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IT Briefcase Interview: Simplicity, Security, and Scale – The Future for MSPs

IT Briefcase Interview: Simplicity, Security, and Scale – The Future for MSPs

In this interview, JumpCloud’s Antoine Jebara, co-founder and GM of MSP Products offers his perspective on developments in the MSP space, what successful MSPs are doing to stay ahead of threats and challenges, and what the future of AI...

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How Ending Hybrid Work Will Reshape Your 9 to 5

June 19, 2024 No Comments

In the wake of the pandemic, hybrid work became the norm for many organizations, offering flexibility and a new dynamic to the traditional 9 to 5 grind. However, as we gradually move towards a post-pandemic era, many companies are reassessing their remote work policies.

Why Your Organization Needs a Dedicated Anti-Ransomware Solution

June 14, 2024 No Comments

It would have been impossible to read the news over the last few months without seeing headlines littered with articles about the breach of Change Healthcare, a subsidiary of UHG, one of the largest healthcare providers in the US. Change Healthcare processes billions of dollars in insurance to healthcare providers, and the attack caused major disruption to patient care as well as financial hardship for healthcare providers.

6 Reasons to Back Up Your Business Cloud Data

June 11, 2024 No Comments

Even before the digital age, data has always been of extreme importance for businesses. Data can include anything from invoices and customer information to business permits and budget plans. And just as data is of vital interest to enterprises, so is data protection. Disaster can strike at any minute, and in this day and age, it’s important not to have just one copy of all files and data. Having a good contingency plan is a must for any business that aims to keep operating without difficulty regardless of the circumstances.

IBM’s Free AI Fundamentals Course

March 15, 2024 No Comments

Tweet What is IBM WatsonX? IBM WatsonX is a business-ready AI and data platform designed to empower organizations with advanced capabilities in artificial intelligence and data analytics. Built on IBM’s renowned Watson technology, WatsonX offers a comprehensive suite of tools and services to help businesses harness the power of their data for strategic decision-making and […]

How Does Artificial Intelligence Benefit the Software Testing Process?

March 11, 2024 No Comments

The integration of Artificial Intelligence (AI) has ushered in a new era of innovation and efficiency across nearly every industry. What has surprised many is the fact that AI has made a significant impact in the creative industries, where oftentimes it was predicted to take over more medial and repeatable tasks like data entry and the like.

Digital Transformation EXPO Manchester 2024

March 5, 2024 No Comments

Digital Transformation EXPO Manchester (DTX) is the North’s biggest enterprise IT and technology event, sharing the latest developments in cloud, infrastructure, data, devops and cyber security. Part of Manchester Tech Week, this event will be co-located alongside Unified Communications EXPO (UCX), the leading event on digital workplace tooling and customer contact strategy. 

How Technology Is Changing How EMS Works

February 29, 2024 No Comments

In an era of rapid technological evolution, Emergency Medical Services (EMS) have experienced transformative advancements in changing the dynamics of emergency response and patient care for the better. From advanced dispatch systems to sophisticated medical equipment, technology helps enhance the efficiency, reliability, and effectiveness of EMS, saving more lives and improving patient outcomes.

Benefits of Hiring Award-winning IT Support For Your Business

February 28, 2024 No Comments

In today’s rapidly evolving digital landscape, the backbone of any successful business is its IT support. With the rise in cyber threats, the complexity of operations, and the relentless pursuit of efficiency, the caliber of your IT support can significantly influence your business’s resilience, growth, and innovation.

Gartner Identity & Access Management Summit

February 19, 2024 No Comments

Tweet 4 – 5 March 2024 | London, U.K. Security leaders must evolve their IAM toward an identity-first approach that puts identity-based controls at the heart of your organization’s protection architecture to enhance its cybersecurity posture, while delivering digital transformation and business value. Attend Gartner Identity & Access Management Summit to place you and your team at […]


Building A Resilient Cybersecurity Infrastructure: An Essential Guide     

February 6, 2024 No Comments

In an era where a single cyber attack can cripple a company overnight, the importance of cybersecurity has skyrocketed. As businesses intertwine more deeply with technology, their vulnerability to digital threats escalates.

