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International Data Privacy Laws: Consistently Inconsistent

By Daren Glenister | July 24, 2017

International Data Privacy Laws Many multinational enterprises are faced with a plethora of restrictions and regulations both in their home countries and in the countries where they conduct business. While some of these laws are similar, many are not, which…

73% Are Using Internet Of Things Data To Improve Their Business

By Louis Columbus | July 14, 2017

Internet Of Things Data According to the Cisco Visual Networking Index, M2M connections will represent 46% of connected devices by 2020. 95% of execs surveyed plan to launch an IoT business within three years. These and many other insights are…

Malware Will Cripple Cloud And IoT Infrastructure If Not Contained

By CloudTweaks | July 10, 2017

The Malware Cloud Concern This year we’ve had two cyber attacks in which malware was used to cripple government computer systems. Unless counter-measures are deployed, similar malware attacks can be used against cloud and IoT infrastructure. 2017 started with the…

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Death of Traditional Enterprise Storage

By David Gildea | September 18, 2017

Traditional Enterprise Storage Back in 2003, Chris Pinkham and Benjamin Black, two engineers working for Amazon.com, proposed a dramatic overhaul of the company’s computing infrastructure. In a paper written for CEO Jeff Bezos, the pair envisioned a new system that…

A Ray of Digital Sunshine During a Hurricane Portends Big Changes in One of the World’s Largest Industries

By John Pientka | September 18, 2017

A Ray of Digital Sunshine Here’s something that will bring a smile: As hurricane Irma was about to slam into Florida, Elon Musk boosted the maximum range for evacuating Tesla owners for free and remotely. A very neat trick but…

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Was the Data Just Too Big? Inside the Equifax Hack

By Daniel Matthews | September 15, 2017

Inside the Equifax Hack Equifax is a gigantic financial organization, the entire livelihood of which revolves around collecting and analyzing consumer credit data to assign credit scores. If any organization knows how to handle big data and keep it secure,…

Mobile App Usage Shifts to Business and Technology

By Kiril Kirilov | September 15, 2017

Mobile Business Apps Mobile apps used to be a dream come true for game developers and studios but the latest consumer surveys show a lasting shift to travel, business and technology applications. In the first half of 2017, mobile apps…

Driving Transformation? It is possible to predict the future.

By Paul Boris | September 14, 2017

Driving Transformation Previously, I wrote about the criticality of defining the Vision for your transformation – what is your real objective, how will it transform your business and what will be the outcome for your customers. But as Henry Ford said, “Vision without…

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Startup Fund Raising Through An Initial Coin Offering (ICO)

By Kiril Kirilov | September 14, 2017

What Is An Initial Coin Offering (ICO)? Do you possess Bitcoin or another cryptocurrency? If so, you can easily invest in a growing number of startups raising funds through Initial Coin Offering (ICO) instead of Initial Public Offering (IPO). IPOs…

What Skills Do I Need to Become a Data Scientist?

By Ronald van Loon | September 13, 2017

Becoming a Data Scientist Leveraging the use of big data, as an insight-generating engine, has driven the demand for data scientists at enterprise-level, across all industry verticals. Whether it is to refine the process of product development, help improve customer…

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2017 Ponemon Institute Study Finds SMBs are a Huge Target for Hackers

By CloudBuzz | September 19, 2017

Negligent Employees and Poor Password Policies are the Weakest Links Negligent employees are the #1 root cause behind data breaches across North America and the UK Ransomware is hitting SMBs hard with more than 50% experiencing an attack Attacks are becoming costlier…

Virtual Reality: Coming Soon to a Cubicle Near You?

By CloudBuzz | September 18, 2017

Cisco invites customers to experiment with Cisco Spark in VR SAN JOSE, CA–(Marketwired – Sep 18, 2017) – Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) thinks it is only a matter of time before virtual reality makes a major impact on all sorts of industries…

Hackers compromised free CCleaner software, Avast’s Piriform says

By CloudBuzz | September 18, 2017

Hackers compromised free CCleaner software SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Hackers broke into British company Piriform’s free software for optimizing computer performance last month potentially allowing them to control the devices of more than two million users, the company and independent…

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CyberHub Summit Welcomes Shark Tank’s Robert Herjavec to Cybersecurity Summit November 8-9, 2017, Atlanta, GA

Atlanta, GA, hosts inaugural International Cybersecurity Summit, November 8-9, OMNI Hotel @ CNN Center ATLANTA, Sept. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — “CyberHub Summit is an essential conference for C-suite level executives to attend,” says Karin Zalcberg, Israeli-born US-based Cybersecurity executive and CEO of CyberHub Summit. “Look at what…