Information Technology Editor's Pick

Editor's Pick

Why IT consulting is important?
July 25, 2022 - 1:49 PM
In this day and age, technological advancements are of great importance. In everyday life you may not notice how important it is to keep up with the news. However, the situation is different in business. Competition in the market is fierce, so it is important to stand out from other companies with the right approach, interesting solutions and professionalism. Skillful use of new technologies can help to completely change everyday work.

Creating a proof of concept - why and how?
July 21, 2022 - 1:54 PM
Thorough testing and analysing your product before launching it is an important stage in most technological branches, especially in software development. Here, it is important to make sure that the product will work properly and will be used by many users. The whole process of checking and verifying your project takes a few steps but what is necessary at the beginning is PoC - a proof of concept. What is PoC? How can you prepare one? Why do you need it? Let's find the answers in the following article.

6 necessary tools for Windows in 2022
July 20, 2022 - 11:40 AM
After you purchase a brand new PC, it is normal that you will have to install tons of software. Even if you are a normal user, you need a few pieces of software which is a mandatory component to run your PC efficiently. Some people often chose the wrong software and mess up their OS. On the contrary, smart people always pick the best necessary software and enjoy a hassle-free experience in the windows operating system.

How to Develop and Retain Top Talent with Data-Based Employee Feedback
July 15, 2022 - 2:26 PM
Every wise business leader knows that happy and satisfied employees are the key to a successful, profitable business. And if you want to keep your employees engaged and productive, you need to abandon traditional performance evaluation practices in favor of data-driven feedback.

SEO Tips for Your Business- Learn How to Optimize Your Site for Search Engines
July 5, 2022 - 11:50 AM
Search engine optimization (SEO) can seem like an overwhelming topic to dive into, but the basics are actually quite simple to understand. After all, search engines such as Google, Bing, and Yahoo have their roots in the relatively simple concept of analyzing keywords so that relevant pages rank highly in search results.

What Is a WAN? Things Every Digital Business Should Know About a Wide Area Network
June 27, 2022 - 4:35 PM
While there are many options for connecting all computing devices across different sites, a wide area network (WAN) is one of the best solutions for ensuring the highest levels of security, reliability, and connection speeds.

Here's everything you need to know about Turing Pi 2, the most hyped cloud computing product
June 13, 2022 - 11:02 AM
In today's day and age, every founder and entrepreneur is obsessed with the word "disrupt," but in reality, only a few manage to hit the mark. While disruption of a new product launch can be categorized through various parameters, one critical talking point is the campaign's track record on crowdfunding platforms.

Mailmodo Democratizes Interactive Email Marketing With The Power Of AMP
April 28, 2022 - 12:42 PM
In 2021 alone, over 319.6 billion emails were estimated to be sent to users worldwide every single day. This figure is expected to reach nearly 376.4 billion by 2025. Clearly, emails continue to be a very popular medium of digital communication.

Become a Summer Mainframers Mentee! Linux Foundation's Prestigious Open Mainframe Project Mentorship Program Is Open Once Again
April 26, 2022 - 10:04 AM
The 2022 Summer Mentorships kicks off in June and goes through August. Open Mainframe is offering 11 mentorships - opportunities to work with the ADE, COBOL Programming Course, GenevaERS, Mainframe Open Education, Software Discovery Tool, and Zowe projects. Additionally, there are four member-focused mentorships for IBM and Vicom Infinity.

HTML Smuggling: Sophisticated Attacks and How To Prevent Catastrophic Outcomes
April 26, 2022 - 9:54 AM
Since the beginning of the pandemic, cybercrime has grown rapidly, rising 600% since the start of the quarantine. Even when broken down, each form of cyberattack has also seen growth since 2019. However, out of all the types of cyberattacks, one that businesses are starting to look out for and combat after Microsoft issued a warning is HTML smuggling.

As IT Networking, Applications, Computing, and Real-Time Communications Move to Full Cloud, Pax8 Fuels Growth of Marketplace
April 14, 2022 - 11:54 AM
Though cloud computing can trace its origins all the way back to the 1960s, it's only recently that the technology has become common for organizations to use and is seeing steady and substantial growth.

