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Building A Data Security Strategy – More Important Than Ever

Building A Data Security Strategy – More Important Than Ever

Data Security Strategy Security and privacy have been an integral concern of the IT industry since its very inception, but as it expands through web-based, mobile, and cloud-based applications, access to data is magnified as are the threats of illicit penetration. As enterprises manage vast quantities of data, they find themselves exposed to regularly revised malicious attacks through complex malware which today has many more access portals than our previously unconnected infrastructures provided. Moreover, thanks…

THE GOLDEN AGE OF WEARABLE TECHNOLOGY

THE GOLDEN AGE OF WEARABLE TECHNOLOGY

The Golden Age One of the biggest fads in the technology sector right now is wearable tech. From Smartwatches that let you check your emails, chat with friends and search the web, to fitness accessories that monitor your heart rate and your sleep patterns, this is truly the Golden Age of wearable technology. But some of these innovations are older than you think. Virtual Reality sets like Oculus and VR Lite can trace their origins…

MARKETING EXECS BEEFING UP ON MARTECH STRATEGIES

MARKETING EXECS BEEFING UP ON MARTECH STRATEGIES

Martech Strategies As budgets shift from traditional marketing streams to marketing technology, it’s essential that both marketers and business leaders understand marketing technology and keep up with the developments. According to eMarketer, 78% of US senior marketers surveyed believe gaining this understanding of marketing technology is increasingly relevant to their success, and the majority of Western European senior marketers feel the same way. With global spending by advertising and marketing professionals increasing on data-driven activities, it’s…

4 MONETIZATION MODELS FOR THE DIGITAL BUSINESS ERA

4 MONETIZATION MODELS FOR THE DIGITAL BUSINESS ERA

4 Monetization Models Digital business is expected to generate billions in new revenue in the next four to five years. However, MGI Research predicts that digital businesses will need to increase their time to market by 40 percent. Many global executives admit they are unprepared to monetize their operations. The million dollar question is: how do you get from here to there? Getting there requires adopting a new mindset that focuses on “revenue moments” instead…

CYBERSECURITY EXPERTS RACING TO KEEP PACE WITH GROWING CYBER THREATS

CYBERSECURITY EXPERTS RACING TO KEEP PACE WITH GROWING CYBER THREATS

The cyberwar is on! At this stage of the game, the stakes are higher than ever, and safeguarding networks from cyberattacks is a devilish combination of Chicken and Cat-and-Mouse. Attacks are now so commonplace that many events of serious cybersecurity breaches go uncovered by mainstream media. Despite the rapid advancements in IT security technology, hackers continue to invent even more sophisticated ways of infiltrating systems around the globe. No one is safe—and although the awareness…

6 REASONS WHY BIG DATA ANALYTICS IS A SMART CAREER CHOICE IN 2017

6 REASONS WHY BIG DATA ANALYTICS IS A SMART CAREER CHOICE IN 2017

Big Data Analytics Career Path With the inception of Big Data, we have witnessed a data revolution around us. Big Data Analytics is one of the biggest trends in IT sector at the moment and the buzz around it is not going to subdue anytime soon. Big Data is everywhere now-a-days, and if the industry forecasts are to be believed, then Big Data Analytics market will continue to grow bigger as businesses realize the importance…

SPIES LIKE US ALL AGREE: “CLOUD HAS BEEN A GODSEND

SPIES LIKE US ALL AGREE: “CLOUD HAS BEEN A GODSEND

Cloud Has Been A Godsend “Cloud has been a godsend for folks trying to implement systems quickly and for us to secure workloads better,” said CIA Chief Information Security Officer Sherrill Nicely at a recent conference. Surprised that our spies – ahem, the US intelligence community (IC) – uses cloud? What about security? Who built it and runs it? The story behind it, and its rapid and successful deployment, has a lot of lessons for…

Artificial intelligence In the Enterprise

Artificial intelligence In the Enterprise

Artificial Intelligence Since the dawn of the computer age we have been enthralled by the prospect of Artificial Intelligence. It dominated the science fiction of the 1950s and 1960s, and it was a passion so strong that it bled into the fabric of day-to-day existence. Everyone wanted their own robot servant, everyone got a little giddy at the prospect of a walking, talking, thinking robot. The Golden Age of Science Fiction did get a few…

DO YOU REALLY KNOW WHAT TWO-FACTOR AUTHORIZATION IS?

DO YOU REALLY KNOW WHAT TWO-FACTOR AUTHORIZATION IS?

Two-Factor Authorization Two-factor authorization. Most of us think we know what it is, but a recent news event brought something alarming to my attention: even huge companies misunderstand what two-factor authorization means, and your personal information could end up at risk because of this. Let’s start with this recent report: United Airlines changed its security protocols. Originally, the account holder only needed a username and password. Years ago, that was enough. But, in today’s world,…

PASSION AND STRONG RELATIONSHIPS KEY TO INVESTMENT SUCCESS

PASSION AND STRONG RELATIONSHIPS KEY TO INVESTMENT SUCCESS

Investment Strategies Sponsored series by the Valsef Group Investment, venture capitalism, mergers and acquisitions. For many, these endeavours are considered the sport of the rich and famous. But one Canadian startup is proving that strong relationships and passionate minds are just as, if not better, equipped for these rewarding undertakings. CloudTweaks discusses Valsef Group, its accomplishments, investment strategies and philosophies, with co-founder OuissamYoussef. Bright Beginnings Valsef was founded in 2011 after the partners successful sale…