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How EverQuote Democratized Data Through Self-Service Analytics

How EverQuote Democratized Data Through Self-Service Analytics

During our recent webinar on scaling self-service analytics, AtScale spoke with Kwan Lee, EVP of Engineering at EverQuote about its multifaceted self-service approach to data analytics for business users and machine learning.

How Analytics Governance Empowers Self-Service BI

How Analytics Governance Empowers Self-Service BI

The benefit of implementing analytics policies at the semantic layer – for both access control and usage policies – is that users can be guided and coached how to interact with analytics in real-time. This empowers individuals to operate...

Emerging Frameworks & Technologies that Combat the Rising Threat of Cyber Attacks

Emerging Frameworks & Technologies that Combat the Rising Threat of Cyber Attacks

The creation of the first computer virus in 1971 led to the development of the cyber security industry. Unfortunately, since then, new malware is created every day by threat actors who continue to develop the tools for their nefarious...

Shifting Cyber Threat Landscape Requires Continuous Security Validation

Shifting Cyber Threat Landscape Requires Continuous Security Validation

keyb The spate of high-profile cyber attacks does show that in today's digital environment, the question is no longer "if '' but "when" (a firm will be a target). However, the culprit is sometimes not system vulnerability but human error,...

Tips And Tricks On Getting The Most Out of VPN Services

Tips And Tricks On Getting The Most Out of VPN Services

In the wake of restrictions in access to certain services or content online because of location or other reasons, the Virtual Private Network (VPN) has become a handy tool for internet users. Its unique ability to hide users' IP...

Here’s How To Choose The Right Laptop For Your Specific Needs

Here’s How To Choose The Right Laptop For Your Specific Needs

Laptops are great - most of them have the capabilities of a personal computer, yet are portable enough to move around whenever you need a change of environment. Even with the rise of the smartphone and, more recently, the...

How To Choose A Good Antivirus For Windows: 6 Things To Look For

How To Choose A Good Antivirus For Windows: 6 Things To Look For

by Aurthur Brown
Before jumping into the details of how to pick the best antivirus for your Windows machine, you need to understand why you need an antivirus in the first place.
Read More >>>

How To Perfectly Secure Your Data From Any Loss Or Leakage

How To Perfectly Secure Your Data From Any Loss Or Leakage

Your data is the most valuable information you create and store on your devices, like smartphones, laptops, etc. Data is mostly unique and sensitive that if accessed by unauthorized persons or it gets lost, the aftereffect can be devastating....





Briefcase Highlights


SECURITY

7 Major Security Risks Your Company Might be Facing

October 19, 2021 No Comments

These days, businesses face a great deal of threats, both online and offline. To protect a business from these threats, employees and managers should familiarize themselves with them and take steps to prevent them. This article is a great way to do so. Here are 7 major security risks that your company might be facing.

Tips on How to Prevent Business Fraud

October 12, 2021 No Comments

One of the challenges that businesses face is the risk of fraud. There are different types of fraud, and they all bring a negative effect on the company. Some of the most common are cash theft, forgery, inventory theft, and check tampering. There are also frauds committed by hackers and third parties that aim to make money out of the business’ expense or get their essential details to be used fraudulently.

4 Benefits of VPN You Didn’t Know About

October 12, 2021 No Comments

Most users think a VPN is just a location changer tool. You can choose whatever location you want to browse from and that’s it. However, a VPN goes beyond just masking your location. It increases your data security, provides secure browsing, and lets you access any content on the web. But there are some hidden benefits and uses of VPN that might surprise you.

Why GDPR Matters More Than Ever

September 30, 2021 No Comments

Facing the COVID-19 pandemic, the great majority of enterprises turned to remote labor, at least to some extent. The pandemic has also highlighted the need for better protection of personal data. However, there are numerous risks associated with the usage of modern technology in remote employment. Unfortunately, employees often are not sufficiently aware of the importance of data security. Furthermore, there is a lack of adequate tools to protect personal data.

How to handle OOMkilled errors in Kubernetes

September 28, 2021 No Comments

Users will encounter different kinds of errors in any software development environment. This is the same when dealing with container developments. With its immense popularity, Kubernetes has become the leading container orchestration platform. Therefore, it is more likely that you will encounter errors in Kubernetes environments.

Protecting Your Sensitive Information from Fraudsters

September 28, 2021 No Comments

The internet has become a busy place, people are spending more and more time online, especially now after the pandemic has forced us to spend more time inside. Everyone had to adapt to the “new world”, especially businesses that had to undergo digital transformation in order to be able to continue providing their services. We all had a lot of curve balls thrown at us, but as always, we managed to overcome them and even find the best in the bad situation.