Why Technological Trends in VoIP Services Are a Game Changer for Individuals and Businesses
April 12, 2022 - 4:06 PM
VoIP is a program that enables you to make free or low-cost phone calls over the internet. VoIP has already proven to be a big business. It is a game-changer for individuals and companies. For individuals, using VoIP is a smart choice when it comes time to make or receive phone calls. Suppose you have an old cell phone or mobile plan. In this case, switching over to VoIP can help you reduce your monthly budget. It also allows you to enjoy new services that make making calls easier. Below are some reasons why the technological trends in VoIP make it a game-changer.

How to Retain Your Software Developers in a Hot Labor Market
April 11, 2022 - 6:30 PM
It's a tough landscape out there for recruiting and retaining employees of any kind. That challenge may be even greater if you're attempting to retain software developers.

Meeting the Jobs Challenge in Cybersecurity
April 7, 2022 - 10:36 AM
It's no secret that the cybersecurity industry is in something of a talent crisis. The need for cybersecurity experts greatly outpaces the supply.

7 Ways Tech Can Help Make Your Everyday Life Easier
March 22, 2022 - 5:47 PM
The modern world is driven by technology in countless ways. It can touch your daily routine almost at every step. Technology is with you from the time you make breakfast until you go to bed at night. It is in the transportation methods you use and the devices you use to connect with others.

How to Find the Best Document Scanning Software
March 9, 2022 - 1:19 PM
Going paperless can improve productivity by 30 to 35 percent. But to go digital successfully, you need the right tools. Unfortunately, this is where many businesses flounder. What are the right tools, exactly? What happens if you don't know how to choose scanning software that's right for you?

Educational Institutions Need to Rethink Network Security and Modernization
March 3, 2022 - 2:21 PM
With malware and other disruptors becoming an increasing threat to the network infrastructure of educational institutions, it is important to look at the essential steps that these organizations need to take to make the internet a safer and better place for students and faculty.

5 Common Software Vulnerabilities You Should Address Pre-Release
February 18, 2022 - 1:55 PM
There are several common custom software vulnerabilities that must be addressed prior to a major release. Detecting, mitigating, and preventing system vulnerabilities is critical to assure consistent project and organization continuity.

Small Business Digital Transformation Starts with Business-Grade Wi-Fi
February 17, 2022 - 11:07 AM
Small and medium-sized enterprises, or SMEs as they are more commonly known, are the backbone of any economy. Businesses of this size are one of the largest creators of jobs and are the cornerstone of investment. However, if they fail to optimise their use of technology and digitally transform their workplaces in the coming years, they will struggle to compete in a hyper competitive marketplace.

Millions Lost to Ransomware. What is the Solution?
February 15, 2022 - 11:28 AM
In 2021, we observed a resurgence of enterprise ransomware with a shift towards larger organizations. By attacking enterprises with a larger reach, threat actors are looking to increase their financial gains without increasing effort. The rise of ransomware attacks on supply-chain and third parties is resulting in 'one-to-many' compromise.

DNS is an Indispensable Part of a Modern Security Toolkit
February 11, 2022 - 11:06 AM
As I'm fond of saying, back in the early days of BIND name servers-when I got my start in DNS-they had a whopping two security features: They didn't accept responses from IP addresses they hadn't queried (colorfully known as "Martian responses") and they stuck a random, 16-bit number into outbound queries and verified that the number came back in responses.

New Ecommerce Business: The Ultimate Checklist for a Successful Ecommerce Store
February 8, 2022 - 11:25 AM
Ecommerce businesses have grown popular in recent times. Entrepreneurs embrace this business method because it is flexible, more cost-effective, and allows business owners to reach a broader market easily. Much like starting a brick-and-mortar business, there are several things to put in place when setting up your ecommerce store. This guide will show you what you need to get your ecommerce business up and running in no time.

What is Image Annotation?
February 8, 2022 - 10:03 AM
An image annotation definition would state that digital labels can enable smart computers to interpret and understand digital visual data like images and video stills. In addition, digital labelling and annotation of pictorial data enable efficient machine learning (ML) to authorise competent computer vision capabilities.

