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Over 100 New Ransomware Families Discovered Last Year

By Kiril Kirilov | April 4, 2017

100 New Ransomware Families The world in 2016 sees a rapid rise of ransomware attacks that are increasingly targeting specific businesses and entire industries. A report by David Balaban for privacy-pc.com shows that ransomware attacks have occurred virtually on a

4 Tips for Secure Video Conferencing

By Vineet Misra | March 30, 2017

Securing Video Conferencing Today, cybersecurity dominates headlines as businesses of all sizes and across multiple industries are falling victim to data breaches and distributed denial of service (DDOS) attacks. Yet unified communications technologies have gained less attention in the security

10 Security Related Resources

By Kiril Kirilov | March 8, 2017

Security Resources We have a compiled a small list of interesting free security tools and resources as part of our ongoing effort to provide many of the best curated discoveries to our readership. Please continue to visit CloudTweaks as we

5 Pitfalls to Avoid when Selecting a Cloud-based Video Conferencing System

By Vineet Misra | March 7, 2017

Cloud-based Video Conferencing System Pitfalls A recent survey revealed that three out of four executives predict that video conferencing will ultimately overtake conference calls. Findings indicate that video conferencing will only become more essential, and selecting the right system for

5 Recommendations for Effective Governance, Risk and Compliance Management

By Vibhav Agarwal | February 20, 2017

Effective Governance, Risk and Compliance Cloud adoption continues to grow, which is evident from the fact that annual 2016 revenues for cloud vendors were “within touching distance” of $150 billion. Gartner also predicts that, a corporate ‘no-cloud’ policy will be

Marc Malizia

Building a High Growth IT: 5 Tips For 2017

By Marc Malizia | January 17, 2017

High Growth IT Building and maintaining a cloud computing platform will be much different in 2017 than it has been in past years. Today’s business climate is driven by many forces constantly disrupting traditional IT culture. Digital transformation is helping companies

Movers and Shakers – 10 Cyber Security Firms Worth Exploring

By Josh Hamilton | December 22, 2016

Cyber Security Firms There are so many different options for cyber security for businesses, even wading through the CyberSecurity 500 is a daunting task. To that end we have assembled a list (in no particular order) of some of the

5 Tips For Improving Enterprise Cloud Success In 2017

By Vidya Phalke | December 19, 2016

Improving Enterprise Cloud There has been an increase in the adoption rate of cloud technology to help businesses keep capital investment and maintenance costs down while benefiting from flexibility and rapid up and down-scaling as needs dictate. However, to maximize

10 Online Savings and Wealth Management Services

By Josh Hamilton | December 8, 2016

Wealth Management Services There are a lot of cloud based options for those of you wanting to save for a holiday, invest some spare cash, or plan for retirement. This is a list (in no particular order) of some of

Cloud Predictions 2017: Forrester Research Highlights 10 Trends

By Jennifer Klostermann | November 17, 2016

Cloud Predictions 2017 By 2020 it’s projected by Gartner that corporate no-cloud policies will be as scarce as no-internet policies are today. Not surprising considering how valuable the cloud and cloud tools already are to many businesses across a range

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Storage Stalemate: Why Current Trends Are Breaking Old Storage Solutions

By CloudTweaks

Old Storage Solutions While new technologies are being adapted at lightening pace across all kinds of industries, one thing has not changed: IT departments are expected to use antiquated storage solutions to meet their new storage needs. Just as we

Is Machine Learning The Future? Making Your Data Scientists Obsolete

By Guha Ramasubramanian

Is Machine Learning The Future? In a recent study, almost all the businesses surveyed stated that big data analytics were fundamental to their business strategies. Although the field of computer and information research scientists is growing faster than any other

CIOs Can Tackle Cloud Fears 

5 Ways CIOs Can Tackle Cloud Fears

By Robert Grazioli

CIO Cloud Fears  CIOs are tired of hearing about cloud computing concerns. They’ve spent years reading about how cloud resources are subject to risks, and wonder – what can they do to help people trust the cloud?  The truth is

Imminent IoT Eye-Tracking Technologies To Transform The Connected World

By CloudTweaks

IoT Eye Tracking Smelling may be the first of the perceptible senses, but the eye is the fastest moving organ in the human body. While the first, second, and third screens have historically exercised the potential of this organ to

Learning From Past Mistakes: Predictions For Cybersecurity

By Larry Jones

Predictions Cybersecurity From Ashley Madison to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), hackers did not discriminate between organizations or industries when it came to unleashing cyber-attacks in 2015. This past year, data breaches affected millions of people with headlines of

Mitigating the Downtime Risks of Virtualization

By Paul Mercina

Mitigating the Downtime Risks Nearly every IT professional dreads unplanned downtime. Depending on which systems are hit, it can mean angry communications from employees and the C-suite and often a Twitterstorm of customer ire. See the recent Samsung SmartThings dustup

Mark Carrizosa

Despite Record Breaches, Secure Third Party Access Still Not An IT Priority

By CloudTweaks

Record Breaches Research has revealed that third parties cause 63 percent of all data breaches. From HVAC contractors, to IT consultants, to supply chain analysts and beyond, the threats posed by third parties are real and growing. Deloitte, in its

5 Ways Cloud-based Tools Can Help Accountants Escape The IT Treadmill

By Kirti Khanna

Accountant Cloud Tools Digital tools and software have become an inseparable part of any accountant’s profession. There are software for almost every need of accountants. From managing payrolls to filing taxes, technology is able to automate them and offer a

Six HR Technology Functions That Will Help You Retain Your Best Staff

By CloudTweaks

Six HR Technology Functions New trends in technology are making it possible for organisations to engage with their employees on a deeper level, making the employees more likely to stick around and contribute to sustainable business performance. Automated talent management

The Great Arms Race For Security: Virtualization

By Gavin Hill

The Great Arms Race For Security Since its infancy in the early seventies when the first computer virus was created, the malware and anti-malware business has grown into multi-billion dollar industries. No longer are script kiddies creating malware for notoriety,

My Fascination with Amazon Go

My Fascination with Amazon Go

Amazon Go Recently, Amazon unveiled the world’s first completely self-service, no checkout, grocery store — and it’s really captured the public’s imagination. Lines ...
Cloudification - Budgets are Shifting Toward a “Cloud-first” and “Cloud-only” Approach

Cloudification – Budgets are Shifting Toward a “Cloud-first” and “Cloud-only” Approach

Cloudification and the Budget Shift Gartner has recently predicted that by 2020, a corporate "no-cloud" policy will be as rare ...
How Machine Learning Quantifies Trust & Improves Employee Experiences

How Machine Learning Quantifies Trust & Improves Employee Experiences

Machine Learning Quantifies Trust Bottom Line: By enabling enterprises to scale security with user behavior-based, contextual intelligence, Next-Gen Access strategies are ...
The Rise Of BI Data And How To Use It Effectively

The Rise Of BI Data And How To Use It Effectively

The Rise of BI Data Every few years, a new concept or technological development is introduced that drastically improves the ...
Multi or Hybrid Cloud, What’s the Difference?

Multi or Hybrid Cloud, What’s the Difference?

Multi Cloud You’ve likely heard about the latest trend in cloud computing commonly referred to as multi-cloud, and it is ...
Rainmaking From The Cloud - CIOs Struggle To Keep Pace With IT Demands

Rainmaking From The Cloud – CIOs Struggle To Keep Pace With IT Demands

Rainmaking from the Cloud In the digital era, where customers can select virtually anything with a click of a button, ...