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2022 Business Spend Management Benchmark Report

2022 Business Spend Management Benchmark Report

Read the 2022 Coupa Benchmark Report to explore 20 powerful benchmarks to help unite your organization by the power of spend.

Cloud Security: Understanding “Shared Responsibility” … and Keeping Up Best Security Practices

Cloud Security: Understanding “Shared Responsibility” … and Keeping Up Best Security Practices

Cloud computing has been around for many years now, with its primary driver being the need to increase agility and reduce the cost of doing business. While there has always been concern about data security in cloud computing, the...





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DATA and ANALYTICS 

Remediation Tips for Cybersecurity

May 10, 2022 No Comments

Companies employ a wide range of techniques and defences to protect themselves from malicious actors on the internet. These tools and defences include things like intrusion prevention systems, intrusion detection systems, and other logging tools. In the early stages of software development, several SAST and other tools are being used to detect software flaws that have not yet been discovered.

Zero Trust: A Complete Beginner’s Guide

May 3, 2022 No Comments

Comprehensive attacks such as cyber-attacks have been increasing day by day and can threaten the security of companies and institutions. These attacks make effective security approaches and measure a necessity. The Zero Trust model, which is among these security approaches, adds an effective dimension to the concept of cyber security and makes it difficult for malicious people and software.

6 Pros and Cons of a Career in Data Science

May 2, 2022 No Comments

Before looking at the pros and cons of working in data science, you will want to know precisely what a data scientist does. In the most basic terms, a data scientist uses data to solve complex business problems. Using advanced techniques, you would take raw data from a broad range of sources and nurture it through programs, tools, and automated technologies in order to gain valuable insights.

What is the Future of Computer Science Research?

April 29, 2022 No Comments

The future of Computer Science research looks bright today more than ever before. If you look at salaries in most companies, you will realize that Computer Science graduates start with higher salaries compared to most graduates in other professions. In addition, technological advancement has increased the demand for Computer Science graduates to a point where they now have the luxury of choosing the industry and job that they would like.

Top Strategies to Prevent Mobile App Fraud

April 22, 2022 No Comments

The information age has brought with it not only incredible new technologies that are making the world a better place, but also fresh ways for crooks and con artists to exploit victims. Mobile app fraud is a major example of the ever-escalating wave of cybercrime, and so it’s important to think about how best to prevent malicious activities from impacting your own projects.

Companies Are Leveraging These Top Technologies Today

April 20, 2022 No Comments

Rapid advancements in technology are enhancing how companies operate. Leading businesses are enhancing workflow, research, customer service, cybersecurity, and more with these new tools. Let’s learn what some of them are.

How to Ensure That Your Organization is Safe from Cyberattacks

April 20, 2022 No Comments

With cybersecurity dangers on the rise, companies are in the habit of adding more protocols and tools that protect their business from expensive cyber breaches. On average, every company nowadays has at least 35 security points — ways to protect their network and systems. Nevertheless, attacks keep happening and hackers manage to find vulnerabilities they can exploit — even when it comes to businesses that have multiple security points.

2022 Business Spend Management Benchmark Report

April 20, 2022 No Comments

Read the 2022 Coupa Benchmark Report to explore 20 powerful benchmarks to help unite your organization by the power of spend.

Truth and myths about Virtual Private Networks

April 18, 2022 No Comments

Virtual private networks (VPNs) are getting more and more popular. You can hear that they are used by company employees, influencers or just ordinary users who want to see a serial that is not available in their country. However, the more people use VPNs, the more diverse myths surrounding them arise. Therefore, in this text it will be reviewed which information is true and which is false when it comes to VPNs. Let us have a look!

5 Ways Technology Can Help Your Construction Business

April 18, 2022 No Comments

What can you do to ensure your construction business is at the top of its game? There are plenty of new technologies available to help you get ahead of the competition and deliver top-tier results. This guide will cover five technological advances that can help your construction business boom.

Solving the Mystery Behind Credit Card Bonus Offers

April 14, 2022 No Comments

Credit cards and all kinds of special offers abound everywhere. So, how are consumers supposed to know which ones to go for? It can be quite confusing but savvy shoppers know that they can always count on MoneySmart for all of the inside info about all things money-related and especially credit card offers.

NASA Increases Investment in US Small Businesses for Artemis Lunar Technology

April 4, 2022 No Comments

NASA has selected four U.S. small businesses to mature a range of technologies for sustainable exploration of the Moon under the Artemis program. Through Artemis, the first woman and next man will land on the Moon in 2024. Later in the decade, NASA and its partners will establish a sustainable presence on the Moon.

Must-Have Features Of Help Desk Software

April 1, 2022 No Comments

Investing in help desk tools is a great way to create unmatched customer experiences that put you ahead of your competition. But investing in help desk software may not make the difference you wish to get if it doesn’t have the suitable features. The right features can vary from one industry to another. However, there are some standard must-have features irrespective of your industry. If you are new to using help desk software or want to invest in one, this post highlights the bare minimum features you may need to have on your help-desk software.

How Edge Computing Makes Real-Time Applications Enterprise Grade

April 1, 2022 No Comments

Real-time applications are the key way in which digital transformation initiatives are being implemented. But these systems are notoriously hard to develop, deploy, and maintain, let alone make enterprise-grade. By bringing edge computing to the development table, and making it a fundamental part of the application, these digital transformation solutions are better suited to handle the data loads and performance requirements necessary for enterprise-grade solutions.