Anatomy of a DDoS Attack: Extortion and Mitigation
February 7, 2022 - 1:26 PM
Distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) is a cyber attack that causes mass disruption of services. From 1996 (when first reports about DDoS attacks emerged) to 2010, threat actors used DDoS mainly to promote themselves or political agendas and to encourage social change; in recent years, the financial motive has been more prevalent and more DDoS activities have made extortion a major part of their strategy.

How to Get More People To Use Your Software: A Guide For Entrepreneurs
February 4, 2022 - 11:38 AM
Before we talk about getting more people to use your software, let's discuss the basics. What is the purpose of your product, and who would be using it? Why should people care about what you're doing? And most importantly, how do you plan on getting more users for your app or website?

What Does CDN Mean In Money?
January 28, 2022 - 12:05 PM
The video streaming market continues to increase its popularity with CDN (content delivery network). The CDN industry is expected to continue its growth in the following years. Many businesses now prefer CDN solution to deliver a quality video experience to their viewers.

The Strategic SEO Tips That Can Help Boost Sales of Ecommerce Businesses
January 21, 2022 - 3:50 PM
Lack of sales conversions and inadequate customer traffic are leading reasons that create trouble for ecommerce websites. Secondly, in the light of strong competition across the globe, it is essential for ecommerce websites to overcome these issues and fight to maintain their position in the market like a pro. Therefore, one has to deploy the perfect marketing strategy to make things work. Eventually, this will bring more customers and ensure they are on the same page with the business owners.

6 Exceptional Reasons Why Digital Marketing Matters In 2022
January 20, 2022 - 4:18 PM
Humanity is living in the virtual space. Today, you can do many things online. With the rise of the fingertip society, brick-and-mortar stores face challenges in attracting customers. Everyone is doing their shopping right from home using a smartphone, tablet, or PC.

BigPanda Secures $190 Million in Latest Investment Round
January 18, 2022 - 10:46 AM
AIOps solution company Big Panda developed a comprehensive platform capable of managing multiple data sources from a single source. The growing demand for its data management services inspired investors to support the company's development, by providing $190 million in new investment funding.

Why a Career in Cybersecurity is More Exciting Than You Might Think
January 18, 2022 - 10:42 AM
While the cybersecurity industry is a fantastic and dynamic place to work, unfortunately, many are not aware the industry exists as a career option. Therefore, vendors need to do more to attract talent into the sector.

Measuring and Mitigating Cyber Risk
January 7, 2022 - 3:07 PM
As businesses continue to invest in digital transformation and base their business models on technology, cyber threats only become more imminent. Cyber Risk is no longer an IT problem, but a board-room concern. With cyberattacks disrupting business continuity, they pose a direct impact on the top and bottom line of an organization's balance sheet. Thus, making cybersecurity one of the top priorities of every organization.

Tips for Safeguarding against Ransomware Attacks
January 6, 2022 - 1:26 PM
Ransomware attacks have stepped up and it has become one of the most damaging threats today. Ransomware attacks are being more frequently carried out by nation-states and organized crime and causing millions in dollars of reputational damage, recovery expense, extorted ransom payments, loss of revenue, inability to use critical infrastructure, and much more. New strategies such as Ransomware-as-a-Service are being used to take cybercriminals' attacking capacity to the next level.

Tips for a successful web development
January 3, 2022 - 12:08 PM
Building websites or web applications can be a stressful and lengthy process. What is important when you build a web product? No worries, you don't need to be a web developer knowing and understanding all the sophisticated IT terms. However, a successful web development completion requires a client's basic understanding, but what is more important is working with an experienced team of professionals, including a frontend and server side developer and a web designer.

Streem Accepts Cision Acquisition Offer
December 21, 2021 - 9:44 AM
Streem, a media monitoring solution provider based in Australia, recently announced it accepted an acquisition offer from Cision.

Getting the Most Out of Your Desktop Scanner
December 20, 2021 - 10:53 AM
Anyone who has worked in a modern office knows the importance of scanning and sending documents. Having an unreliable desktop scanner can be the bane of any office, since, despite the increasing digitalization of paperwork and documents, you need to perform your work, actual paper documents still have a large role to play in our modern workplaces.

