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Network Access Controls in the Age of Enterprise Mobility

April 23, 2018 No Comments

Enterprise mobility is an approach to work in which companies allow their team members to work from anywhere using a variety of devices and applications. The term “Enterprise Mobility” typically covers both the mobility of corporate data as well as the mobility of team members. This includes the use of mobile devices, such as smartphones, tablets and laptops for business purposes, from anywhere – in the office, at home and in transit to remote cities or countries, while maintaining access to corporate data, communications and programs.

Helpful Cyber Security Tips for 2018

April 18, 2018 No Comments

There are many threats prevalent in today’s world. Cybercrime is one of the threats which acts as a ‘sweet poison’. It slowly enters into our world, pickpockets the relevant information and flies away like time. The only super-hero who can fight against this villain is Cyber Security. The government, military, corporate, medical and financial organizations collect process and store huge amount of data on computers and other devices.

Enhance and Upgrade Enterprise Security with Efficient Management of Digital Certificates

April 13, 2018 No Comments

Enterprises are aiming to automate all verticals of their businesses in 2018, whether that be their network infrastructures, processes, workflows or products. However, most enterprises focus the majority of their time on streamlining these larger business processes, and tend to lose sight of smaller yet critical components of their digital businesses. One area that is often overlooked and mistakenly taken for granted is the digital certificate.

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: Fighting Crime with Forensic Software

April 10, 2018 No Comments

In this interview, we talk to Dr. John Buckleton about the increasing use of forensic DNA software in solving criminal cases. Dr. Buckleton is one of the developers of STRmix™, a sophisticated forensic software used to resolve mixed DNA profiles previously considered too complex to interpret.

How Machine Learning Is Helping Prevent Fraud Through Faster Detection

April 10, 2018 No Comments

The Federal Trade Commission fielded 1.1 million complaints of fraud in 2017, according to the latest FTC Consumer Sentinel Network Data Book. Consumers lost $905 million to fraud last year, an increase of $63 million from 2016. Over one in five people who reported a complaint experienced a financial loss, with a median loss of $429. To fight this wave of fraud, one tool merchants and financial providers are turning to is machine learning, empowered by artificial intelligence (AI). Here’s how AI-powered machine learning is helping companies improve their efforts to fight fraud.

Three of the Latest and Greatest Ideas in Technology

April 9, 2018 No Comments

When it comes to the fastest growing ideas in technology and business, they are being driven by the digital innovation the world is seeing. These changes affect every industry. And if you want to compete in the coming years, you need to understand what these growing ideas are and why they have taken hold. That way, you can stand out from the competition and grow your market share.

How New Touch Screen Technology Is Stimulating Innovation

April 7, 2018 No Comments

Ever since touch screen technology emerged in in the 1970s, it has been linked to a wide array of breakthroughs in industries as diverse as logistics, computing, entertainment, and the military. As touch screens have become more sophisticated, they have opened up new possibilities for developers to create products that would not have been imaginable without high quality, responsive touchscreens. Just as the smartphone revolution was made possible by the projected capacitive (PCAP) touch screen, new developments in resistive screen technology are now fuelling new applications for kiosks, industrial control panels, and mobile computing devices.

Mainframe Modernization: Debunking the Myths

April 5, 2018 No Comments

In today’s agile enterprise environment, IT finds itself at a crossroad: either modernize its solutions or fall behind the technology curve. For established corporations that are relying on mainframe technologies, this reality can quickly become a nightmare. With changing enterprise demands, a growing skills gap between modern and legacy developers and decades-long investments into “big iron” technology foundations, the idea of altering technology may seem like a distant, and costly, dream.

What is Cloud Computing Architecture?

April 5, 2018 No Comments

Cloud computing is transforming the way we think about computation. It’s already big business: Microsoft and Amazon together have more than 4 million servers in their cloud computing networks. Cloud computing is getting so much buzz because it provides distinct advantages over more traditional computing models. And understanding how this technology works is essential if you want to keep up.


April 3, 2018 No Comments

In fact, we live in the era of new technologies. People use them almost in all the spheres of their lives. Also, for such technologies as smart devices, we need to use the Internet. Nowadays, the Internet plays a big role in our lives. Actually, we can use the Internet for many various purposes such as to buy or sell something, communicate with other people, study, watch movies, listen to music, even earn money, etc. But still, have you ever heard about the Industrial Internet-of-Things (IIoT)? In this article, we are going to look through the benefits of the Industrial Internet-of-Things (IIoT).

