Online blogs and forums mostly cover networks and the cloud when it comes to cybersecurity, leaving other types of technology — particularly virtualization — overlooked and unsecured. If you don’t have the right defense plans in place, your business will be vulnerable to all types of cyberthreats.
The Internet of Things (IoT) has the potential to revolutionize the healthcare industry. But as with any new technology, it also brings a slew of security risks healthcare professionals need to address. Devices that contain a treasure trove of patient data are attractive targets for cybercriminals.
The cloud often seems as if it’s something that’s meant more for large companies. But the benefits of cloud services for small businesses might be even more disruptive than for bigger organizations. Consider these common reasons for migrating to the cloud:
Improved productivity: Moving to the cloud means employees can work anytime, anywhere.
As networking moves from monolithic to disaggregated infrastructure, the necessity of programmability has become existential, be it physical or software-defined networks (SDN). A common thread runs through these movements: the need for control.
As the notion of control continues to evolve, it will drive significant changes to the systems that form the foundations of the network.
The cloud allows businesses to take a more hands-off approach to managing their IT resources. And the hybrid cloud is rapidly becoming the most popular option in this category, especially for small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs). Hybrid clouds are a combination of private and public clouds.
In the fourth of a series of blogs inspired by influential research published by industry analyst ESG, we learn how modern data protection strategies, tools and processes enable and support IT Transformation.
Modernizing the IT environment is a fundamental step that companies of all sizes must take on their journey towards achieving IT Transformation – and that includes the implementation of modern data protection devices and processes.
Do you remember the movie “Die Hard”? Arguably the best Christmas movie ever. All kidding aside, this movie has a great correlation into Security best practices. Before we go into that, let’s recap. The bad guys in the movie were going to steal $640M in bearer bonds.
Hackers come in all shapes and sizes. From kids wanting to gain notoriety on the internet to political groups trying to send a message, the motives for a cyberattack vary widely. So how can you protect yourself? It all starts with getting to know your enemy a little better.
Just because you’re a small business doesn’t mean cyber criminals will ignore you. Cyber attacks and small businesses are a mixture that is increasingly becoming more common. The culprit, for many organizations, is email.
The instances of employees who get deceived via an email scam are endless.
From thermostats and voice assistants to fitness trackers and toys, smart and internet-connected gadgets are now found in nearly every room of most homes. It’s tempting to try and save money on these devices by capitalizing on less expensive secondhand products sold by third-parties like eBay, Craigslist and even friends or family.