The Future of Databases is Maximally Available Invisible Infrastructure
December 8, 2021 - 11:41 AM
A data-driven culture is needed if a business wants to lead through digital innovation. But traditional data management infrastructures are rigid and unable to combine diverse data types. Then there is the challenge of storing, managing and securing growing volumes of data and extracting insights out of it. Throw in cloud data and the fact that data is moving closer to the application and the user, and it becomes a hotbed of poorly managed databases sullying the role of analytics.

7 Strategies for CSO Cybersecurity Survival
December 7, 2021 - 1:27 PM
CSOs, CIOs and CISOs have never had it so tough. Alongside their traditional responsibilities of safeguarding the corporation's physical assets on a day-to-day basis and preparing crisis management strategies, they must now face a cybersecurity threat environment that is growing exponentially.

How Cashless ATMs can Help Your Business
November 24, 2021 - 1:22 PM
Cashless ATMs allow consumers to purchase using a debit card in the same manner that they would use cash. ATMs (Automated Teller Machine) are commonly associated with cash dispensing machines, but the term refers to any electronic banking outlet that completes a transaction without the aid of a teller. The cashless ATM is a payment terminal that prints a receipt when the sale is made. It was created as an alternative payment method for merchants who could not get a merchant account and for high-risk methods.

How Enterprise Search Can Help Optimize Data Discovery & Boost Productivity
November 10, 2021 - 11:38 AM
Companies looking to adopt a data-driven approach to business face several challenges when attempting to bring that vision to reality. Letting data drive an organisation's path forward may seem like a simple idea, as many businesses already have some sort of central shared server or database containing important business data in a single location.

5 Tips for Better IT Asset Management
November 9, 2021 - 4:08 PM
From an IT perspective, asset management is not the most exciting element of running your business. However, it's one of the most important. Learning how to master this aspect of your business could lead to a long list of impressive benefits in the coming years. It's up to you to lead the way!

Global Lockdowns May Limit COVID-19, But Not DDoS
November 8, 2021 - 10:17 AM
The world has been going through significant changes: facing a global COVID-19 pandemic, researching how the SARS-CoV-2 virus works and then delivering a defense via vaccines to fight back. Similarly, in the world of cybersecurity, we saw many changes in the first half of 2021. A10 Networks' recent report on the H1 2021: The Global State of DDoS Weapons sheds light on potential DDoS weapons and their behavior to ensure DDoS attacks can be mitigated regardless of the country or organization they belong to.

How to Create a Business Continuity Plan
November 2, 2021 - 11:42 AM
When it comes to building a thriving business, business continuity planning (BCP) isn't nearly as exciting as coming up with a creative marketing strategy. Having said that, it's just as important - if not more so. Do you have one?

Why a Dedicated Hybrid DNS Solution is Vital
November 2, 2021 - 10:03 AM
According to Gartner, over 45 percent of IT spending will have shifted to the cloud by 2024 (up from 33 percent in 2020). Broader use of cloud and SaaS applications is driving greater investment in technologies that improve productivity, data security and continuous business operations. The demands of a modern, distributed workforce require IT to prioritize agility, velocity and scale. As a consequence, networks are shifting from a traditional architecture focused on headquarters and the data center to a distributed, edge-to-cloud architecture. To support the hybrid workplace, organizations need to be able to easily secure networks and unify management across cloud, HQ and branch locations.

Preventing SSDP-based DDoS Attacks
November 1, 2021 - 1:48 PM
Lately, DDoS attackers have been increasingly focused on smaller attacks launched persistently over a long period of time. The trend has been prevalent throughout the last couple of years thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic. That said, the notoriety and capabilities of large-scale DDoS attacks cannot be diminished. In fact, while large-scale attacks might not occur as frequently as their low-volume, high-frequency cousins, they still tend to cause a lot of damage and make headlines at least a couple of times a year.

