Tag: security

Beyond Viruses and Bots: Real Risks You Might Be Missing

We are all aware of the slew of network security issues facing organizations today. It seems like every other day there’s a new security breach in the news – take the recent hackers breaking into Sony’s PlayStation site and the Epsilon phishing campaign.

But while things like bots, viruses and hackers are well-known, we are starting to see less obvious risks come up that have a significant impact on an enterprise’s or a school’s information systems. Read more…

iPad 2: Should Businesses Really Care?

Should you care about the iPad 2? This time around, I’d wager the answer is probably yes. Why? Because this one is more business-friendly. It’s only a matter of time before business users are clamoring to get their IT departments to support the device. Read more…

Survey Says: Hybrid Approach to Cloud Offers Best-of-Both-Worlds

With so much hype surrounding cloud, we love to see some real data. according to a recent online poll of business and it leaders conducted by idg research services, almost all enterprises have adopted or are planning to adopt a hybrid cloud model for at least a portion of their computer applications. Read more…

Cloud Conundrum: Security

We all know that security is the No. 1 concern for enterprises considering cloud computing. Technology decision makers must balance risk management strategies with the high availability and performance of cloud-based resources. Read more…

It’s Official

When we heard that Microsoft used its B2B Worldwide Partner Conference to show off phones, an iPad-like slate, and motion sensors for the Xbox video game system, it confirmed one of our latest theories and one of our customers’ biggest challenges: Consumerization has hit the corporate mainstream. Read more…

Controlled Chaos: Oxymoron or the Future of Enterprise Mobility?

Employees can be demanding. They want to be able to access all their favorite applications from any device, anywhere, and it’s hard to deny this request when it’s actually making someone more productive. But what is the norm? All too often, only email is approved for use on nontraditional corporate devices, which puts significant limits on true mobility. Read more…

Securing Your Business: One Size Does Not Fit All

During the downturn, you streamlined operations to make them truly lean. Now, with economic conditions brightening, you don’t want to take your eye off the ball. But, during all this belt-tightening, did you let things go that exposed you to risk? Read more…