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Russia’s New Data Storage Law: Protecting Information Or Silencing Dissent?

Russia’s New Data Storage Law: Protecting Information Or Silencing Dissent?

Russia’s New Data Storage Law: Protecting Information Or Silencing Dissent? News broke late last week that Russia’s lower house of parliament had passed a law which required all internet companies operating inside the country to store Russian citizens’ personal data with the borders of its territory. The law is scheduled to come into effect on…

Veracode Recognized As “Leader” In The Gartner Magic Quadrant

Veracode Recognized As “Leader” In The Gartner Magic Quadrant

Veracode Recognized as “Leader” in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Application Security Testing for Third Consecutive Report BURLINGTON, MA–(Source: Marketwired – Jul 7, 2014) – Veracode, the application security company, today announced that it has been positioned in the “Leaders” quadrant of Gartner, Inc.’s 2014’s “Application Security Testing Magic Quadrant”. The quadrant is based on an…

Staying On Top Of The Cloud: Information Governance

Staying On Top Of The Cloud: Information Governance

Staying On Top Of The Cloud: Information Governance Information governance is a broad, relative as well as a subjective term! If you simply look it up at Wikipedia, you will find the following definition: “Information governance, or IG, is the set of multi-disciplinary structures, policies, procedures, processes and controls implemented to manage information at an…

Cloud Computing Adoption In Developing Countries

Cloud Computing Adoption In Developing Countries

Cloud Computing Adoption in Developing Countries Cloud computing is one of the latest innovations in the realm of information technology. The ability of cloud computing in processing, transmitting, and storing data makes it increasingly significant in the delivery of public and private services. Cloud computing as a disruptive technology with major implications for markets, economies…

The New Wave On The Cloud: Object Based Storage

The New Wave On The Cloud: Object Based Storage

The New Wave On The Cloud: Object Based Storage Is your data exponentially growing? Are you using orthodox storage systems like Storage Area Network (SAN) and Network Attached Storage (NAS)? Cloud computing with its numerous benefits and innovative capabilities now offers a novel way of working with data through ‘Object based storage model’. Due to…

Cloud Infographic: The State Of Converged Infrastructure

Cloud Infographic: The State Of Converged Infrastructure

Cloud Infographic: The State Of Converged Infrastructure The results of Zenoss’ annual State of Converged Infrastructure Study  are in: Converged infrastructure has become mainstream. Unlike last year, when most adopters were technologies companies, in 2014 the financial industry has embraced converged infrastructure, reporting improved productivity (78.7%) as well as improved customer satisfaction (73.3%). Overall adoption is…

Computing Before And Now – Side-Effects Of Technology

Computing Before And Now – Side-Effects Of Technology

Computing Before And Now – Side-Effects of Technology It was during the 1970’s we evidenced the beginning of personal computing technologies being introduced by IBM with its first portable computer, Intel with its first microprocessor, and the first Apple computer. Before this period, organizations used to function no different than today, even without the sheer…

Transforming Raw Data Into Meaningful Useful Information

Transforming Raw Data Into Meaningful Useful Information

Transforming Raw Data Into Meaningful Useful Information Advanced multimedia devices, social media services, sensor networks, and corporate information systems create continuously huge amounts of structured and unstructured data which are called big data. Transforming collected masses of raw data into meaningful and useful information is important for organizations. This knowledge helps managers to make smarter…

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Self-Service BI (Business Intelligence) 101

Self-Service BI (Business Intelligence) 101

BI (Business Intelligence) 101 Non-technical users are increasingly jumping at the opportunity to get real-time business insight from data without the help of the IT department, whether they’re a small business without an IT staff altogether, or a high-ranking executive unwilling to request a report that will take a week to be completed. What is…

2015 Cybersecurity Challenges (5 Things To Expect)

2015 Cybersecurity Challenges (5 Things To Expect)

2015 Cybersecurity Challenges Every December, security experts begin to release their predictions on what cybersecurity will look like in the coming year. “The concept behind predictions is based on a company’s ability to express its expertise in a field both on the business and on the technology end,” said Barry Shteiman, director of security strategy…

The Role Cloud Technology Plays in the Recruiting Industry

The Role Cloud Technology Plays in the Recruiting Industry

The Recruiting Industry Like most other established industries, the recruiting industry is being disrupted by new business models and cutting-edge technologies. From recruiting technology talent with a highly publicized hackathon, to handling graphic or even online versions or resumes, recruiting agencies are seeing new challenges and opportunities every day. Yet, the goal is still the…

Cloud and regulation in financial services

Cloud and regulation in financial services

Cloud Regulation When talking about cloud and regulation in financial services, it is important to approach it with a clear understanding of the typical policies that your national regulator will require you to adhere to. Let’s start with outsourcing policy. Cloud mode provides us with a way of outsourcing data centre environments, applications, and services…

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