The Evolution of ID Scanners: From Classic Identifying to AI
October 26, 2021 - 3:47 PM
Identity documents have been around since 1414 but were little used until the early 20th century. Electronic code reading had its embryonic beginnings, like barcodes, in 1949, though barcodes were first used in grocery stores in 1974. Development picked up a quicker pace after that. Gradually, from then until now, ID cards have evolved to include biometric information such as fingerprints and face, hand, or iris measurements.

Tips to Protect Enterprise Networks and Resources Against Mozi
October 11, 2021 - 9:57 AM
Mozi is a DDoS-focused botnet that utilizes a large set of Remote Code Executions (RCEs) to leverage CVEs in IoT devices for infection. These IoT devices include readily available and commonly used DVRs and network gateways. Once infected, the botnet uses peer-to-peer connectivity to send and receive configuration updates and attack commands. Mozi was first identified in 2019 and has been evolving and increasing in size ever since. It can now persist on network devices by infiltrating the device's file system, remaining functional even after the device has been rebooted. During the first half of 2021, Mozi topped out at over 360,000 unique systems using more than 285,000 unique source IP addresses, likely due to address translation.

Important Considerations That Help Create A Constructive IT/OT Convergence Program
October 5, 2021 - 11:28 AM
Design and implementation of an industrial shop-floor service. Global enterprise manufacturing brands have finally started an industry 4.0 journey to uncover the power of data from their IT, supply chain, and IoT. Here are the diverse elements and drivers for IT/OT convergence from an industrial perspective. These IT/OT convergences can be constructive.

Kubernetes Will Drive up Value of IT Skills
October 4, 2021 - 3:11 PM
The open-source and Cloud-native container management platform, Kubernetes, is a game-changer for businesses looking to make their development, testing, and production phases more consistent across platforms. While nowhere near as existential, the same questions being asked around AI and machine learning are already being asked of Kubernetes. Will they threaten and replace the roles of IT teams given their ability to 'orchestrate' and 'automate' the management of containerised environments? And as always, the reality is that new technologies create opportunity rather than remove them.

4 Ransomware Trends that Companies Should be Aware Of
September 7, 2021 - 1:09 PM
This year has turned out to be one of the worst years for ransomware. Why? Because that's where the big money is. Large potential return on investment makes ransomware extortion activities highly compelling for threat actors. Verizon's 2021 Data Breach Investigations Report notes, "The novel fact is that 10 percent of all breaches now involve ransomware."

Is Your Company's Data Secure Enough?
August 11, 2021 - 10:40 AM
In today's business world, very few companies keep their data in paper form. Digitalization means the world has since gone paperless, and most companies store their data in the cloud. Online businesses collect a lot of data in their day-to-day business, especially credit card information. Data security breaches are becoming more rampant, and there are some ways companies can keep their data safe from hackers.

How To Improve Your DevOps Pipeline With The Use Of DevSecOps
August 10, 2021 - 3:05 PM
If you are wondering how DevSecOps can improve your overall DevOps pipeline, then read on. We detail the DevOps pipeline and the benefits of DevSecOps to your pipeline.

Ransomware, Phishing, Zero Trust, and the New Normal of Cyber Security
August 3, 2021 - 10:40 AM
When the COVID-19 pandemic struck, cyber criminals saw their opportunity, and they took it. With corporate offices, government agencies, schools, and universities shifting from in-person to remote work models, and even many healthcare interactions moving online, the rushed nature of the transition led to inevitable cyber security gaps. Consumer broadband and personal devices undermined the corporate security stack; unsafe user practices and overlooked security patches opened ample vulnerabilities throughout the environment.

The Age of Distributed IT: A Channel Partner's Playbook
August 3, 2021 - 10:34 AM
Between the COVID-19 crisis and consequent economic upheaval, it's fair to say that many businesses have spent the last 18 months in survival mode. Now, as the tide starts to turn across EMEA, we can begin to wonder what life will look like post-pandemic. From hybrid-workforces and shifting retail sales online, to remote healthcare and a new recognition for the need to accelerate digital transformation, many companies are taking this opportunity to re-invent themselves.