Top 10 Reasons to Outsource IT Support

April 3, 2018 No Comments

If you have IT professionals on your company’s staff, there’s a good chance you are paying a lot of money to them. The average U.S.-based IT professional makes almost $100,000 per year. It’s why so many companies are making the decision to outsource IT these days. Have you considered doing it? If so, you might be concerned about how outsourcing your IT needs could affect the overall well-being of your company. The IT professionals on your team obviously play a vital role in everything from the security of your internal computer network to the development of your company’s website.

Security Guidelines for Online Businesses

March 30, 2018 No Comments

If you have an online business, security is an ongoing concern. Your business stores so much information about you and your customers. If it got hacked, all that personal information could end up in the wrong hands, being extremely dangerous for your business’s reputation. Although it is next to impossible of setting up a foolproof system, there are steps you can take to ensure your online business is as secure as possible. You want your business not to catch the eye of a hacker, rather than being an easy target.

How To Open Torrent Files

March 27, 2018 No Comments

Today the information flow is very smooth. Every person can share the files in the internet freely. Torrent files enable many internet users to add the information online. They can be used for both personal and business purposes. These are very specific files. They do not contain the data. They simply accumulate the information about the other files, their names and sizes. They are often used in daily life by random users. You should know how to open torrent files using various methods. Then you can easily them online and download the links to favorite movies.

GDPR, Big Data & The Cloud: What It Means for Users’ Data Access, Security and Compliance

March 22, 2018 No Comments

If you are a company that handles user data in any way, you are either a Data Processor or a Data Controller. Data Processors and Data Controllers have different obligations under GDPR so figuring out which one is you is critical. There is a whole host of information out there describing GDPR in far more detail than I could ever get. However, working in an arena that is already GDPR-compliant has given me an overview on the issue, so I hope you will find value in my layperson’s approach to providing an easy to understand summary and suggestions.

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: Applying Machine Learning (ML) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) to Data Discovery, in order to Meet Business, Legal and Regulatory Goals

March 20, 2018 No Comments

Enterprise organizations around the world continue to struggle with managing exponentially growing data volumes, while at the same time trying to manage IT infrastructures that are correspondingly growing out-of-control. Instead of fighting fires, IT’s time and expertise would be better spent leveraging new and innovative technologies and methodologies – should as machine learning, artificial intelligence, and data discovery, that could positively contribute to their organization meeting its business, legal and regulatory goals. Today, we speak with Oksana Sokolovsky, CEO of Io-Tahoe, on this critical topic.

6 Cybersecurity Tips That Students Can Apply While Studying on the Internet

March 20, 2018 No Comments

My last 20 odd years has been an exciting time for technology, certainly making student life easier and a lot more functional than ever. Smartphones, wearable smart watches, tablets and mobile technology at the touch of a screen was a part of science fiction in the twentieth century but has now become a stark reality. Ask professors working in the 90’s and they’ll tell you that to fork out the relevant journal article, you’d have to dedicate hours of library time to find it and borrow it for a few hours, yet today millions of articles are available on the world wide web for you to keep at the touch of a button.

Four Insights: Simplifying IT Eliminates Workplace Stress

March 20, 2018 No Comments

Each day America’s 60 million knowledge workers are bombarded with countless emails, tedious processes and long meetings. It’s no wonder the American Institute of Stress names the workplace one of the leading sources of stress. The demands of a competitive environment and lack of control can lead to life-threating physical and emotional disorders such as increased rates of heart attacks, hypertension and anxiety.

DigiCert Replacement of Symantec-Issued Certificates Reaches Milestone

March 15, 2018 No Comments

Google and Mozilla announced a timeline last fall to gradually remove trust in Symantec root certificate authorities (CA), prior to DigiCert completing its acquisition of Symantec Website Security on Oct. 31, 2017. DigiCert began issuing trusted certificates for the Symantec, Thawte, GeoTrust and RapidSSL brands on Dec. 1, 2017, after satisfying browser requirements for replacing Symantec backend systems and processes with DigiCert ones. Since that time, DigiCert has issued millions of certificates, including both new and free replacement certificates.

