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The Deep and Dark Web

The Dark Web The Deep and Dark Web, hidden in the depths of the internet, sounds like something out of a nail-biting thriller, but is, in fact, a very real part of our world. Just ...
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How To Be Data Compliant When Using The Cloud

Data compliant Companies using the cloud for data storage, applications hosting or anything else, have to carefully consider data compliance. Governance, risk management and compliance professionals, as well as managers of information security, need to ...
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GreenTech and the Corporate Social Responsibility

A Corporate Culture Of Green In today’s business culture there is a new type of corporate strategy emerging, one that is becoming particularly prevalent in Silicon Valley – Corporate Social Responsibility. These green credentials are ...
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Ransomware, Backups and the Aging IT Specialist

Small Business Cloud Right now, two technology trends characterize the small business ecosystem: a growing migration to the cloud, and a growing susceptibility to cybercrime, particularly in the form of ransomware. Recently, I discovered this ...
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Blockchain Across All Industries

Blockchain Industries Blockchain, typically understood as the technology that powers the virtual currency bitcoin, in fact, provides market applications far beyond cryptocurrencies. It’s expected that the fintech industry will be the first area in which ...
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Security Risks Lurk Behind Corporate Wearables Adoption

Security risks and wearables adoption Wearables makers were expected to sell 274.6 million devices in 2016, according to a Gartner report. Nearly three quarters of millennials, 71 percent, say their companies should give them wearables ...
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Users empowered with a refined, mobile-first, fully-integrated communications platform accessible from any browser, device or desktop SANTA CLARA, CA--(Marketwired - February 22, 2017) - Avaya today announced the general availability of the industry's first real unified communications (UC) solution, Avaya Equinox. Avaya Equinox delivers simple, mobile-first communications on the devices, and embedded into the applications and browsers, that employees "live ...
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ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., Feb. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- LG Electronics' webOS 3.5 Security Manager is the first smart TV platform certified for its effective cybersecurity capabilities by UL, one of the world's foremost experts in safety, security and sustainability. The webOS 3.5 Security Manager was tested for malware susceptibility and vulnerabilities, software weaknesses and security controls that help protect users' ...
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Health Cloud Capabilities ORLANDO, FL. - 20 Feb 2017: At the 2017 Health Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS) conference in Orlando, IBM (NYSE: IBM) today introduced expanded capabilities for the Watson Platform for Health Cloud and a specialized Watson Health Consulting Services unit dedicated to helping clients and partners across the healthcare ecosystem capture the business opportunity of cognitive computing ...
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Philips spotlights connected technology, predictive analytics software, and artificial intelligence advancing population health and precision medicine at HIMSS 2017 AMSTERDAM, Feb. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Featuring new and enhanced connected health offerings at the 2017 HIMSS Conference & Exhibition (HIMSS17), Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG,AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, will showcase a broad range of population health management, ...
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Cupertino, California — Apple today announced its 28th annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) — hosting the world’s most talented developer community — will be held at the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose. The conference, kicking off June 5, will inspire developers from all walks of life to turn their passions into the next great innovations and apps that customers ...
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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 field learns is that nothing is as simple as it appears to be at first glance. That lesson goes double for companies implementing a hybrid-cloud strategy. Yes, ...
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Ransomware The vision is chilling. It's another busy day. An employee arrives and logs on to the network only to be confronted by a locked screen displaying a simple message: "Your files have been captured and encrypted. To release them, you must pay." Ransomware has grown recently to become one of the primary threats to companies, governments and institutions worldwide ...
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Connected Manufacturing A car is driven back to its home garage for the night, and its data port is plugged in. Then, some exciting things happen. First off, the car sends diagnostic information back to the manufacturer to cross-check against any systems that require repair, maintenance, or replacement. The manufacturer then downloads a selection of new driver experiences, including a ...
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A New Era for Cyber Crime Last September, the website of a well-known security journalist was hit by a massive DDoS attack. The site's host stated it was the largest attack of that type they had ever seen. Rather than originating at an identifiable location, the attack seemed to come from everywhere, and it seemed to have been driven through ...
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Defending the Organization When people talk about security audits in an organization, thoughts immediately go to malware, cyberattacks and other front line issues. These appear as the most obvious types of threats and are consequently given the greatest attention. As essential as these responses are, companies need additional layers of audit and defence further up the hierarchy if they are ...
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Moving Test and Dev to the Cloud Have you ever seen the old parlor trick in which a person pulls a tablecloth out from under a fully set table without disturbing a single item of cutlery or glassware? It's something that comes to mind for many IT managers and engineers tasked with the job of evolving their network environments while ...
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Two 2017 Trends From A Galaxy Far, Far Away

Reaching For The Stars People who know me know that I’m a huge Star Wars fan. I recently had the ...
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The Five Rules of Security and Compliance in the Public Cloud Era

Security and Compliance  With technology at the heart of businesses today, IT systems and data are being targeted by criminals, ...
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Consequences Of Combining Off Premise Cloud Storage and Corporate Data

Off Premise Corporate Data Storage Cloud storage is a broad term. It can encompass anything from on premise solutions, to ...
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Three Factors For Choosing Your Long-term Cloud Strategy

Choosing Your Long-term Cloud Strategy A few weeks ago I visited the global headquarters of a large multi-national company to ...
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Driving Success: 6 Key Metrics For Every Recurring Revenue Business

Recurring Revenue Business Metrics Recurring revenue is the secret sauce behind the explosive growth of powerhouses like Netflix and Uber. Unsurprisingly, ...
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Cloud Computing Price War Rages On

Cloud Computing Price War There’s little question that the business world is a competitive place, but probably no area in ...
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Moving Your Enterprise Apps To The Cloud Is A Business Decision

Moving Your Enterprise Apps Whether it be enterprise apps or any other, if there is any heavy data that is ...
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Four Reasons Why CIOs Must Transform IT Into ITaaS To Survive

CIOs Must Transform IT The emergence of the Cloud and its three delivery models of Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), ...
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Scale Matters in the Enterprise Cloud

The Enterprise Cloud What used to be an unknown and mysterious term, “the cloud” is now a common and mostly ...
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Cloud Computing – A Requirement For Greater Innovation

Cloud Computing Innovation Sao Paulo, Brazil has had trouble with both energy and water supplies as of late. Despite it ...
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