How To Leverage Software For Enhanced Transparency And Data Insights

January 29, 2024 No Comments

Technology stands as a cornerstone of growth and innovation. As we navigate through an era where digital transformation dictates market trends, the role of technology in driving business success becomes increasingly crucial. Companies now recognize that leveraging technology is not just an option, but a necessity for staying competitive. This recognition extends to the realm of data management and analysis.

How RNGs Get Practical Use In Software Solutions

January 26, 2024 No Comments

If you have ever studied even the most basic levels of coding, there are a few projects that it’s almost guaranteed you did for practice. By tradition, the first was likely the ‘Hello World’ task that’s been the standard for decades, but after that, a random number generator was probably the follow-up. Despite being a ‘beginner’ code, RNGs have a critical place in many different industries and come in many different forms.

Upskilling Cybersecurity Pros Becomes Even More Important in Turbulent Economy

January 2, 2024 No Comments

Experts note that companies are taken to task when deficiencies in their cybersecurity practices are exposed by a cybersecurity incident, and this accountability is likely to be amplified during times of economic turmoil.

5 Steps to Improve Your API Security Strategy

December 14, 2023 No Comments

APIs are the fundamental components of today’s software. They allow programmes to share information and resources seamlessly, boosting productivity and creativity. However, this ease of use has a significant downside, as APIs are frequently the focus of cyberattacks. It is crucial to strengthen your API security strategy to protect your company’s data, reputation, and the trust of your customers.

The Essential Skills You Need for a Thriving IT and Data Security Career

November 30, 2023 No Comments

In the ever-evolving landscape of technology, the realms of IT and data security stand as critical frontiers. With the increasing reliance on digital infrastructure, the demand for skilled professionals in these fields has skyrocketed. This article delves into the essential skills required to thrive in the dynamic world of IT and data security, offering insights into how one can not only survive but excel in this challenging yet rewarding career path.

Exploring the Latest EdTech Tools for Schools

November 28, 2023 No Comments

In recent years, Educational Technology (EdTech) tools have become integral to classrooms, offering innovative solutions to traditional educational challenges. These tools not only aid in delivering curriculum in more engaging and effective ways but also prepare students for a technologically advanced world. This article delves into the latest EdTech tools that are reshaping the educational experience in schools.

AI and Machine Learning: The Engines Behind Personalized Recommendations

November 20, 2023 No Comments

An abundance of choices isn’t always a good thing. How many times have you stood in the cereal aisle and spent 10+ minutes picking out your breakfast? And movie night? Figuring out what to watch when thousands of movies and shows are at your fingertips can be exhausting. Luckily, technological advancements allow us to make refined decisions without taking away freedom of choice.

Understanding the Key Benefits of Synthetic Monitoring

October 5, 2023 No Comments

In the fast-paced digital landscape of today, where every second counts and user expectations are higher than ever, ensuring the performance and reliability of web applications and services is paramount. Businesses can’t afford sluggish websites or unreliable services, as these issues can lead to user frustration, abandonment, and ultimately, lost revenue.

Data Version Control: The Key to Data Reliability

September 28, 2023 No Comments

In the age of rapidly expanding data-driven technologies, the reliability of data has become paramount. Organizations are increasingly reliant on data to make informed decisions, drive business strategies, and create innovative products. 

Network vs. Cloud vs. Endpoint DLP

September 26, 2023 No Comments

For many organizations, monitoring end user access to sensitive information, as well as the movement of this data is an essential part of their cybersecurity program. Before the ubiquity of cloud platforms and hybrid work this was done with an on-premises data loss prevention tool. Today, the category has been forced to evolve to address the challenges of distributed workforces, but this transformation has been slow and not uniform across the industry.

