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Security

9 tips to prevent phishing

July 25, 2022

Via: CSO

Phishing, in which an attacker sends a deceptive email tricks the recipient into giving up information or downloading a file, is a decades-old practice that still is responsible for innumerable IT headaches. Phishing is the first step for all kinds […]


Software, Technology

Key takeaways from CSA’s SaaS Governance Best Practices guide

June 30, 2022

Via: CSO

SaaS governance and security is gaining attention among IT and security leaders. This is good, given that organizations are using exponentially more software-as-a-service (SaaS) than infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) offerings. Large enterprises are using upwards of 200 different SaaS offerings, compared to […]


News

GDIT Partners with Cisco Deliver Private 5G to Government Agencies

June 30, 2022

Via: The Fast Mode

Cisco announced its expanded relationship with General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT), a business unit of General Dynamics , to deliver Cisco Private 5G services to a broad set of government entities. GDIT has been providing comprehensive IT solutions to Federal, State, […]


Technology, Wireless

Infrastructure as a Service grew 41% in 2021 to $90 billion – Gartner

June 6, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Gartner Inc.’s latest poll of the public cloud Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) market shows the segment grew 41.4% in 2021, totally $90.9 billion, up from $64.3 billion year-over-year. Amazon is still the premiere IaaS provider in the survey, followed […]


Mobile Networks

Can IT Security Solutions Protect Private Cell Networks?

May 3, 2022

Via: Network Computing

Based on their structure and components, 4G-LTE and 5G cellular protocols are more secure than Ethernet and Wi-Fi-connected IP networks. But when it comes to security, protocol isn’t everything; organizations deploying these networks need tools to ensure that those protocols […]


Hardware, Technology

How the convergence of the global chip shortage and the ‘right to repair’ movement is ushering enterprises towards more sustainability (Reader Forum)

April 22, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Nobody bats an eye these days when supply chain experts talk about how a semiconductor shortage impacts nearly every product that requires sensors. The manufacturing of smartphones and tablets, IoT devices, and other types of IT hardware are all reeling […]


Technology, Wireless

How do enterprises plan to use 5G edge?

February 23, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Seven out of 10 businesses plan to invest in edge computing in the next 12 months, and eight out of 10 believe that 5G is “indispensable” to reaping benefits from edge, according to a new report from Google Cloud and […]


Mobile Networks

Mobile Wi-Fi: How a wireless router helped catch a thief

February 23, 2022

Via: Network World.com

As an IT pro, it’s not often that I get to tail a suspect, track down a stolen vehicle and provide digital evidence of the thief’s getaway. But that was all part of a day’s work as some colleagues and […]


Security

How Secure SD-WAN Can Help Relieve IT Burdens

February 16, 2022

Via: Network Computing

Much has been written about the cybersecurity skills gap. The field continues to suffer from a tremendous talent shortage. According to a 2021 Cybersecurity Workforce study by (ISC)2, the cybersecurity industry currently needs 3.12 million workers worldwide. It’s a problem […]


Security

CISOs, what’s in your work-from-home program?

December 28, 2021

Via: CSO

I wrote previously of what the key ingredients are for a successful travel program might include, as it was a topic which had not garnered much attention over the course of the past couple of years as pandemic took hold. […]


Hardware, Technology

There’s a 3-6 month wait for WI-Fi 6

December 2, 2021

Via: Network World.com

Wi-Fi 6 is the most sought-after wireless LAN technology by enterprises, but the global chip shortage is preventing it from getting into the hands of IT pros as quickly as desired, according to the Dell’Oro Group. The usual amount of […]


Monitoring&Analysis

Paessler to Release New SaaS-based Building Monitoring Solution

September 9, 2021

Via: The Fast Mode

This fall, Paessler AG, a leading provider of monitoring software for complex IT and IoT infrastructure, will release a brand new solution for facility managers and building owners: the new software as a service (SaaS), “Paessler Building Monitor”, provides around-the-clock […]


Security

Remediate Insecure Configurations to Improve Cybersecurity

April 14, 2021

Via: CSO

A data breach can result in catastrophic consequences for any organization. Ensuring that your IT environment is safe from cyber threats can be a real challenge. To keep intruders out of your networks and data, you need more than up-to-date […]


Monitoring&Analysis

Shining a Light on IT Operations Metrics

April 2, 2021

Via: Network Computing

Modern IT departments operate in a pressure cooker. Their highly distributed infrastructures are spread across legacy data centers and hybrid and multiple public clouds. Now, the Internet of Things and the edge are part of the mix. Massive amounts of […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

10 things work-from-home employees can do now to help protect the network

February 23, 2021

Via: CSO

With the pandemic turning the business world upside down, offices look less like hives of activity and more like ghost towns. Employees have had to make do with working from home, a dangerous proposition from the perspective of any risk-averse […]


Software

Verizon to Acquire Autonomous Mobile Robot Software Firm incubed IT

February 17, 2021

Via: The Fast Mode

Verizon on Tuesday announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire incubed IT, the creator of a software platform providing autonomous navigation tools to administer, manage and optimize mixed fleets of robots in industrial settings. Upon closing and as […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

3 Metrics Every CISO Needs to Reduce Risk – and Build Budget

February 9, 2021

Via: CSO

The security metrics that many CISOs traditionally use typically lack business context and often fail to provide a comprehensive and actionable view of how the security program decreases risk and enables the business. This can leave security teams with a […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Remote Work Opens Up New Vulnerabilities

February 8, 2021

Via: CSO

With most companies forced to transition to remote work, even employees far removed from IT are now actively relying on VPN gateways to secure interactions with co-workers, partners, and clients. That kind of change was hardly going to evade the […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Software

User Endpoint Devices: A Critical Element in a Smooth M&A Transition

February 4, 2021

Via: Network Computing

In the heat and excitement of business mergers, it’s a safe bet that integrating a medley of types of user endpoints and related devices is not top of mind for all executives. However, HR staff and IT administrators, who are […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Networks Must Change to Support Mainstreaming of Working from Home

January 20, 2021

Via: Network Computing

Working from home is not new. This writer has been using a home office since 2006. However, before the COVID-19 pandemic, remote work had been more of a perk than a way of doing business. Now millions upon millions of […]