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Four Puzzling Issues of Identity Authentication

By Hitoshi Kokumai / October 24, 2018

Four Puzzling Issues of Identity Authentication – Takeaways from Consumer Identity World USA 2018 – Introduction The so-called password-less authentication, if implemented literally, would lead us to a world where we are deprived of the chances and means to get

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Breached Data

No Google+? No Problem

By Daniel Matthews / October 18, 2018

No doubt you heard about the death of Google+? The reports of the death of Google+ are not exaggerated. But it’s an exaggeration to say that Google shut it down because of a data breach. Rather, Google shut it down

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How Norway’s Fatland beat back ransomware thanks to a rapid backup and recovery data protection stack

By Dana Gardner / October 17, 2018

The next BriefingsDirect strategic storage and business continuity case study discussion explores how Norway’s venerable meat processing business, Fatland, relied on rapid backup and recovery solutions to successfully defended against a nasty ransomware attack. The comprehensive backup and recovery stack allowed Fatland’s production processing systems to snap

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Infosec thought leaders

How a Connection Broker Manages Complexity and Remote Access in Hyperconverged and Hybrid Environments

By Karen Gondoly / October 16, 2018

Remote Access in Hyperconverged and Hybrid Environments Consolidating desktop workloads in the datacenter using hyperconverged infrastructure and virtualization optimizes resources, reduces power consumption, and saves money. However, managing the complexity of a consolidated datacenter, along with public cloud resources, presents

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Apcela

After the SD-WAN: leveraging data and AI to optimize network operations

By Mark Casey / October 15, 2018

AI to Optimize Network Operations Increasing numbers of companies have implemented SD-WAN technology, thanks to benefits like higher performance, lower cost, and greater business agility compared to WAN services built on MPLS. But industry experts note that there can be

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How AI Revolutionizes the Industrial Sector

By Ronald van Loon / October 11, 2018

Breakneck speed, unprecedented development and unhindered feasibility are just some of the phrases attached to the spread of Artificial Intelligence across various industries. AI today is at an important junction with huge potential for market growth. Currently valued at around

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Protect Your Small Business

Why Nonprofits Might Be at Higher Risk for Cyberattacks

By Kayla Matthews / October 10, 2018

Cyberattacks On Nonprofits Today’s society is one where any organization operating online is theoretically at risk for cyberattacks. Such incidents could tarnish reputations, result in profit and data losses and even get so severe that they force the attacked organizations

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Predict ► Prescribe ► Prevent Analytics Value Cycle

By Bill Schmarzo / October 10, 2018

Predict ► Prescribe ► Prevent Organizations looking for justification to move beyond legacy reporting, should review this little ditty from the healthcare industry: The Institute of Medicine (IOM) estimates that the United States loses $750 billion annually to medical fraud,

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GDPR Compliance

Avoid Breaking the Bank to Protect Your IT by Automating These 3 Departments

By Brad Thies / October 9, 2018

Protect Your IT by Automating In the big data world, companies have more information than any human (or team of humans) can consume. New software arrives every minute, servers go up and down, data streams in, and businesses still expect

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Survey results reveal the biggest Artificial Intelligence challenges

By Richard Gall / October 8, 2018

Biggest Artificial Intelligence Challenges We’ve been told countless times over the past few years what an impact Artificial Intelligence (AI) is going to have on all our lives. But while it’s true that Artificial Intelligence will certainly provide some huge

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