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Delusions of Adequacy: Why Presidential Policy Directive 41 Falls Short

Delusions of Adequacy: Why Presidential Policy Directive 41 Falls Short

Delusions of Adequacy President Obama’s recent policy directive on cybersecurity was eight years in the making. Unfortunately, its proposed actions are barely adequate to the massive task of defending against the onslaught of daily cyber attacks on U.S. companies and government agencies. The new document, Presidential Policy Directive 41, is supposed to improve government and…

How The CFAA Ruling Affects Individuals And Password-Sharing

How The CFAA Ruling Affects Individuals And Password-Sharing

Individuals and Password-Sharing With the 1980s came the explosion of computing. In 1980, the Commodore ushered in the advent of home computing. Time magazine declared 1982 was “The Year of the Computer.” By 1983, there were an estimated 10 million personal computers in the United States alone. As soon as computers became popular, the federal…

Identity And Access Management: Advancing To Meet The Changing Needs Of Passwords, Governance

Identity And Access Management: Advancing To Meet The Changing Needs Of Passwords, Governance

Identity and Access Management The identity and access management market continues to grow in a wide variety of industries of all sizes. As has been much discussed in many headlines, this is primarily because of three main reasons: 1) It is much more cost effective to implement than in past years; 2) Solutions can be…

4 Open Source Business Intelligence Tools for Big Data Reporting

4 Open Source Business Intelligence Tools for Big Data Reporting

Open Source Business Intelligence Tools It’s impossible to take the right business decisions without having insightful information to back up the decision-making process. Business intelligence tools make it easier to have our raw data analyzed and presented in a precise and readable format. In the economics of today’s Big Data projects, it is essential to…

The Future of Big Data and DNS Analytics

The Future of Big Data and DNS Analytics

Big Data and DNS Analytics Big Data is revolutionizing the way admins manage their DNS traffic. New management platforms are combining historical data with advanced analytics to inform admins about possible performance degradation in their networks. Not only that, but they also have the ability to suggest ways to optimize network configurations for faster routing.…

3 Ways To Use Cloud-Based Insights To Reduce Printing Costs

3 Ways To Use Cloud-Based Insights To Reduce Printing Costs

Reduce Printing Costs For many organizations, office printing is one of the top expense categories — yet many companies pay little, if any, attention to this ongoing expense. When asked, they usually underestimate how much they’re actually spending on print each year. We’ve found the annual cost of printing is typically about $1,000 per employee,…