Has Cybersecurity Become Too Reactive?

John Davis, CSO of Palo Alto Networks' federal division, suggested that too many firms have given in to the hackers by resigning themselves to this reactionary approach. "Some of our industry has given up on the ability to prevent and is focused primarily on detection and response, which means, with a mindset like that, it means you're always involved in cleaning up aisle nine, as some people like to say..."

WordPress Security 101 – Securing Your WordPress Installation

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WordPress Security 101 – Securing Your WordPress Installation

By CloudTweaks | October 14, 2017

WordPress Security 101 Roughly 37,000 websites are breached daily. Considering WordPress powers at least 53% of all websites, you can bet a lot of bloggers have to deal with a website hijacking situation. So, don’t leave anything to chance – your blog is…

For AI to Change Business, It Needs to Be Fueled with Quality Data

By Ronald van Loon | October 12, 2017

Quality Data and AI There’s no doubt that AI has usurped big data as the enterprise technology industry’s favorite new buzzword. After all, it’s on Gartner’s 2017 Hype Cycle for emerging technologies, for a reason. While progress was slow during the first…

73% of Executives Are Researching & Launching IoT Projects

By Louis Columbus | October 12, 2017

New IoT Projects Manufacturing-based IoT connections grew 84% between 2016 and 2017, followed by energy & utilities (41%). 73% of executives are either researching or currently launching IoT projects. The IoT platform market is expected to grow 35% per year…

Protect Your Small Business

Protect Your Small Business from Future Threats

By Matthew Cleaver | October 11, 2017

Protect Your Small Business The well-known ransomware called Wannacry hit hundreds of computers in May 2017. As a business leader, it is important to understand what happened, to ensure that proper security measures are being taken to protect my business…

Multi or Hybrid Cloud, What’s the Difference?

By Steven Job | October 10, 2017

Multi Cloud You’ve likely heard about the latest trend in cloud computing commonly referred to as multi-cloud, and it is taking the world by storm. Hybrid and traditional cloud based systems are reaching their limits; pushing organizations towards multi-vendor architectures.…

Philips teams with HPE on ecosystem approach to improve healthcare informatics-driven outcomes

By Dana Gardner | October 9, 2017

The next BriefingsDirect healthcare transformation use-case discussion focuses on how an ecosystem approach to big data solutions brings about improved healthcare informatics-driven outcomes. We’ll now learn how a Philips Healthcare Informatics and Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) partnership creates new solutions for the global healthcare market and provides…

Digital Innovation Starts with a Digital Core

By Ronald van Loon | October 6, 2017

Digital Innovation A lot of times when the prevalent industry trends are discussed among industry folks, there are usually two directions in which the conversation goes. It is either varying states of disbelief at the rate of change within the…

Future of Identity Protection

AI and the Future of Identity Protection

By Daniel Matthews | October 6, 2017

Future of Identity Protection There’s a lot of alarm over who stands to lose their job to automation and artificial intelligence. From fast food workers to toll booth operators, no doubt there’ll be some losses in the coming decades. But…

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Identifying Threats and Trusting a Third Party with Your Data

By Matthew Cleaver | October 5, 2017

Third Party Data With data security breaches and identity thefts increasing every year, it is important for businesses to consider the impact this might have on their customers and reputation.  Luckily, there are a lot of options that make protecting…

Academia is on the Ropes but is Reluctant to Change. Why are Most of Them Digital Dinosaurs?

By John Pientka | October 5, 2017

“Moving a university is like moving a cemetery—you can’t expect any help from the inhabitants,” says Barb Oakley, Ph.D. Higher Educations’ product is too expensive, takes too long and doesn’t produce enough of the graduates needed. New technology could be…

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Connected Vehicles From cars to combines, the IoT market potential of connected vehicles is so expansive that it will even ...
Are You Thinking of Going to the Cloud Because of FOMO? Don’t!

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Defending the Organization When people talk about security audits in an organization, thoughts immediately go to malware, cyberattacks and other ...
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Driving Cloud Adoption Cloud adoption is growing at an astounding rate, with companies big and small undergoing digital transformation towards ...
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Could a robot or machine be doing your job? The robotic revolution is set to cause the biggest transformation in ...
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