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Ways to Improve Cyber-Security for Your Business

January 26, 2021 No Comments

The power of modern technology has completely changed the game for businesses across the world. While companies of the past had to make do with the limited technology of the times, today’s businesses can make use of modern innovations, from state of the art smartphones to social media marketing and scalable cloud storage to hit their goals and grow their brand.

Key Benefits of Endpoint Management

January 26, 2021 No Comments

With the rate of cyber-attacks hitting new heights in recent years, it’s more important than ever before for every business, great and small, to take cyber-security seriously. Whether you’re running a simple start-up or a vast multinational corporation, protecting your data, devices, customers, and connections can make a massive difference to your company’s standing in today’s world.

Why Your Business Needs an Interactive Application

January 25, 2021 No Comments

Interactivity is the principle by which information exchange takes place between all elements of the system. Simply put, it is similar to simple communication when the further remark of the interlocutor depends on your answer and vice versa. This can be contrasted with classical lectures, where those present can only listen and are not given the right to ask questions. It’s not interactivity.

Do Not Compromise Your Security over Public Networks

January 21, 2021 No Comments

Free Wi-Fi for travelers or mobile workers may be considered a wonderful resource. Or, for those who do have a low Internet quota, that is appealing. For varied reasons, they may use the internet connection, which supports their trip. In common public areas, such as airports, libraries, shops, restaurants, and hotels, free Wi-Fi can be found.

How To Make Crypto Exchange Platform

January 20, 2021 No Comments

Cryptocurrency exchange has become one of the most profitable segments of the blockchain industry. Launched in 2017, the Binance project, for example, expects a profit in the region of $ 1 billion by the end of this year. What aspects should you keep in mind when launching an “exchange platform”?

Making the Leap to 5G without Compromises

December 21, 2020 No Comments

After years of anticipation, 5G is coming of age in 2020. Gartner anticipates total investment in 5G is expected to nearly double in this year, reaching a total of about $8.1 billion. Even with headwinds from the pandemic, the growth is expected to continue, especially among communications service providers (CSPs).

Cloud Native Security: 4 Key Takeaways to Understand About This Exciting Approach

December 18, 2020 No Comments

Cloud native approach is currently the hottest discussion in the corporate town. This modern software development approach is providing organizations a competitive edge by boosting operational efficiency, robustness, and agility. It also empowers digital transformation by opening the doors of flexibility and scalability while reducing operating costs. It does this by letting providers deal with undifferentiated IT infrastructure allowing the organization to narrow down its efforts to developing apps that offer a competitive advantage, streamline different workforces, and meet its customers’ needs.

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: Safeguarding Quality and Compliance Processes Across Supply Chains

December 8, 2020 No Comments

with Sébastien Breteau, QIMAIn this informative interview, Sebastien Breteau, founder and CEO of supply chain compliance solutions provider, QIMA, discusses the growing role of digital transformation in safeguarding quality and compliance processes across brands’ supply chains. Read More >>>

How to Easily Solve all Your Technical iPhone Problems

December 8, 2020 No Comments

It’s no secret that people love their phones. We get attached to these pocket-sized devices that hold onto the contact information for every person we’ve ever met, store all our photos and videos, and connect us to others. Our phones even give us directions when we’re lost. We’re not exaggerating when we say it would be hard to go back to living without them.

How to Keep Your Online Presence Secure While Working from Home

December 2, 2020 No Comments

If you’re an Internet savvy individual, chances are that you know a thing or two about protecting your personal and confidential information. But if you work from home, then the Internet can be a very dangerous place to be. A major security risk inherent to home networks is insecure Wi-Fi networks that can be easily hacked by people who want to access your sensitive information. You probably think that your home network is safe because you have never suffered any cyber-attacks before. But your home network devices are not maintained in the same level of security as the corporate network in your company’s offices.