6 Simple Cost Reduction Strategies for Enterprise Software and IT
July 28, 2021 - 2:54 PM
As great as technology can be, sometimes too much of it can make things complicated and expensive. By simplifying your approach, you can save money and streamline complex processes by transforming them into much simpler systems. As you invest in technology, make sure you're prioritizing efficiency at every stage of the process.

HomeGrid Forum Adds Signify as a Member of their Growing Organization
July 28, 2021 - 2:41 PM
Today, internet use is exploding, with the global data communication volume doubling every two years. This is caused by the expanding number of connected devices via the Internet of Things (IoT) and multiplied by the data consumption of those devices. However, the radio spectrum commonly used for networks does not provide enough room to grow. This manifests in reduced stability and less effective coverage of wireless connectivity as well as slower throughput, frustrating user needs and expectations. There is also growing concern about security with radio-communication. Radio provides a blanket cover, under which anyone could sneak, as unsecured or 'open' networks are an eavesdropper's paradise.

A Guide To Hosted Private Branch Exchange
July 26, 2021 - 11:04 AM
A hosted PBX refers to the cloud-based phone system hosted over the internet and not at the physical location of a business. If your business has implemented these hosted PBX services, they help you with limited maintenance and cost savings.

DDoS Protection Major Concern for Middle East Service Providers
July 26, 2021 - 10:08 AM
2020 was a year that changed the world as we know it. The global pandemic revolutionized our work lives as remote working became the norm and this trend is expected to continue into the future. For communication service providers, the pandemic brought about challenges but also opportunities for growth - provided they are cognizant of customer demand and use patterns and adjust two key success factors - scale and DDoS security.

Why should you outsource IT projects to Central Europe?
July 15, 2021 - 2:21 PM
Keeping a business running isn't simple in modern times. Even if your company isn't specializing in IT, chances are you will still have some minor or major IT projects to manage. Whether it is a website to create or an application to develop, outsourcing your IT projects can bring many benefits - especially for smaller businesses.

Technology's Evolution from Background to Backbone
July 8, 2021 - 9:39 AM
With employees encouraged to work from home with the ongoing pandemic, IT has taken on the importance of a utility along with water, gas and electricity, Without connectivity, telecommunications and the cloud, many businesses would have ground to a halt, while consumers would have had limited means of keeping in touch, buying essential goods, and staying entertained. But thanks to IT, businesses such as supermarkets, broadcasters and financial services have continued to thrive.

Beginner's Guide: How to Pick the Best Trading App
July 7, 2021 - 2:51 PM
Stock trading has grown in popularity as one of the most popular investment options. You can purchase a particular proportion of a company and benefit without having to do anything by buying shares. People who invest greater sums and obtain majority ownership are, of course, appointed to the board of directors and participate in the decision-making process, but this requires a large sum of money.

How the Disposable Nature of Tech is Putting your Businesses Data at Risk
July 6, 2021 - 10:53 AM
Many people are now working from home and opting to use a personal computer to get work done. This is making the challenge of controlling and managing your organisations data near impossible. With data now sprawling across company and personal devices, there is no control over it, especially when it is sold on to its next home, left behind at a second-hand store or thrown away.

What Every Entrepreneur Ought to Know About Managed Print Services.
June 30, 2021 - 4:13 PM
In most companies and organizations, copying and printing resources are largely used. It doesn't matter the size the company or organization,the printing work is no longer a support system but is as important as other integral departments. Managing the resources used to do the printing and copying is the reason behind hiring managed print services (MPS).

6 Disruptive Technologies in 2021
June 25, 2021 - 1:13 PM
Modern digital technologies are constantly evolving, and every sector is accustomed to the constant flood of innovations. In 2021, there are many technologies that are disrupting the business sector and offer new opportunities for better business operations and customer relationships. In this article, we provide an overview of some of the most important technologies and their expected impact on the industry.

How Mobile Technology Impacted the Entertainment Sector
June 25, 2021 - 1:08 PM
Today most people spend more time on mobile devices than on a computer or in front of a TV. Actually, on average, one person spends 155 minutes per day on their smartphone in 2021. That being said, mobile technology has definitely affected the evolution of different entertainment sectors. Mobile apps have allowed people to get entertained on the go, whenever it's convenient for them. Here we provide an overview of the effect of mobile technology on different entertainment sectors.