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: Cloud Migrations, Security, and AWS – Analyzing the Landscape Right Now

March 14, 2018 No Comments

with Jonathan LaCour, ReliamIn this informative interview, LaCour discusses cloud strategy from a few angles, including how AWS continues to grow support for its partners and why that matters for enterprises. Read More >>>

How Businesses Can Protect Their Data

March 6, 2018 No Comments

No business is immune from the many varieties of cyber attack that seem to be taking up more and more space in the headlines. Protecting yourself early is essential for any business that wants to protect itself and its customers from the threat of cybercrime, and how you choose to tackle the rising problem can make the difference between a successful data attack and one that fails. Essentially, no matter the size of your business, you need to be looking at your security procedures, software, and hardware on a regular basis in order to ensure that you as protected as possible at all times.

Increase Your Internet Security By Doing These 6 Things

March 6, 2018 No Comments

Many individuals believe that putting anti-virus, firewall and anti-spyware software on their computers will protect them from any threats. However, having internet security means you must be a bit savvier. Regardless of these efforts, there are security holes on your system. It’s imperative that you close these gaps to ensure that your system is protected.

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: Data Breach Protection – Now Available for Small-to-Mid-Sized Organizations (Enterprises Too)

February 23, 2018 No Comments

Virtually every day, another story is being told of a large, well-known and highly respected brand suffering from a data breach incident. If organizations that are viewed to be at the top of their industry – those you would expect would have the most highly experienced and talented IT professionals and the very best technology money can buy – cannot protect themselves from infiltration, what hope could small-to-mid-sized organizations possibly have? Today, I speak with Linus Chang, CEO and founder, Scram Software on this important topic.

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: Using Big Data To Identify The Cells Already In Your Body To Fight Disease

February 23, 2018 No Comments

with Kevin Bermeister, CodondexBig data is promising to help healthcare providers take massive steps forward in treating diseases such as cancer. In this interview, we sit down with KevinBermeister, long time technology investor and innovator, about his startup Codondex. Read More >>>

Discover Real Benefits Of Secured Credit Cards

February 19, 2018 No Comments

Often people do not pay, because they do not fully understand how to pay a loan back. Such people should open secured credit cards. These products will help a person to understand how credit mechanism works. It will also help to form a positive credit score. You can access the to learn moreabout secured cards.

Cyber Identity Essentials – How Can You Protect Yourself?

February 16, 2018 No Comments

The world wide web opens countless doors but brings with it specific threats. Few consumer security threats are quite as prevalent right now as identity theft, affecting 16.7m in 2017 alone. Much of this is owed to the ever expanding scope of open communications like the IoT, cloud and preference of cloud hosting like AWS. Clearly, the stats show identity theft is a big issue.

Cloud Computing: The Good, the Bad, and the Solutions

February 7, 2018 No Comments

Cloud computing is an increasingly popular method of doing business in the modern age. Though it is a relatively simple concept to understand, at least on the surface level, the pros and cons of adopting this type of infrastructure are not quite as obvious. Here, we will go over a few of the benefits and risks to this type of system, and how some of the risks can be mitigated in order to create a more viable system for you and your workplace.

How to Understand Blockchain?

February 6, 2018 No Comments

If you want to know all about blockchain you need to sign up for special courses that will allow you to acquire all kind of information about the subject in details. Actually, blockchain is something more that just a sequence of blocks, so if you want to understand how it works you need more than just reading one article. However, if you want to get a brief info on a subject read below.

The IT Industry’s Most Prestigious Awards

February 1, 2018 No Comments

At the center of information technology is a constant goal of finding more innovation and reaching new heights in what information can help the world with. Developing these innovative ideas can often be a thankless job that has entrepreneurs and innovators experiencing frustration. While there are some instances of finding success and reaching financial goals, many of these thinkers, dreamers, and planners are often left anonymous.

Forrester Wave for Strategic Portfolio Management

January 31, 2018 No Comments

Digital Transformation requires having the best architecture. This complimentary Forrester report analyzes the top Portfolio Management products and explains their strengths and weaknesses.

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: GDPR – Are You Prepared?

January 29, 2018 No Comments

With the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) set to take effect in May, some might still be asking themselves, am I ready? There is a lot to know regarding the new regulation and it will have a major impact on many companies. So, what exactly needs to be done to prepare and what can be expected from GDPR? Paul Speciale, Chief Product Officer at Scality takes us through the important questions we should be asking ourselves as the date approaches.


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