The Sticking Points Of Security And Privacy

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The Sticking Points Of Security And Privacy “No matter how many times a privileged straight white male technology executive pronounces the death of privacy, Privacy Is Not Dead. People of all ages care deeply about privacy and they care just as much about privacy online as they do offline” (Danah Boyd) Security and Privacy are

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I Don’t Know What I Don’t Know

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I Don’t Know What I Don’t Know What happens when the IT person doesn’t know where the source of a system failure is? What happens when that same IT person has to go and explain to an executive that the source of the problem cannot be found quickly, due to an organically-evolved legacy system or

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A Reminder From Yahoo: Change (And Improve) Your Passwords

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On January 31, 2014, Yahoo announced that a major theft of mail account passwords had compromised an “ undisclosed number” of accounts. Writing from the Yahoo Tumblr blog, senior vice president in charge of Yahoo’s platforms and personalization products, Jay Rossiter, pointed out the attack was a result of a third-party database being compromised, and not

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How To Re-engineer Your IT Silos To Release The Teamwork Within

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How To Re-engineer Your IT Silos To Release The Teamwork Within The technology exists today to implement a fully converged infrastructure that integrates servers, storage, networks and management into a single, flexible, and adaptable IT environment. Among its other benefits, a functional converged infrastructure is the gateway to all the advantages of cloud computing. When

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BYOC – To Be Or Not To Be

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BYOC – To Be Or Not To Be I suppose that most CEOs and CIOs have been hoping that the consumerization of information technologies won’t go further than BYOD policy. Clients and employees have brought their devices in the offices, CIOs have introduced MDM-solutions (master data management) and have established the rules for using private

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5 Reasons Why Cloud ERP Is Perfect For Your Start-Up

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5 Reasons Why Cloud ERP Is Perfect For Your Start-Up Investing in inventory and accounting ERP software can be a daunting process – especially for small and start-up businesses as they struggle to set up processes and invest in company growth while working to minimize spending and expenses. However, systems previously only affordable by large,

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The Right Way To Do Exchange In The Cloud

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The Right Way To Do Exchange In The Cloud The Story of Exchange Server For the past decade, front office and back office systems, such as CRM, payroll, and document management, have gradually moved to the cloud. That change has been relatively seamless. But now enterprises are contemplating and executing the migration of once immovable

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Cloud Infographic – 5 Ways To Become Extinct As Big Data Evolves

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Cloud Infographic – 5 Ways To Become Extinct As Big Data Evolves The enterprise is currently in a ‘Big Data Limbo’, where leadership has begun, or is preparing to invest in analytics – but lacks clear direction with where and how to implement.  The technology is powerful, and like the moniker suggests, “Big Data” is

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Making Business Resiliency Part Of Business As Usual

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Making Business Resiliency Part of Business As Usual Business continuity and disaster recovery (BCDR) have become non-negotiable requirements for virtually every IT department. Business resiliency is an umbrella concept that must address everything from basic business continuity to high-level risk management, security, crisis management, and more. With today’s IT architectures supporting servers, networks, and applications,

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Firehost Reveals Increases In Cyberattacks In Its Superfecta Report

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Firehost Reveals Increases in Cyberattacks in its Superfecta Report There are always wolves at the door, and they are relentless in both their creativity and determination when it comes to getting in. This is the message that can be gleaned from a report released Tuesday October 22, by FireHost, (www.firehost.com) a provider of managed, secure

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Take Hold Of Your IT Infrastructure With Virtualization

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Take Hold of Your IT Infrastructure With Virtualization When you think of IT do you think of virtualization? Maybe you haven’t before, but soon you will. IT may bring to mind such things as chaotic troubleshooting and user dilemmas. These, of course, are just a couple of the array of challenges that precede IT specialists

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Forrester Study: Cloud Services Remains Elusive For Many Enterprises

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Key Findings Of Study: Cloud Services Remains Elusive For Many Enterprises Companies Need A Unified Cloud and Network Strategy to Maximize Full Benefits of Cloud Computing, Software-as-a-Service, and Other Cloud-Based Services HERNDON, VA – October 2, 2013 – Although cloud-based services are now widely utilized by the vast majority of enterprises, a new study by Forrester Consulting

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Top 3 Reasons There Is Adoption Of Cloud In Asia Today

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Top 3 Reasons There Is Adoption Of Cloud In Asia Today The adoption of the cloud in Asia is happening with the flow of economic sense, where IT is adding value to business objectives of the organization. This is more so with the revenue objectives. Surprisingly and amazingly at the same breadth, the adoption or the

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The CIO Revolution In 2013, And Why It’s Critical For Business

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The CIO Revolution in 2013, and Why it’s Critical For Business All employees play their part in the success that a business enjoys, but it’d be a bold claim to suggest that some people don’t have more influence than others. It’s just the facts in a competitive society with hierarchal employment structures. Although the greater

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