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SECURITY REPORT

New Report Reveals Just How Bad The Cybersecurity Skills Gap Is

It takes a deep dive into all aspects of security in the cloud computing industry. Some of the statistics the report uncovers are positive, such as that 97 percent of worldwide respondents are using some cloud technologies in their organization, representing a 4 percent growth compared to a year ago...

Are There Messages Hidden in Your DNA? It Could Be Malware.

By John Pientka | February 21, 2019

Are There Messages Hidden in Your DNA? Messages in the Human Genome: are they from God, or maybe aliens? It sounds Sci-fi but our knowledge of the DNA code is merging with our ability to write increasingly intelligent algorithms. We

Which Analytics And BI Technologies Will Be The Highest Priority In 2019?

By Louis Columbus | February 20, 2019

Which Analytics And BI Technologies Will Be The Highest Priority 82% of enterprises are prioritizing analytics and BI as part of their budgets for new technologies and cloud-based services. 54% say AI, Machine Learning and Natural Language Processing (NLP) are

How the Economics of Data Science is Creating New Sources of Value

By Bill Schmarzo | February 19, 2019

The Economics of Data Science There are several technology and business forces in-play that are going to derive and drive new sources of customer, product and operational value. As a set up for this blog on the Economic Value of Data

SolarWinds Survey Showcases the DevOps Disconnect

By CloudTweaks | February 18, 2019

Survey Showcases the DevOps Disconnect The increasingly distributed nature of today’s tech environments has amplified the demand for DevOps practitioners in the workplace. But are DevOps teams, developers, and web product managers (WPMs) doing the work their job titles intend?

5G Network Market

The 5G Market Impact and Evolution

By Scott Andersen | February 15, 2019

The 5G Market Impact One of the things I’ve spent a lot of time thinking about is the reality of 5G and the impact it is going to have on the market. However, it isn’t going to hit handsets until

Why AWS’s building block structure can benefit SMBs

By CloudTweaks | February 14, 2019

AWS’s Structure Can Benefit SMBs With every year that passes, the popularity of cloud technology increases as more businesses choose to make the move. This has led to more and more SMBs implementing AWS products to increase their operational services

Optimizing Your Company Right Out of Business

By Bill Schmarzo | February 13, 2019

Optimizing Your Company Professional athletes know the importance of developing opposing or complementary muscles (quadriceps and hamstrings, biceps and triceps).  These complementary muscles are sets of muscles that “work together” to move your body in the most efficient ways. If these

GDPR Compliance

System Vulnerabilities Are an Issue for Everyone in the Cloud Environment

By Brad Thies | February 12, 2019

System Vulnerabilities Are an Issue for Everyone Over the past decade, we have seen a drastic increase in the number of companies relying on cloud services. Given the nature of the cloud as a shared-resource environment, threats that infiltrate the

Using Machine Learning To Find Employees Who Can Scale With Your Business

By Louis Columbus | February 11, 2019

Machine Learning To Find Employees Hiring managers in search of qualified job candidates who can scale with and contribute to their growing businesses are facing a crisis today. They’re not finding the right or in many cases, any candidates at

Working with security researchers to make the web safer for everyone

By CloudTweaks | February 10, 2019

Working with security researchers What do a 19-year-old researcher from Uruguay, a restaurant owner from Cluj, Romania and a Cambridge professor have in common? They’re all security researchers—a global community of professionals, academics, students and hobbyists who are essential to

5G Revolution: Telcos Becoming the New App Store for Industrial Apps

By Ronald van Loon | February 7, 2019

The 5G Revolution 5G technology is knocking on our doors and is said to be around the corner. Mobile service providers have upped their game recently and are holding talks, events and discussions to formulate a plan for the launch

What Do You Mean: Too Much Screen Time?

By John Pientka | February 6, 2019

Too Much Screen Time? Oh the shame of it! Our children are turning into anti-social, myopic monsters because of their addiction to smartphones, tablets and laptops. Guess what? It is all BS. It seems that not a day goes by

7 Reasons Why You Should Consider Deploying SD-WAN Alongside Public Cloud Services

By Ben Ferguson | February 5, 2019

Why You Should Consider Deploying SD-WAN Software-defined WAN (SD-WAN) and public cloud IaaS services both offer powerful benefits to virtually any business. Many of these same businesses, however, are missing out on an incredible opportunity by either accessing the internet using

Who, if anyone, is in charge of multi-cloud business optimization?

By Dana Gardner | January 31, 2019

The next BriefingsDirect composable cloud strategies interview explores how changes in business organization and culture demand a new approach to leadership over such functions as hybrid and multi-cloud procurement and optimization. We’ll now hear from an IT industry analyst about the forces reshaping the consumption

Future Trends 2019: Supply Chains Among Top Contenders for Blockchain Growth

By CloudTweaks | January 30, 2019

Future Trends 2019 Predictions about blockchain’s future run the gamut from wildly transformational to completely dismissive. Before we get too mired in the trough of disillusionment or carried away by the hype, here are some recent forecasts about blockchain, including

THOUGHT LEADERS

Why Bitcoin Shouldn’t Be a Part of the Futures Exchange Yet

Why Bitcoin Shouldn’t Be a Part of the Futures Exchange Yet

Bitcoin Futures Exchange Recently, cryptocurrencies “crashed,” particularly Bitcoin, which spiraled from a high of $19,783 to a current price of ...
Key Findings of the 2018 IDG Cloud Computing Study

Key Findings of the 2018 IDG Cloud Computing Study

IDG Cloud Computing Study The results of the 2018 IDG Cloud Computing study highlight how interest in the technology isn’t ...
WordPress Security 101 – Internal Monitoring Systems and Web Hosting

WordPress Security 101 – Internal Monitoring Systems and Web Hosting

Internal Monitoring Systems Securing your WordPress site requires a lot of adjustments, manual or automated. The “manual” mode relies on ...
Breached Data

Breached Data – Keeping it Secret Doesn’t Make It Go Away

Breached Data When Uber’s massive data breach made it to the public’s ears recently, it became a member of an ...
How Natural Language Processing Will Change Customer Service

How Natural Language Processing Will Change Customer Service

Natural Language Processing Natural language processing is one subset of AI driving human-machine interactions forward. From helping with direct calls ...
Data Science “Paint by the Numbers” with the Hypothesis Development Canvas

Data Science “Paint by the Numbers” with the Hypothesis Development Canvas

When I was a kid, I use to love “Paint by the Numbers” sets.  Makes anyone who can paint or color ...
Should Insurance Companies Be Using Big Data?

Should Insurance Companies Be Using Big Data?

Insurance Companies and Big Data Your lifestyle, behavior, and attitudes can affect your health, and increasingly health insurance companies are ...
Cloud-based GRC Intelligence Supports Better Business Performance

Cloud-based GRC Intelligence Supports Better Business Performance

Cloud-based GRC Intelligence All businesses need a strategy and processes for governance, risk and compliance (GRC). Many still view GRC ...
Protect Your Small Business

Why Nonprofits Might Be at Higher Risk for Cyberattacks

Cyberattacks On Nonprofits Today's society is one where any organization operating online is theoretically at risk for cyberattacks. Such incidents ...
Data Privacy Day (Cue The Parade)!

Data Privacy Day (Cue The Parade)!

Data Privacy Day On Sunday, January 28, the United States, Canada, India and 47 European countries will celebrate Data Privacy ...
Where Business Intelligence Is Delivering Value In 2018

Where Business Intelligence Is Delivering Value In 2018

Executive Management, Operations, and Sales are the three primary roles driving Business Intelligence (BI) adoption in 2018. Dashboards, reporting, end-user ...