Best Identity Theft Protection Software for your Business in 2021

September 28, 2021 No Comments

As a business, being in the public domain can put you at more risk than normal. It can leave you open to cyberattacks and threats to your business in a number of ways. Identity theft is one of those common occurrences and as a business, it can do some significant damage not only to your finances but also to the reputation of the company.

Cybersecurity Tips For Businesses In 2021

September 27, 2021 No Comments

The pandemic has led to a sharp rise in cybercrime over the last 18 months or so, and this is giving businesses another major issue that needs to be taken very seriously. A successful cyber-attack could destroy a business in more ways than one, so prevention is key, and you need to know how to protect your business. There are a few helpful cybersecurity tips for businesses owners in 2021 that should help you to improve your protection, avoid cyber-attacks and have peace of mind knowing that you are protected.

Can an antivirus fail to detect malware? In which cases?

September 24, 2021 No Comments

The world of technology has opened a new avenue for humankind. People are enjoying multiple benefits using the latest technologies. Antivirus is one among them people rely upon to become secured while browsing the internet or performing different work over an online arena. Antivirus software ensures to make your browsing easier and hassle-free as no malware can enter your space, and there is no threat to your personal data or browsing history.

4 Vulnerabilities Of A Proxy Server

September 21, 2021 No Comments

Users can either choose a paid or free proxy to connect to the Internet. A proxy works differently than a VPN. Unlike the latter, which provides a comprehensive security and privacy solution, a proxy only masks the IP address of a user’s device. When you connect your device to a proxy, it directs the data to the intended server through a proxy server. As a result, the trackers of websites do not get to read the real IP address. Instead, they read the IP address assigned by the proxy server.

A Vaccine for Business: 7 Steps, That Will Protect Your Company From Viruses and Cyber Attacks

September 20, 2021 No Comments

We have prepared several recommendations that will be useful to all entrepreneurs, regardless of the size of your business – whether it is a popular casino like PlayAmo casino Canada or just a new internet store. First of all, there are three basic principles: confidentiality, integrity, and availability. This triad is the foundation of information security worldwide for all companies, small and large.

How EverQuote Democratized Data Through Self-Service Analytics

September 15, 2021 No Comments

During our recent webinar on scaling self-service analytics, AtScale spoke with Kwan Lee, EVP of Engineering at EverQuote about its multifaceted self-service approach to data analytics for business users and machine learning.

How Analytics Governance Empowers Self-Service BI

September 15, 2021 No Comments

The benefit of implementing analytics policies at the semantic layer – for both access control and usage policies – is that users can be guided and coached how to interact with analytics in real-time. This empowers individuals to operate independently and with confidence that they are working with data in the right way.

5 Cybersecurity Programs to Protect Your Business from Cyber Attacks

September 1, 2021 No Comments

Cyber attacks have been continuously increasing in frequency for more than a decade, but so has human dependence on the internet, so it shouldn’t be too much of a surprise. Cyber security has also grown in unison, but last year cyber attacks cost the global economy an estimated $1 trillion. The monetary aspect isn’t only relative to attacks that focus on actual theft of digital currency, but also attacks that cause companies to close their proverbial internet doors to fix, causing downtime in commercial availability.

5 business technology ideas that you start from home

August 30, 2021 No Comments

With modern technology advancement, owning and operating a business from home has never been easy. In this article, we will explore some business tech ideas that you can easily start from home and make a living.

Putting the Cybersecurity Executive Order Vision Into Action

August 24, 2021 No Comments

Ransomware attacks have been all over the headlines in recent weeks, putting a new spotlight on the need for cybersecurity. Shortly after a ransomware attack disabled a major fuel pipeline supporting the East Coast, President Biden signed an executive order focused on improving the nation’s cybersecurity.

Business Management Tips: The Importance Of Good IT Infrastructure

August 23, 2021 No Comments

A business’s success is determined by several factors including leadership, marketing, and operations. Those are usually the first things that come to mind. Yet, what most people don’t think of right away, even though they should, is the business’s IT infrastructure. In our technology-driven world, IT is baked into everything. Since it’s a major part of how we live and work, mastering it is essential to a business’s survival. How you implement IT is critical to the business’s security, growth, and scalability.

Emerging Frameworks & Technologies that Combat the Rising Threat of Cyber Attacks

August 23, 2021 No Comments

The creation of the first computer virus in 1971 led to the development of the cyber security industry. Unfortunately, since then, new malware is created every day by threat actors who continue to develop the tools for their nefarious activities. The cyber security threats grew in complexity and scale, and the attack surface also grew exponentially larger. But in this age of sophistication and the range of attack methods, you can identify some common causes of attacks.