The Role of Technology in Streamlining the P2P Process for Businesses of All Sizes

September 25, 2023 No Comments

This blog post delves into the fascinating realm of how technology is revolutionizing P2P processes, leveling the playing field for startups while empowering SMEs and large corporations alike. From automation and real-time visibility to cost savings and increased security – technology has transformed the P2P landscape providing organizations with all of the tools necessary for optimizing operations, adhering to compliance measures, and making informed decisions to stay ahead in today’s ever-evolving marketplace.

Only 24% of enterprises know where cloud apps are and who has access

September 25, 2023 No Comments

According to the report discussed here, the percentage of organisations using a single cloud identity provider (IDP) is down from 30% to 20% since last year. The other 80% are now using multiple IDPs to manage enterprise identity. Given this fragmentation, the top three cloud security concerns among enterprises are a lack of visibility into access policies (67%), identity-based threats (65%), and meeting data privacy regulations (56%). 

JumpCloud Finds IT Admins Wrestling with Tool Sprawl and Security Concerns

September 25, 2023 No Comments

The report provides updated survey results and new findings to the company’s biannual SME IT Trends Report first released in June 2021. The latest edition of the report shows that just after SMEs successfully established the new workplace normal following the pandemic, significant turbulence in the greater macroeconomic environment has threatened to upend the system again.

The Evolution of Networking and Security: Embracing a Unified Approach

September 21, 2023 No Comments

In today’s digital age, networking and security have become crucial aspects of any organization’s IT infrastructure. With the increasing complexity and sophistication of cyber threats, it is essential to adopt a unified approach that integrates networking and security seamlessly. That being said, let’s explore the evolution of networking and security, as well as the advantages of embracing a unified approach in a bit more detail, shall we?

Optimizing Outlook Efficiency: Stellar Merge Mailbox for Outlook In-Depth Review

September 19, 2023 No Comments

Merging mailboxes is a common practice when you want to combine emails and messages from different user inboxes. But, doing a manual merge is cumbersome and error-prone. This is where tools like the Stellar Merge Mailbox for Outlook come in handy for merging PST files. Read on to know more about this tool and why you must use it.

Cybersecurity awareness training strengthens prevention measures against advanced hacking threats

September 15, 2023 No Comments

The healthcare industry was recently hit hard by data breaches due to a ransomware attack that disrupted hospital systems across multiple American states for over a week. Medical providers are being targeted by cybercriminals due to the sensitive information they keep — such as medical files and personal and billing information — which can be lucrative for cybercriminals to use or sell on the dark web.

NIST Releases Quantum-safe Cryptography Standards: What Happens Now?

August 29, 2023 No Comments

This release signals to companies everywhere the need to take immediate steps toward updating their cryptographic systems and software to these quantum-safe algorithms, once finalized, well ahead of the arrival of quantum computers. Companies that delay in implementing these updates may be at risk for a predicted spike in “harvest now – decrypt later” strategies undertaken by bad actors who compromise systems today to collect encrypted data, with the intention of decrypting it later with quantum computers.

Where to Offer 3D Modeling Outsourcing Services

August 23, 2023 No Comments

3D modeling is applied to almost every area where it can be useful to deliver perspective on objects in three dimensions. Objects can be physically produced using 3D printing or shown as a 2D image once they have been modeled. In this guide, we will have compiled a list of industries where 3D modeling outsourcing services can be offered.

IT Briefcase Interview: Simplicity, Security, and Scale – The Future for MSPs

August 7, 2023 No Comments

In this interview, JumpCloud’s Antoine Jebara, co-founder and GM of MSP Products offers his perspective on developments in the MSP space, what successful MSPs are doing to stay ahead of threats and challenges, and what the future of AI means for IT and those managing it.

AI & Data Migration: Transforming modern-day business operations

July 26, 2023 No Comments

Let’s dive into how implementing artificial intelligence and data migration is helping businesses in the contemporary chaotic marking condition. Simply, artificial intelligence is the humanization of computer science that helps function in building systems and processes.