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What New Privacy Protections Could Mean for Cloud Businesses

April 25, 2017 by Rick Delgado

Imagine if you or your company were storing controversial information on a cloud or other SaaS (storage as a service) platform and suddenly the FBI or the police served you a subpoena, seizing possession of the files without your consent. Now, overnight, you or your business are involved in a legal investigation over files that have been...[read more]

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Data Management and Security Best Practices

April 20, 2017 by David Kirby

Cyber-attacks are becoming more of a threat than they were 5 years ago. Unprotected online connections represent opportunities for data breaches.[read more]

Workforce Planning and HR Analytics

April 7, 2017 by Sarah Smith

There's been quite a lot of buzz regarding workforce analytics and its benefit to companies of every kind. The real challenge lies in converting disparate types of "people data" into strategies your company can actually utilize.[read more]

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Debunking the Top Ten Myths of Cloud Based Disaster Recovery

October 14, 2016 by Gunjan Tripathi

Introduction:Few IT or business professionals would argue over the value of a well-constructed disaster recovery plan, with so many businesses and organizations depend on data systems for their most basic business functions. Savvy business owners know that it is no longer only a matter of protecting your data, but also of saving your...[read more]

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How Risk Management Ecosystem Is Evolving with Data Analytics

September 22, 2016 by Mohammad Farooq

According to IBM “Every day, we create 2.5 quintillion bytes of data — so much that 90% of the data in the world today has been created in the last two years alone.” Innovative industries and organizations have already begun to capitalize on this wealth of data. From supply chain to insurance analytics and other big data...[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]

4 Business Risks That Might Prevent Big Data ROI

September 9, 2016 by Paul Barsch

Evaluating risk vs. return of a big data initiative can be tricky, especially because the open source market is so active and fluid. Financial risk aside, business risk actually plays the bigger spoiler in properly estimating future cash flows and profitability of a big data project.[read more]

Big Data Projects – When You're Not Getting the ROI You Expect

August 8, 2016 by Paul Barsch

Some failing big data projects get millions more pumped into them with the hope that they’ll break even. At some point good money needs to stop chasing bad projects, but it takes leadership to make the right decision.[read more]

Lessons to Learn from the Top 3 SMB IT Failures

August 1, 2016 by Kyle Cebull

Downtime and inefficiency are some of the biggest issues that businesses experience on an everyday basis with their technology. While interruptions can and will happen, there’s no reason that your business should be crippled by downtime or inefficiency. Proactive measures go a long way when we’re talking about technology failure....[read more]

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Role of Risk Audits: How the Cloud & Big Data have Changed Them

June 15, 2016 by Rehan Sheikh

The role of an auditor has changed rapidly over the past decade. Big data is now allowing auditors to make better decisions, while at the same time making that process more complicated. Today, future financial auditors must process a strong background and skillset in IT in order to keep up with the industry trends.Big Data Presents New...[read more]

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Strategies to Implement Data Centre Disaster Recovery Plan in Your IT

June 14, 2016 by Rehan Sheikh

What to Do When Your Backup Data is DestroyedAccording to the book, Disaster Recovery Planning: Managing Risk and Catastrophe in Information Systems, written by Jon William Toigo, “A company that experiences a computer outage lasting for more than 10 days will never fully recover financially and that 50 percent of companies suffering...[read more]

Disaster Recovery Solutions in Cloud Infrastructure

April 5, 2016 by Kelvin Smith

What strikes your mind first when you hear about disaster recovery? One can say recovery or continuation of systems and proper functioning of systems after occurrence of any disaster. If we talk about disaster recovery in the world of cloud computing, the term Disaster Recovery is quite new. But are you aware of top cloud disaster recovery concerns?[read more]

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Big Data in the Sports Industry

December 23, 2015 by Trisha Miller

Professional athletes everywhere are being asked to wear tech that will track their every move and download patterns of their stats. Will this help to improve the game or could the usage of big data destroy sports as we know it?[read more]

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Big Data Helps Alleviate Aviation Risk Management Problems

December 23, 2015 by Sarah Smith

Today, an increasing number of commercial airlines employ Big Data and real time analysis to help alleviate problems in many traditional areas of aviation risk management. Modern aviation safety management systems suggestion here can benefit from the creative use of these high tech tools in a variety of ways. Passengers have already begun to see the benefits.[read more]

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Is Your Disaster Recovery Plan Enough to Protect Your Network, Data & IT Assets?

September 17, 2015 by Daan Pepijn

Disaster recovery is nothing new for enterprises. Those with on-premises infrastructure will often invest in additional disaster-recovery tools, such as remote backups, archives, etc. However, for small businesses, disaster recovery may be deemed costly or an unnecessary expense.[read more]