IT Security Needed More Than Ever For SMEs

In CIO/IT by Daniel NewmanLeave a Comment

It’s hardly a secret when a large corporation gets hacked—it’s the opposite, actually. News of controversies and scandals for big business spreads quickly (like the recent Target and Ashley Madison data breaches). Just because they sometimes don’t make the front page, it’s important to remember that smaller scale breaches do happen and happen often. In fact, small to medium enterprise …

Is The C-Suite Guilty of Ignoring IT Security and its Associated Risks?

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Last year, Target’s CEO stepped down after one of the worst cyber-attacks we’ve seen yet. In the massive data breach, debit and credit card details of a staggering 100-plus million customers were stolen. Unfortunately, Target is not alone. More than 90 percent of Fortune 500 companies have been victims of cybercrimes, and cases of security leaks and hacks hit the …

Hybrid Cloud Means Hybrid Security Measures

In Cloud by Shelly Kramer1 Comment

I recently walked you through a check-list, on what CIOs need to know about hybrid cloud—the IT sweet spot that marries in-house and cloud-based infrastructure—and what it could mean to their organizations. With all its versatility and promise, there is no doubt that hybrid clouds are the future for many at the enterprise level. But, with all that versatility and …

Do CIOs See Digital as Genuinely Disruptive?

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Digital disruption is occurring quickly, so quickly, in fact, that the pace can feel overwhelming. From social to mobile to apps to BYOD, as digital disruption continues to proliferate the challenges faced by CIOs are many. We have seen old industries crushed and billion dollar companies rise from thin air as new business models opened the door to innovative, new …

Will WebRTC Grab a Hold of the Video Communication Market

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When people talk about WebRTC, it’s common to hear things like “Video in your browser. How convenient!” or “It solves the interoperability issues, right? We no longer need to worry about what programs people are using because we can just launch the link in our browser and join the meeting.” I know, it seems simple; and in many cases it …

Will the Collaborative Economy Completely Reimagine Tomorrows Big Business

In Collaboration by Daniel Newman1 Comment

Today, the largest car rental and hospitality companies are Uber and Airbnb, respectively. What do they have in common? Let’s see— neither of them own physical possessions associated with their service and both have turned a non-performing asset into an incredible revenue source. Don’t be surprised because this is the new model for doing business. People want to rent instead …

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Looking at Hybrid Cloud and Security? Welcome to the Matrix

In Cloud by Shelly KramerLeave a Comment

As a strategist, I’ve really enjoyed working on this hybrid cloud series. I love how hybrid cloud acts as an extension of what most organizations already have—providing an extremely effective additional tier to on-site physical storage infrastructure. It’s a highly scalable option for businesses that don’t need to keep all their data physically in-house. And I know that if you’re …

Social Collaboration without Tech boundaries! #Cloudtalk

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Hosts Brian Fanzo & Daniel Newman discuss a wide range of topics ranging around the future of work, cloud computing and technologies impact on today’s digital business. The month of  October is focused around business needs in the cloud! Follow hashtag #CloudTalk on twitter to join the conversation! #Cloudtalk Tweets This event is sponsored by SAP & PivotPoint.IO.  Download SAP’s Newest …

Mobility Driving Business Success

In Mobility by Daniel Newman1 Comment

This post is sponsored by Samsung Business. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Major IT Investments for 2016 Prove Mobility Drives Business Success Mobile is the crux of innovation in business today—it isn’t just something to think about, it’s critical to business success. A new survey from SOTI, a provider of Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) solutions, shows most organizations get …