Shifting Cyber Threat Landscape Requires Continuous Security Validation

August 20, 2021 No Comments

keyb The spate of high-profile cyber attacks does show that in today’s digital environment, the question is no longer “if ” but “when” (a firm will be a target). However, the culprit is sometimes not system vulnerability but human error, complacency, outdated security programs, and lack of cybersecurity awareness.

Tips And Tricks On Getting The Most Out of VPN Services

August 20, 2021 No Comments

In the wake of restrictions in access to certain services or content online because of location or other reasons, the Virtual Private Network (VPN) has become a handy tool for internet users. Its unique ability to hide users’ IP addresses and redirect the network through a specially configured remote server. Many users have adopted private networks to access information and contents on the internet that they would typically not have accessed.

Here’s How To Choose The Right Laptop For Your Specific Needs

August 20, 2021 No Comments

Laptops are great – most of them have the capabilities of a personal computer, yet are portable enough to move around whenever you need a change of environment. Even with the rise of the smartphone and, more recently, the smartwatch, the laptop has still managed to withstand the competition to be an item most of us need to work on.

How To Choose A Good Antivirus For Windows: 6 Things To Look For

August 20, 2021 No Comments

by Aurthur Brown Before jumping into the details of how to pick the best antivirus for your Windows machine, you need to understand why you need an antivirus in the first place. Read More >>>

How Tango Can Boost Business Productivity for IT Professionals

August 19, 2021 No Comments

With digital transformation ruling the world of business, IT professionals are under unprecedented pressure to be more productive, adopt better workflows, and develop new skills. While we often think that all this will happen by taking on another online course or experimenting with time management tools, there’s another alternative. Tango.

9 Ways Technology Has Affected Teaching During Pandemic

August 19, 2021 No Comments

The pandemic has led to significant changes in education. The level of education directly affects the income and employment of the population – better-educated people find jobs easier, have better working conditions, and earn more. Education is also positively linked to life expectancy, health, and social integration. Education is a fundamental human right enshrined in Article 26 of the Declaration of Human Rights.

You’ve Encountered CrashLoopBackOff Error – What Now?

August 16, 2021 No Comments

It is inevitable that users will encounter different kinds of errors in any software development environment. The CrashLoopBackOff error is one of the common errors that will occur when dealing with Kubernetes deployments. This article covers how to identify a CrashLoopBackOff error and how to diagnose it effectively in order to find the root cause.

How To Build An Enterprise Software Development Infrastructure

August 12, 2021 No Comments

There are several steps to building an enterprise software development infrastructure. Leading firms need an advanced infrastructure to manage development methodologies, active projects, and necessary resources such as container images. Using these infrastructure, enterprises boost tech workplace productivity, reduce costs, and provide opportunities to differentiate from the competition. This way, businesses increase resource usage efficiency, accelerate software releases, and provide continuous post-release support. As an enterprise software developer, you should embrace lightweight, open source software with minimal dependencies and strong encryption to build your infrastructure.

How To Perfectly Secure Your Data From Any Loss Or Leakage

August 12, 2021 No Comments

Your data is the most valuable information you create and store on your devices, like smartphones, laptops, etc. Data is mostly unique and sensitive that if accessed by unauthorized persons or it gets lost, the aftereffect can be devastating. Whether the data belongs to private individuals or corporations, they are typically sensitive and confidential.

Affinity Federal Credit Union Implements Self-Service Analytics Program

August 11, 2021 No Comments

While self-service data analytics requires the right technologies, promoting the use of data throughout an organization demands strong data literacy and non-intrusive governance, as well. During our webinar, How to Scale Self-Service Analytics for Smarter Decision-Making, we spoke with John Ackerman, VP of Data and Analytics at Affinity Federal Credit Union about their success with adopting a modern data architecture and facilitating data empowerment.

Make Power BI Shine on Snowflake, BigQuery & Redshift

August 11, 2021 No Comments

Why is this such huge news? To date, there has never been a great, live query experience on Power BI for Snowflake, BigQuery, RedShift, Databricks and even Azure Synapse SQL. Historically, Power BI has only supported “DirectQuery” access for cloud data sources. “Live Query” provided by AtScale’s DAX connector will deliver extreme performance benefits for these applications. Coupled with the AtScale semantic layer, the combination of analytics-ready data with the ease of use of Power BI is a terrific combination.

5 Essentials of Good Brand Protection Online

August 9, 2021 No Comments

Creating a brand and getting it to succeed has never been an easy thing. You will have to put in a lot of effort to ensure the success of your business, but that’s not everything. Once you have succeeded or even when you are on the track towards success there will be a lot of challenges to overcome, and one of them is protecting your brand effectively.

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