Technology has made the workplace much more complex. In a small office, the onslaught of technology and the need to keep pace has made it necessary to outsource at least some IT functions. According to recent research conducted by IDG, a quarter of IT workload is now outsourced, compared to 18 percent two years ago. […]
Cyber attacks are already in the news day after day, and some experts forecast an escalation in 2017. The reason for the predicted increase? Human behavior.
The Department of Homeland Security took advantage of Cybersecurity Awareness Month to encourage both businesses and end users to improve their security hygiene.
Cybersecurity: expect the unexpected Even though they are a nuisance, there is a reason your office building holds regular fire drills. If there really is an emergency, everyone will (or should) know how to act.
When talking about networks that have been hacked or breached, the default assumption is that it was someone on the outside, a nefarious individual trying to steal sensitive corporate data.
There’s been a major shift in IT-related spending. An IDG Research Services survey, conducted on behalf of Datalink, found that IT investment is now driven by business goals, rather than, as in the past, by needs and upgrades.
Smart companies have security plans and protocols in place. Smarter companies regularly survey their security measures to ensure 1) systems are working properly and 2) no unforeseen vulnerabilities are surfacing.
The best is yet to come? The digital revolution is still in its infancy. A year ago, Greg Satell wrote an opinion piece in Forbes, stating, “If you take a closer look, you’ll find that almost all of the gains have come from sectors that use IT extensively.
There are two primary reasons why your smartphone is more likely to be hacked than other devices, according to Paul Hill, senior consultant with SystemExperts: the physical security of the devices and the use of untrustworthy networks.
Outdated PowerPoint decks and overconfident digital natives are just two of the ways businesses wind up at risk.