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Why does the concept of airspace matter in the drone world?

By Scott Andersen | November 23, 2017

The Airspace Drone World Recently I was invited to continue a discussion started last year. The conversation was a roundtable of now High School Seniors. All of them participate in the technology program of a Maryland School District. The originally

This Amsterdam Bank Wants To Hack … Itself?

By Kayla Matthews | November 21, 2017

Bank Wants To Hack … Itself? With instances of professional hacking and data leaks making the news every year, it’s no secret that cybersecurity has become a major concern. How does a corporation ensure its cybersecurity remains impenetrable in a world

Data Catalog: Enabling Self-Service Analytics

By Cloud Syndicate | November 21, 2017

Enabling Self-Service Analytics A Chinese proverb says, “The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago; the second-best time is now”.  Let’s assume you’re already up and running with a big data Hadoop platform for advanced analytics use-cases. 

Survey: 87% of Businesses Are Confident About Cybersecurity

By Daniel Matthews | November 20, 2017

Businesses Confident About Cybersecurity In a year that has seen multiple massive data breaches and troubling cyberattacks, a new survey reveals 87 percent of businesses are “confident in their cybersecurity preparedness.” The survey, from SolarWinds MSP, included 400 businesses from

AI In Telecom: Intelligent Operations is the New Norm

By Ronald van Loon | November 17, 2017

Intelligent Operations The move towards an intelligent world is faster and more rapid than it ever was before. The increase in this transition has been propagated through the role of several high key stakeholders that have redefined the way we

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WordPress Security 101 – Endpoint Security And Disaster Preparedness

By CloudTweaks | November 17, 2017

Endpoint Security And Disaster Preparedness Continued from part 4 Setting up a secure password for your admin dashboard is a tactic that sets you on the right track to a robust WordPress security. But one smart tactic, or a combination

V2V? Platoons? Your First Taste of Robocar is a Truck

By John Pientka | November 16, 2017

Robo Trucking You are driving down the interstate. Ahead is an 18-wheeler struggling up the grade. You swing out to pull around him and give it the gas. What the $#!%? On your right is a wall of trucks –

Why Big Data is the Key to Relationship Marketing

By Shachar Shamir | November 16, 2017

Big Data Relationship Marketing When you think about big data, you might find that marketing is one of the first uses that comes to mind. Rightly so – it’s an incredibly powerful tool for marketing companies seeking to analyze large-scale

A Quick and Dirty Guide to GDPR Compliance

By CloudTweaks | November 15, 2017

GDPR Compliance Set a reminder: On May 25, 2018, the new General Data Protection Regulation directive from the European Union will go into effect. Although its goal to protect consumer data is admirable, about a third of global companies don’t know whether

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Is Your Conferencing System a Cybersecurity Weak Link?

By Bobby Beckmann | November 14, 2017

Video Conferencing Vulnerabilities At home and in the office, the Internet of Things (IoT) has brought us new heights of connectivity and convenience. Yet recent years show that the connected devices that have opened up new doors for us have

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V2V? Platoons? Your First Taste of Robocar is a Truck

V2V? Platoons? Your First Taste of Robocar is a Truck

Robo Trucking You are driving down the interstate. Ahead is an 18-wheeler struggling up the grade. You swing out to ...
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 ...
Common Cloud Mistakes - And How To Avoid Them

Common Cloud Mistakes – And How To Avoid Them

Common Cloud Mistakes One of the first lessons in order to avoid common cloud mistakes with anyone entering the tech ...
Where Are Your Users Learning About The Birds And The Bees Of Cloud?

Where Are Your Users Learning About The Birds And The Bees Of Cloud?

Clouding Around Where did you learn about the birds and bees – from your adolescent peers? How did that work ...
AWS S3 Outage & Lessons in Tech Responsibility From Smokey the Bear

AWS S3 Outage & Lessons in Tech Responsibility From Smokey the Bear

AWS S3 Outage & Lessons in Tech Responsibility Earlier this week, AWS S3 had to fight its way back to ...
Connecting the Power of IoT

Connecting the Power of IoT

Connection Power I come not to bury Caesar. Nor do I come to bury his estimates. Estimates, attempts based on ...
The Economy Just Limps Along. Guess Who’s to Blame?

The Economy Just Limps Along. Guess Who’s to Blame?

Productivity seems down the drain. Unemployment is at historic lows yet real wage growth is pathetic. Why? Hard to believe ...
CALLING DOCTOR CLOUD, CALLING DOCTOR CLOUD!

CALLING DOCTOR CLOUD, CALLING DOCTOR CLOUD!

Medical Technology Listen: THUMP-thump, THUMP-thump. No, it’s not your heartbeat but the new rhythm of healthcare IT: the Cloud. Even ...