Cybersecurity Tips For Businesses

November 30, 2020 No Comments

Businesses of all sizes and in all industries need to make cybersecurity a priority as cybercrime is on the rise. This is a huge threat to modern-day businesses and has the potential to destroy a company, so taking strong action to protect your business, your data, and your customers is key. Cybersecurity can be daunting as it is constantly changing and developing, but this is necessary in order to keep pace with the increasingly advanced threats and actions of criminals. With this in mind, here are a few cybersecurity tips that you can use to help protect your business and have peace of mind knowing that protection is in place.

A fourth of all PCs are unprotected from virus and malware threats

November 23, 2020 No Comments

According to studies, a fourth of all the PCs in the world are not protected from viruses and malware threats. Computers with zero protection are almost six times as likely to be infected, than a system with an up-to-date antivirus. And getting your first antivirus program installed to your device is not a tough task. But you must chose a reliable brand or else the antivirus program will not be able to protect your personal information and sensitive data.

How Technology Improves Customer Retention

November 19, 2020 No Comments

Industries such as ecommerce, healthcare, learning, and more are dramatically changing the way they operate due to the rise in technology usage. Using technology can help retain customers, increase your customers’ lifetime value, and improve customer experiences. So, which technologies are available to achieve your business objectives and help to retain customers? Read on to find out.

TCP/IP vs OSI: Which Is the Better Network Communication Model?

November 18, 2020 No Comments

Also known as the internet protocol suite, the Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) model is one of the primary sets of rules for communication and the interconnection of devices on the internet. Around a decade later, the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) model was introduced. It was created with the goal of enabling interoperability among a wide range of communication systems that employ standard communication protocols.

What is the Difference Between Residential vs Business Internet?

November 16, 2020 No Comments

Internet access has never been more critical than the recent months. From day to day business operations, communicating with colleagues, dealing with clients, and even processing transactions — work and business have been operating from home. With this much internet use, it might leave you wondering: should I upgrade to business internet, or residential internet is ok?

Point3 Security Introduces Talent Screening Service to Assess, Identify and Upskill Cybersecurity Talent

November 11, 2020 No Comments

Point3 Security, creators of the ESCALATE platform for advanced training of cybersecurity professionals through gamified challenges, has introduced a first-of-its-kind Talent Screening service to help quickly detect whether candidates have the right skills and initiative for the employer’s requirements. The new service speeds hiring of optimal talent and helps organizations demonstrate their commitment to bias-free candidate evaluation processes.

Your Business Could Get Hacked – Here’s How to Protect It

November 9, 2020 No Comments

Statistics show that 2019 saw an estimated 1,473 data breaches. The first half of 2020 recorded 540 breaches. If you are not worried about an attack, you should be. A common assumption made is that cyber-attacks tend to target huge corporations. But nothing can be further from the truth. A recent study revealed that as many as 43% of cyber-attacks are aimed at small businesses.

5 Tips for October’s Cybersecurity Awareness Month

October 26, 2020 No Comments

Are we all addicted to the Internet? Maybe, according to a 2019 digital report from Hootsuite and We Are Social that shows people are spending on average 6 hours and 42 minutes online daily. And, although 6 hours a day sounds like a lot, the figure gets astronomical when you spread it across the entire year, equaling more than 100 days of online time for each of us every year.

Byos μGateway Brings Zero Trust Security to Remote Endpoints

October 15, 2020 No Comments

Targeting organizations whose remote workers and contractors need to secure sensitive data and prevent contagion of corporate networks when working remotely, Byos introduced the Byos™ μGateway™ (“micro-gateway”). μGateway is the first plug-and-play security product that extends Zero Trust access to any remote Wi-Fi connection, to protect users and organizations from the risks of unmanaged, unprotected home and public Wi-Fi networks.

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month, but Be Cybers-Aware Everytime You Log In

October 2, 2020 No Comments

It seems there’s a month for everything. Black History Month (important!) in February, which is also National Bird Feeding (not so important) Month. American Cheese Month in May. Jazz Appreciation Month in April. Etc. There are literally dozens of specialty months, which leads to a bunch of overlap on the calendar and most people only knowing, or caring about, the more famous ones. While, sadly, we know of no National Coffee Appreciation Month (but why not?!), there is Cybersecurity Awareness Month in October. Which also happens to be National Pizza Month.

