Knots And Cloud Service Providers

Knots And Cloud Service Providers

How Do These Two Compare? In Boy Scouts, I learned how to tie knots. The quickest knot you can tie is the slipknot. It’s very effective for connecting one thing to another via the rope you have. It was used in setting up tents, mooring boats to docks temporarily and lifting your food up into…

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Recommended Reading:  Information Security Kit

Recommended Reading: Information Security Kit

Recommended Reading With the great deal of concern over the increase in attacks and security vulnerabilities. There is always time to catch up with reading materials that may provide you with enough information to protect and save your business from disrepair. Included are 3 FREE assets for you to review at your own leisure. All…

Spying Deep Within Hard Drives

Spying Deep Within Hard Drives

Spying Deep Within Hard Drives The U.S. National Security Agency has figured out how to hide spying software deep within hard drives made by Western Digital, Seagate, Toshiba and other top manufacturers, giving the agency the means to eavesdrop on the majority of the world’s computers, according to cyber researchers and former operatives. Read Full…

Security: Taking The Enterprise By Surprise

Security: Taking The Enterprise By Surprise

Security: Taking The Enterprise By Surprise There has been a great deal of discussion surrounding the news of Microsoft phishing emails delivering malware that dodges sandboxes to enterprise users. This is another example of how often the newer forms of detection/prevention security tools (virtual execution) are not effective. Kowsik Guruswamy, CTO for Menlo Security, who…

The Cyberstates 2015 Report

The Cyberstates 2015 Report

The Cyberstates 2015 Report Growth was led by the IT services sector which added 63,300 jobs between 2013 and 2014 and the R&D, testing, and engineering services sector that added 50,700 jobs. “The U.S. tech industry continues to make significant contributions to our economy,” said Todd Thibodeaux, president and CEO, CompTIA. “The tech industry accounts for…

Is Data Protection Holding Back European Businesses

Is Data Protection Holding Back European Businesses

Is Data Protection Holding Back European Businesses from Adopting the Cloud? Why are companies within the European Union yet to warm to the Cloud? Businesses within the EU are not adopting cloud-based systems as quickly as expected. Do data protection laws and restrictions play a role in Europe’s slow uptake? Despite the fact that cloud…

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Churning It Up In The Cloud

Churning It Up In The Cloud

Churning The Corner With SaaS Applications There’s plenty of research that backs up our reasoning for a move to the cloud. Forrester Research claims that the public cloud computing market will reach $191bn in 2020 (everyone else is doing it); Peer1Hosting claims that 49% of IT decision makers are doing it to reduce costs (everyone…

The Growth Of Rampant Digital Diseases

The Growth Of Rampant Digital Diseases

Rampant Digital Diseases Keeping ‘Rombertik’ at Bay – The New Malware that Destroys Hard-Drives A new form of malware is still on the loose, and this one takes malicious to a whole new level. Nicknamed ‘Rombertik’ by Cisco Systems, the malware attempts to infiltrate the victim’s browser to procure confidential information; fairly standard operating procedure…

Will Your Internet of Things Device Testify Against You?

Will Your Internet of Things Device Testify Against You?

Will Your Internet of Things Device Testify Imagine this:  Your wearable device is subpoenaed to testify against you.  You were driving when you were over the legal alcohol limit and data from a smart Breathalyzer device is used against you. Some might argue that such a use case could potentially safeguard society. However, it poses…


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