A leaked FBI document cites that inadequate security practices are still widespread in both private and public sectors. According to publication CRN, there have been attacks at various government agencies that stem from public sector hacks such as the one at Adobe earlier this year.
According to the FBI report, it is abundantly celar that software vendors, goverment agencies and private companies need to step up their game.
Gartner has advised it's members that they may want to consider a different mobile strategy if using Blackberry. According to Gartner Analyst, Ken Dulaney, there is a significant possiblity that Blackberry may be broken up.
Blackberry's issues began with the introduction of the iPhone and Google's Anrdroid devices. Apple and Google addressed the needs of the average consumer who wanted to mix business and pleasure on one device. Blackberry was tailored for the corporate user and lacks the application base of Apple and Google devices.
You finally have your new website up and running and now you are curious to see how all this work has paid off. The most obvious way to tell is if you are receiving visits or traffic. If the volume is lower than you expected this might be because customers simply cannot find you. To change this most businesses adopt a strategy for implementing SEO (Search Engine Optimization) which is optimizing your website with content and keywords that help influence where your website shows up on search engines. But, how do you determine SEO Success?
Over the next few months I will be blogging about affordable marketing tools. Some you may have heard of and some may be new to you. These tools are easy to use and affordable; in some cases they’re free.
Data breaches can be time consuming and costly to your business. Furthermore, they can damage your reputation. To learn how you can minimize the risk to your business, check out our 10 minute video presentation “Technology Challenges Your Business will face in 2013 Part 1 Security.”
If you don’t have time to check out the video, here are a few tips you can do to make your business more secure.
Technology is continually changing at a rapid pace. New software and systems are constantly being introduced. This often comes at the cost of legacy systems which are left behind when developers stop supporting them. Unfortunately, many businesses still use these older systems or programs and are often left without support. Microsoft has announced that they will stop supporting some older, yet still popular software.
The benefits touted with the cloud include ease of use, easy to deploy, scalability, reduced capital expenditures, and the list goes on. Cloud services include virtualization, storage, backup solutions, software-as-a-service, business continuity and more. And, whether your business is considering one solution or five, there are multiple factors that management needs to consider before going to the Cloud.
In part one of this two-part paper; we will discuss the following areas:
When it comes to exposing personal data of patients and consumers, the government isn’t fooling around. Recently, the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary was fined $1.5 million dollars for losing a single laptop exposing 3,621 patient records. Additional HIPPA violations also contributed to the large fine.