In a never-ending effort to squeeze more money out of the computers they attack, hackers constantly come up with new schemes: stealing confidential information or online banking credentials, installing ransomware that locks away your data unless you pay up, even taking control of hacked machines and renting them out to spammers.
When it comes to investing in technology, your company's bottom line hinges on an intelligent, informed strategy. Yet 69% of non-IT C-level executives plan to invest in IT security without any regard to the ROI, according to a recent survey by B2B International.
The single largest administrative cost for most companies is an IT department, according to a recent Deloitte report. That's why more than 60% of the outsourcing market is driven by IT. Before you switch to a managed IT service provider, do you know the pros and cons of outsourcing IT?
5 Pros of Outsourcing IT
1. Lower operating costs.
Most security breaches happen because of basic, fundamental security errors, according to the Federal Trade Commission. To help raise awareness about National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (October), the FTC has released information on more than 50 law enforcement actions related to data breaches.
If you ever have to guess someone’s password, try “123456.” That's the most popular password in the world, according to a new study of 10 million breached passwords from Keeper Security. That particular six-digit combination protects one out of every six accounts.
Too often, in the race to get a technology transformation initiative underway, Las Vegas companies tend to overlook the fundamentals. Here are the four IT transformation questions every company should be asking.
1. What's driving IT transformation in your business?
At the Insight Conference in Las Vegas this month, the CEO of NetApp said that the way data is being consumed is changing.