A Guide to Causal AI

March 30, 2022 No Comments

If you still think that a world run on artificial intelligence (AI) is a futuristic phenomenon, think again. The technology is here, and it could be running more systems that touch your daily life than you imagine. The good news is that artificial intelligence is growing and developing to become more valuable to us every day, and one of these developments is causal AI. But what makes this form different, and could your business benefit from it? Check out this quick guide to causal AI, and learn more about where the world is going.

Dark Web Hackers: What Do They Tend to Focus Their Attacks On?

March 29, 2022 No Comments

Out of all of the things you can find on the dark web, perhaps one of the few positive finds is that of giving the general public a vast library of knowledge about criminal activity. With this crucial knowledge at hand, prospective cyber security companies can get invaluable information about where hackers are focusing all of their energy, and this research is essential to the overall protection of society.

Google Workplace SPF Tutorial – How to Set Up Email Authentication

March 28, 2022 No Comments

Google workplace provides a great way for businesses to communicate and collaborate with their employees. However, to take full advantage of the features Google workplace offers, it is important to set up email authentication. In this Google workspace SPF tutorial, we will show you how to set up SPF records for your Google workplace email address.

Continuous Design Outsmarts Disruption: A Blueprint for Supply Chain Resiliency

March 25, 2022 No Comments

In this ebook we discuss how continuous design can reduce risk, improve resilience, and turn supply chain challenges into a competitive advantage.

4 Future IT Trends and Predictions You Should Keep an Eye On

March 24, 2022 No Comments

The year is 2025. Companies are evolving to digital changes and remaining operations to survive and prosper in a new normal. Leaders in the technology industry are seeking innovative methods to create business success while staying ahead of changing client expectations and needs. That all sounds good, but what does this future actually look like? What kind of innovations can we expect to transform the upcoming year and beyond?

How to Protect Your App from Insider Threats and External Breaches

March 21, 2022 No Comments

Besides budding entrepreneurs and businesses, hackers also have a keen interest in web applications. Their interactive design creates potential flaws that can be exploited to breach and steal sensitive information. Half of all data breaches start with web applications, and attacks that target web apps are on the rise. What’s more, a staggering nine out of ten apps are vulnerable to cyberattacks. Therefore, it’s highly likely that your web application is going to be a target.

Why Use a Service Mesh in Your Kubernetes Environment

March 21, 2022 No Comments

As applications grow in complexity, their networking, and management requirements also increase. Application components are decoupled with the popularity of microservices-based architectures, bringing unparalleled flexibility and modularity both in development and management. However, users must ensure that there is proper connectivity between different components and resources to facilitate these complex decoupled architectures. It can be a complex and time-consuming task. Service meshes come into play here by offering a dedicated infrastructure layer to control network communications.

Why Is EOS Not Living Up to Its Potential?

March 21, 2022 No Comments

Many crypto projects, like EOS, are built on an amazing list of promises and claims. The promise of no transaction costs built hype, as did the provision of infrastructure to deal with large numbers of transactions at once. There were news conferences, huge marketing efforts, and a media circus that contributed to a huge interest in EOS, and as a result, a significant sum of money was raised from investors.

Cloud Security: Understanding “Shared Responsibility” … and Keeping Up Best Security Practices

March 10, 2022 No Comments

Cloud computing has been around for many years now, with its primary driver being the need to increase agility and reduce the cost of doing business. While there has always been concern about data security in cloud computing, the biggest test on the technology came in 2020 as many organizations shifted to cloud computing to allow their employees to work from home.

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: State of the Cloud 2022

March 9, 2022 No Comments

In this interview, Brian Adler, Senior Director of Cloud Market Strategy at Flexera, highlights how businesses can keep pace with cloud trends. Read More >>>

How to keep apps 99.99% high-available and high-performing

March 4, 2022 No Comments

In this technological era, there is a high chance of system interruptions that results in the inaccessibility of the apps, so the availability and performance of apps are of high priority among the users. When the availability of apps becomes extremely difficult, the companies have to adopt some approaches to solve this problem and provide highly available apps as well as high performance.

Utilizing Wavelength Services for Data Center Connectivity

February 28, 2022 No Comments

As data center utilization and the creation of data by modern enterprises continues to boom, enterprises are constantly evaluating the most efficient solutions for moving data into, out of, and within their data center and colocation environments. Wavelength services have been growing in popularity in recent years as a high bandwidth, often low-cost alternative for data center connectivity. Here’s why.

WHAT COMPANIES NEED TO KNOW ABOUT CHATBOTS

February 25, 2022 No Comments

More and more companies are using AI-based systems for voice, messaging, or text communication with visitors to websites and online stores. Often, such chatbots are also used on platforms such as Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp or to respond to SMS messages. They are programmed to answer questions and perform tasks.

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: How to Secure the Software Supply Chain

February 23, 2022 No Comments

In this interview, Alex Rybak, Director of Product Management at Revenera reflects on current risks posed to the software supply chain and offers best practices for protecting it. Read More >>>

Tech Solutions To Reduce Business Downtime

February 22, 2022 No Comments

Reduced productivity is one of the main drawbacks of downtime. And in today’s highly competitive business environment characterized by 24x7x365 operation, uptime and round-the-clock service are crucial for your company’s success. Therefore, the last thing you want is the slightest business downtime; otherwise, your business won’t have an edge over its other competitors in the industry.

How To Use Data To Support Business Growing Pains

February 16, 2022 No Comments

After a lean couple of years in many cases for business owners due to the global pandemic and other challenges, there’s nothing more exciting than seeing a venture moving ahead in leaps and bounds. However, growth isn’t always the easiest thing to keep up with, plan for, or manage when it happens. If you have rapid growth, this can be even trickier. To give your business the best chance of long-term success and maximize the expansion you’re seeing right now, it helps to follow a few essential strategies.

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