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Gartner Data & Analytics Summit March 11 – 13, 2024 | Orlando, FL

February 7, 2024 No Comments

Tweet Now is the time for data and analytics leaders to mobilize the synergy of human expertise, data, analytics and AI to optimize business value and outcomes by making the best connected decisions. Gartner Data & Analytics Summit 2024, March 11 – 13, in Orlando, FL, brings together CDAOs, and their data and analytics teams […]

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.

Securing Your Data: Cybersecurity Strategies for Robust Protection

January 30, 2024 No Comments

In the digital age, the security of your data is paramount. With cyber threats evolving at an alarming rate, it’s crucial to stay ahead of potential risks. This article delves into effective cybersecurity strategies to ensure your data remains protected, offering insights and solutions to common security challenges.

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.

Facebook Abandons PGP Encryption; Should Others Do the Same?

January 19, 2024 No Comments

Tweet by Jeff Broth In December 2023, Facebook terminated the PGP encryption feature for its emails. This was around eight years after the feature was introduced to protect the emails sent by Facebook to its users. Facebook’s reason for this decision is rather straightforward and unexciting: low usage. From a business point of view, the […]

Improve IaC Security & Compliance: A Terrascan Guide

January 12, 2024 No Comments

Terrascan is an open-source tool designed to examine Infrastructure-as-Code deployments for possible issues concerning security and compliance. While it shares a part of its name with the popular IaC tool Terraform, it is not related to it. Terraform is from HashiCorp while Terrascan is from Accurics, a tech company specializing in infrastructure automation software.

Safeguarding Your Business Against Fraudulent Threats

January 3, 2024 No Comments

there are several effective strategies you can implement to fortify your defenses against fraud. Let’s explore some essential measures to keep your business safe and secure.

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.

Data Protection vs. CSPM: Which Takes Priority?

December 20, 2023 No Comments

While both data protection and CSPM play crucial roles in a holistic cybersecurity strategy, they address distinct aspects of security, each contributing to a comprehensive defense posture. In this article, we will explore what CSPM and data protection are and which one should be used and prioritized.

A Closer Look Into the Intersection of APIs and Data Privacy

December 20, 2023 No Comments

Cloud solutions replicate the behavior of the human brain. Data passed and processed through neurons is similar to the information transmitted over the wire as bits and handled by API endpoints. Just like a little distraction can disrupt the complete thought process, a loophole in the API security or behavior can lead to the interception of data, jeopardizing security and data privacy.

IoT Security: The Cyber Trust Mark Program

December 19, 2023 No Comments

In this article, we’ll turn to the USA’s Cyber Trust Mark, touching on how it works, what it does, and how consumers can use it to stay safer when buying smart devices. Let’s dive right in.

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.

How to Start Combating Cyberattacks in 2024 NOW

December 8, 2023 No Comments

Cyberattacks continue to rise, and so organizations must prioritize proper cybersecurity measures now, rather than wait until they become victim to implement them. Hornetsecurity’s 2024 Cyber Security Report highlights what organizations need to be aware of in the year ahead to protect themselves and their employees from falling victim to cyberattacks.

Bridging Bytes: How IT Innovations are Connecting Us

December 6, 2023 No Comments

Technology has transformed the way we connect and communicate. From smartphones to social media, IT innovations continue to bring people closer together across distances and divides. However, with rapid advancements also come new challenges that highlight the need for responsible and ethical progress.

Strategies for Finding Your Dream Job in Data Security

November 30, 2023 No Comments

The field of data security is more vital and exciting than ever. With cyber threats on the rise and companies increasingly valuing their digital assets, there’s a growing demand for skilled data security professionals. But how do you find your dream job in this competitive field? This article explores strategies that can help you not only enter the data security industry but also find a role that fulfills your passions and ambitions.

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.

How to Protect Your Phone from Hackers: A Comprehensive Guide

November 27, 2023 No Comments

Hackers are constantly devising new ways to exploit our smartphones. In this comprehensive guide, we will explore the various threats your phone faces and provide a detailed guide on how to protect it from hackers.

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.

Top 5 API Security Best Practices

November 5, 2023 No Comments

Tweet How to secure your digital estate IT teams have been faced with the call to secure their organization’sdigital estate while dealing with shrinking budgets. IT leadersmust balance the impossible task of ensuring every API is securewithout sacrificing time. And there is a lot at stake if security is nottaken seriously. Customer trust is slow […]

Powering Security at the Speed of the Business

November 1, 2023 No Comments

Tweet Why the FortiGate Next-Generation Firewall Is at the Apex of the Industry Stolen data fuels a highly profitable cyber-crime economy, one where organizations are under constant attack. In response, network engineering and operations leaders are in search of network and security solutions that increase network visibility, enable immediate threat intelligence sharing, and unlock automated […]

Addressing GDPR Compliance

October 27, 2023 No Comments

This article provides several key requirements of the GDPR and maps them to Oracle Data Security features. While the GDPR mandates many different data protection and governance principles and requirements (such as cross border data transfers), this paper covers only those key GDPR data protection security principles that may be addressed by Oracle Data Security features.

How AI is Changing the Security Audit Process

October 20, 2023 No Comments

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is an approach to computer science aimed at creating intelligent software tools to perform tasks traditional software cannot. AI-powered software can be used to automate tasks, analyze large volumes of data, and make decisions without human intervention. Security audits are one of the many areas AI tools have proven immensely valuable. Because AI tools can ingest, analyze, and spot patterns in vast amounts of data, they enable auditors to test more thoroughly and efficiently.

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.

Step-by-Step Guide: How to Seamlessly Migrate from Exchange to Office 365

October 2, 2023 No Comments

For any firm, migrating from an on-premises Exchange server to Office 365 is a major endeavor. This procedure entails a number of complex stages, careful preparation, and thorough knowledge of Office 365 migration techniques. We will lead you through the process of smoothly migrating to Office 365 step-by-step in this comprehensive tutorial.

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. 

Stellar Data Recovery Technician – RAID data recovery software for Windows

September 28, 2023 No Comments

Tweet by Kamesh Singh Data is crucial for businesses, and not having it can lead to significant problems. Data recovery is the process of retrieving lost, deleted, corrupted, or inaccessible data. In enterprise IT, data recovery means restoring data from a backup to a computer, server, or external storage. What is RAID and RAID data […]

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.

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?