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Is Shadow IT Still Lurking Inside Your Organization?

September 14, 2016 by Ofir Agasi

Many file-sharing applications, such as Dropbox and Google Docs, have adapted to accommodate business needs, but few meet the security, privacy or regulatory demands faced by organizations.[read more]

5 Advantages of Using Encryption Technology for Data Protection

September 12, 2016 by Ryan Ayers

Data breach and mega attacks are on the rise and at an all time high. With recent advancements developing in encryption technology, hackers are having are harder time breaking into sensitive data. This article overlooks five advantages of encryption technology and how it can protect confidential information.[read more]

3 Ways Ransomware Hackers Trick your Employees

September 5, 2016 by Kyle Cebull

 Many think that in order to become infected with ransomware, someone on your network has to download a program. While that is still a way to contract ransomware, there are some other ways that you should know about that require minimal effort on the part of your user. All it takes is the click of a link now to become infected with...[read more]

Why your IT Company’s Security Expertise Matters

September 1, 2016 by Kyle Cebull

 Can you tell the difference between an IT consultant with in-depth security expertise and one that doesn’t have it? In a world where proposals reign, it’s hard to designate the difference between an IT company or individual with the right security expertise from those that just don’t have it. It’s always interesting to me when...[read more]

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Are You Securing Your Data Enough With Encryption and 2FA?

August 31, 2016 by Anand Srinivasan

Some researchers have started wondering if the encryption and 2FA technologies deployed by many enterprises today is all but a security theater - a means to demonstrate improved security while not adding enough to actually make the system secure.[read more]

Four Key Steps For Enterprise IoT Security

August 26, 2016 by Timo Elliott

There’s been a lot of press recently about the problems of IoT security: easily hackable smart locks, as many as 100M Volkswagens at risk, vulnerable light bulbs, and even sex toys that spy on you.Here are some key concepts for the future of IoT security in the enterprise:First, IoT is going to save a lot of livesIt’s ...[read more]

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How listening to our cars will improve the driving experience

August 21, 2016 by Mahbubul Alam

Smart technology is already being used in cars, but we're just at the very beginning.  It’s a given that Over-the-Air  (OTA) software updates for both drivers and automotive OEMs will be an integral part of new cars. The total vehicles predicted to have OTA map updates for example will exceed 32 million by 2022.  New code...[read more]

3 Reasons Unreliable, Stagnant Technology is a Dice Roll

August 15, 2016 by Kyle Cebull

Take a moment and think about the most important day in your business. Was it your launch day? The day you revealed a new product? The day your manufacturing line got a new machine? The day that you closed a huge new account? What would happen if, during your biggest day of your business, your IT systems completely failed you? I’m not...[read more]

Add More Fuel to Your Migration with these Parse Alternatives

August 12, 2016 by Ritesh Patil

Parse is the Facebook’s Mobile Backend as a Service provider that application developers use for web or mobile apps. It allows you to develop the app without worrying about creating your own backend. The reason developers like Parse is because it offers many ready-made features that can easily be customized. Some of these includes:Third-...[read more]

Remove IT Systems from All Branch Offices to Save Money and Harden Your Security Posture

July 29, 2016 by Sean Shado Shado

The number of enterprise employees who work in remote offices and branch offices (ROBOs) continues to rise, and consequently, so do the amounts of business-critical information stored in these locations and IT budget dollars devoted to managing these systems. Yet one figure that is not going up is the small number of dedicated IT...[read more]

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4 Best Practices for Backing Up and Recovering Data

July 15, 2016 by Ryan Ayers

Protecting and accessing company data is an issue every modern business, large or small, needs to prioritize. According to 24/7 Wall Street, there have been 16% more data breaches in 2016 than during the same period in 2015, and this upward trend is not new. With data breaches on the rise each year, preserving irreplaceable data should...[read more]

BYOD 411: 3 Ways Pokemon Go is Impacting Businesses

July 12, 2016 by Kyle Cebull

BYOD (bring your own device) is a pretty great thing for both employees and employers. It saves the additional capital in spending money on devices and also ensures employees will always have access to their data and e-mail. But it can be difficult to manage and sometimes can cause issues if BYOD isn’t managed properly. Over the...[read more]

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Personal Data Protection: Identity Theft Is on the Rise

July 8, 2016 by David Balaban

In 2015, varying with the type of identity theft, identity thieves harmed eighteen million people only in the USA. That’s approximately twofold increase compared to 2014.The shift from the stripe to chip cards has encouraged criminals to switch to scientifically advanced methods of operation. For crooks, the Social Security Number is the...[read more]

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Data Security - Why Your Investments May Not Be Enough

June 28, 2016 by Anand Srinivasan

Despite an increasing focus on data storage and access standards across organizations, security has remained a cat and mouse game where hackers continue to win on a fairly routine basis.[read more]

5 steps to protect your business data in a mobile world

June 23, 2016 by Joe Stangarone

While mobility offers many advantages to the modern business, it brings new security challenges. How can your business protect your sensitive data in a mobile world? How can you maintain security, when you can’t control every device in your organization? In this article, we explore 5 steps you must take to protect your business data in a mobile world.[read more]