Google Glass – The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

Google Glass – The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

Google Glass Though only available to a tiny percentage of the world’s population and criticized as ‘dead’, Google Glass appears, in fact, to be alive and well in the enterprise, with a recent announcement that Google is planning to distribute Glass ‘Enterprise Edition’ through Glass for Work partners. 9To5Google reports that this new edition will come with a new, larger prism display, Intel Atom CPU for better performance, and optional external battery pack. Already there…

The Implication Of Consumers Not Having Their Heads In The Cloud

The Implication Of Consumers Not Having Their Heads In The Cloud

Customers CAN Better Protect Themselves The majority of cloud consumers don’t understand what cloud is let alone what the implications of transacting in the cloud or of having their data and digital assets stored in the cloud. As a result most consumers are their own worst enemy when it comes to putting themselves at risk in the cloud. The ramifications of not understanding the risks can result in anything from consumer data exposure or loss…

Educating To Create Global Innovation

Educating To Create Global Innovation

Global Innovation China, which is seen by many as one of the biggest espionage threats to cyber security in the US, is back-stepping and changing its attitude to global commerce. This is the opinion of Condoleezza Rice, former US secretary of State who says China previously had a plan to use the Chinese multinational networking and telecommunications company Huawei Technologies Co Ltd as “a Trojan Horse” for Chinese espionage. But, she said, “there are rules…

Exciting Job Opportunities In Several Tech Fields

Exciting Job Opportunities In Several Tech Fields

Exciting Job Opportunities CompTIA has released a report projecting a growth of 5.1% in IT spending this year, and though more than Gartner and IDC expect, they too estimate considerable escalation. According to Infoworld, 2014 saw a 2.4% increase in IT employment, representing more than 100,000 jobs – 2015 could see this figure increase. According to the US department of labour, web development jobs experienced the highest growth in 2014 at 4%, and employment of…

Cybersecurity Camps Teach Students How To Counter Online Threats

Cybersecurity Camps Teach Students How To Counter Online Threats

Cybersecurity Camps Teach Students A US federal government cyber-security camp pilot program, launched recently to show students how to counter online security threats, has been hugely successful and could lead to an unprecedented increase in the number of people wanting to become computer scientists specializing in cyber-security. The camps, launched in 2014 and which offer a new solution to this problem, were the brainchild of Steven La Fountain, dean of the College of Cyber at…

Considerations For Your Business’ Cloud Computing Plans

Considerations For Your Business’ Cloud Computing Plans

Your Business’ Cloud Computing Plans While you can easily access your cloud data from any spot in the world, you must be rather cautious when using it within your business. You must keep your access plans for your cloud network in check so you will not be at risk of having your data becoming compromised at any point. Manage your passwords the right way. As useful as passwords can be for your cloud access needs,…

Teach Yourself The Cloud: Cloud Computing Knowledge In 5 Easy Steps

Teach Yourself The Cloud: Cloud Computing Knowledge In 5 Easy Steps

Teach Yourself The Cloud Learn how to get to grips with cloud computing in business  Struggling to get your head around the Cloud? Here are five easy ways you can improve your cloud knowledge and perhaps even introduce cloud systems into your business.  Any new technology can appear daunting, and cloud computing is no exception. There’s a lot to be learned about the Cloud, but understanding its basic principles is certainly doable, even if you’re…

Are You SURE You Are Ready For The Cloud? Cloud Readiness

Are You SURE You Are Ready For The Cloud? Cloud Readiness

Cloud Readiness Over the last three months, we have discussed the reasons why you may have wanted to move to the cloud.  Maybe the decision wasn’t yours to be made in the first place?  Either way, you are now getting ready to start down that road of cloud enlightenment! (Image source: Shutterstock) The question is, what is the first thing you should be in possession of when starting a cloud project?  The answer may or…