Understanding Database Performance Monitoring: The Basics

September 28, 2020 No Comments

In the world of IT, database performance monitoring is a term you’ll hear bandied around a lot. While you’ll likely know that it can have a notably positive impact on your business, the average person is unlikely to fully comprehend what it is or how it works. If this statement rings true for you, you’ll benefit from reading this article. Designed to give you a basic understanding of what database performance monitoring is and how it could be useful, it should provide a handy springboard for performing some further research of your own.

Hybridization & Innovation: Building Resilience for Software Suppliers

September 25, 2020 No Comments

Software licensing trends are always top of mind for Nicole Segerer, vice president of product management and marketing at Revenera. Reflecting on findings from newly-released annual research, she sheds light on how software suppliers use monetization and deployment models, how to support customers’ needs, and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

How to Efficiently Test Cyber Defenses across the Kill Chain

September 21, 2020 No Comments

The focus on most reports about cyberattacks has mainly been on the results. It’s common to read about how many records were stolen from Company X in a data breach or how many hours of downtime Company Y suffered due to a ransomware attack. To be fair, readers are more interested in how an attack may impact them directly.

How to Manage Jenkins Secrets with Akeyless Vault

September 18, 2020 No Comments

Jenkins is an open-source automation platform that enables software build, test, and deployment by facilitating continuous integration and continuous delivery. It is widely considered as an essential tool in achieving a DevOps model by automating phases of software delivery workflows through CI/CD pipelines.

DDoS Attacks Are Becoming More Common. Here’s What That Means To You

September 8, 2020 No Comments

Since 2000, when the first DDoS attack was carried out, similar attacks have grown increasingly big and elaborate. Larger scale DDoS attacks can exceed one terabit per second. Attacks can last anywhere from a few minutes up to several days. A June 2020 DDoS assault on Cloudflare involved 316,000 sending addresses sending large numbers of requests for four days in a row. Returning to the shop analogy, four days of bad trading due to fraudulent crowds of fake customers would be a disaster.

Why You Should Use A CXP2 Cable For Your High-Performance Computing

August 28, 2020 No Comments

Do you own a company or business that relies on high-performance computing? If you do and you are not using cxp2 cable yet, now might be the right time to reconsider. In order for computers to provide the highest performance, you need to have the right hardware. This includes the cables used. With the use of a high-quality cxp2 cable, you could be sure to enjoy high-performance computing at all times.

500 Million Users of Android VPN Apps Risk Being Affected By Hidden Adwares

August 18, 2020 No Comments

There is no doubt that the Android operating system is more popular compared to its counterparts (iOS, Windows, etc). According to Statista, as of 2019, the Android global market share was at 87%. From the stats, it is evident that some developers choose to gain revenue fraudulently from the widely used operating system.

Expert Advice for Avoiding Identity Theft

August 17, 2020 No Comments

oftware gets developed. Software has security holes. Cybercriminals exploit security holes. Developers patch the holes, protecting their users. It’s really quite simple, and yet people need to be dragged kicking and screaming into downloading updates. Like okay, it’s a little inconvenient when you’re in the middle of working, and your PC asks to reboot because of an automatic update. It’s understandable to postpone rebooting until later. But disabling automatic updates? It’s shooting yourself in the foot.

Automating Monitoring for Proactive Revenue Protection

August 13, 2020 No Comments

As online commerce has exploded in the last decade through micro-transactions, single purchases, and subscription plans, the need to monitor revenue-related metrics is greater than ever. While this isn’t a groundbreaking assertion and many companies agree on the importance of revenue monitoring, the challenge is that revenue streams are highly complex, fragmented, and dynamic, which makes them notoriously difficult to monitor.

The 3 Myths About Data Analytics For Your Business

July 30, 2020 No Comments

Data analytics and cloud computing are extremely powerful tools that every company should be using to grow and thrive. Having a way to analyse the data that drives your business is essential and should be a priority in the coming years. However, the term data analytics is a sort of catch all for many businesses that don’t fully understand the function. As such, it can be something not widely understood and results in its misuse that doesn’t give the benefits that were expected.