu Arsene is a Senior E-Threat Analyst for Bitdefender, with a strong background in security and technology. Reporting on global trends and developments in computer security, he writes about malware outbreaks and security incidents while coordinating with technical and research departments. His passions revolve around innovative technologies and gadgets, focusing on their security applications and long-term strategic impact. When he's not online, he's either taking something apart or putting it back together again.

Smart Video Surveillance Devices and Who Might be Watching

The communization of video surveillance equipment has led to wide-scale consumer adoption of equipment that’s not only IP-enabled, but also cloud-powered. The VSaaS (Video Surveillance as a Service) and global IP Video Surveillance market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 37.3% during 2012-2020, estimated at $57.34 billion, with the Asia Pacific region the fastest-growing market, at a CAGR of 44.3%.

Home Security Starts With Your Router

Routers now play a pivotal role in home networks, as the average number internet-connected devices per household is estimated to reach 6.4 billion in 2016. More than 49 million U.S. households now own a connected TV or other type of attached content device, and penetration is increasing 14 percent year-over-year, according to recent surveys.