Three Florida cities were recently victimized by ransomware attacks. This type of cyberattack, in which hackers "bait" employees to click on an email that locks their victims’ files until a ransom is paid, has become the most popular trap.
Amid the rapid growth of cloud hosted desktop technology, it may come as no surprise that remote working is becoming the new norm for business. Increasingly, more people are moving away from the typical nine-to-five job in favor of positions that allow them to work away from the office, according to a recent article from TechSpective.
With the holiday shopping season in full swing, consumers be aware: ‘Tis the season to avoid cybercriminals who are out to scam you through cardless ATM transactions and credit card fraud. The latest incidents reveal that these digital thieves are changing their tactics, and we must stay vigilant.
"The Internet has no doors." Even the Israeli Defense Force, one of the most technologically advanced militaries, is not immune to social engineering and cyber attacks. Leaving technology security in the hands of “common sense” is naive and dangerous. We all can fall prey if the trap is set right.
History has a funny way of repeating itself. So, it may come as no surprise to find that this cliché applies as much to business cloud computing as it does to journalism and politics. For the last three decades, one trend for businesses has been loud and clear: big, centralized, on-premise systems are “out.” As the Digital Age rolls along, personalized, power-to-the-people, cloud-hosted virtual desktops are now “in.”
Are you ready for IT budget planning? InformationWeek reports that "getting the job done with limited resources in an era where you also have to invest in technology that provides a competitive edge is one of the challenges of digital transformation." Business leaders are finding that they need to increase IT budgets to meet growing security risks, and hire and retain top talent as the market for expert IT support tightens.
Thinking about moving your on-premise systems to cloud computing? There is a lot to consider when planning and executing a successful cloud IT strategy. With today’s increasingly mobile and hyper-connected workforce, trying to convince your management team why your company should move to the cloud creates tough challenges for IT teams.
The holiday season is here. Like many business owners, you may find yourself less concerned with presents and more focused on finishing up your 2018 IT budget planning. At this time every year, you reflect on what you accomplished (both good and bad) and start strategizing for the year ahead. Get control of your spending with this approach.
A case study on Big River Steel building the world’s first Flex Mill™, bringing together superior capabilities of a major steel producer with the tech advancements of a fully-managed cloud virtual desktop infrastructure to operate more effectively. Big River Steel focuses on the production of advanced automotive and electrical steels. The mega-facility, located on 1,300 acres in Osceola, Arkansas, uses the latest thin slab casting and rolling
If you were anywhere in the state of Florida on September 9, 2017, you experienced the fear, stress, and panic of Hurricane Irma. We all learned some truly valuable lessons from what Irma has done. As South Florida begins to return to normal, now is an opportune time to reflect on what we learned to improve our Disaster Preparation and Business Continuity Plans.