6 Great VR Applications
June 25, 2021 - 1:06 PM
Thanks to the rapid progress over the years of VR technology, it has finally taken off in 2021, even though it was created in the 90s. Actually, VR technology is one of the best innovations that can be applied to numerous sectors and different businesses.

Best Mobile Apps for Plumbing Business
June 21, 2021 - 5:12 PM
You might be the best plumber in Melbourne. But, you know how troublesome it is to manage a plumbing business. The business is not a specific work but a combo of many works. As a plumbing business owner, it is always stressful to manage all these works and your employees on your own. But, did you know that many mobile apps can assist in your plumbing business? Let's check them out.

Mitre ATT&CK and XDR: A Perfect Match?
June 14, 2021 - 2:35 PM
The MITRE ATT&CK framework is a carefully selected knowledge base documenting network attack strategies and techniques throughout the attack lifecycle. The framework is intended not only for data collection, but also for use as a tool that can strengthen security processes in organizations.

5 Best Practices In IT Risk Management
June 9, 2021 - 4:26 PM
Information technology risks, or IT risks, in short, are risks that can potentially damage your company's IT systems. It used to be pretty simple to manage with existing technologies, but with the appearance of new technologies, IT risks have become more of a threat than they originally were. Artificial intelligence can aid hackers in developing increasingly dangerous viruses.

As Cyber Attacks Grow, Data Center Operators Can Bring Value-Added Services to Enterprises Leveraging Cloud-Based Access Management Services
June 8, 2021 - 1:48 PM
No threat facing businesses today has grown as fast, or in a manner as difficult to understand, as the danger from cyberattacks. Cyber threats are increasing in both volume and sophistication, and as the world continues to become more digital with every passing day, cyber threats will only keep growing in both aspects. As a result, organizations today are turning to robust cybersecurity solutions, such as Privileged Access Management (PAM), to keep both their data and their customer's data safe.

Accelerating and Expanding Data-Driven Engineering: Haystack Analytics is Creating Elite Tech Teams as it Announces New Capital and Traction with 7,000 Developers
June 8, 2021 - 1:42 PM
This week, Haystack Analytics, an engineering insights tool backed by Y Combinator, announced that it had secured a $1.2 million funding round which included participation from Founders Club, Y Combinator, Soma Capital, Entrepreneur First, and investors Dan Siroker and Blaine Vess.

5 Tips for Frictionless Remote Working for Teams
June 4, 2021 - 9:52 AM
If the pandemic has shown us anything, it's that remote working is more practical than we previously thought. But before you take your team into a 100 percent virtual environment, it's smart to come up with a plan that ensures everything runs as smoothly as possible.

How A10 Networks is Positioning the Channel for Growth, Finding Ways to Incentivise Partners
June 3, 2021 - 1:49 PM
The rise in a globally dispersed workforce and new work-from-home requirements are placing extraordinary pressure on organisations' networks. At the same time, COVID-19 has accelerated digital transformation across many industries, with a shift towards hybrid and multi-cloud to service both customers and employees in this new environment.

Emotet, Trickbot, and Buer - Named after a Demon - Here are the Malware Campaigns Infoblox Tracked in Q1 2021
June 2, 2021 - 1:37 PM
The Infoblox Q1 2021 Cyber Threat Intelligence Report provides original research and insight into threats we observed leading up to and including this period of time. During Q1 2021, the Infoblox Cyber Intelligence Unit (CIU) has published original research reports on campaigns delivering Valyria Trojan Drops Emotet, Snake Keylogger, Italian Emotet, Buer Loader Trojan, RuRAT Trojan, BazarStrike, Warezov Worm, Dridex Banking Trojan, Hancitor Downloader, Trickbot Loader, and Burkina Trojan.

What Is the Environmental Impact of Electric Cars?
June 2, 2021 - 12:19 PM
The Environmental Impact of Electric Cars is an interesting topic that has been getting some attention lately. With electric vehicles becoming more popular, a lot of people are asking questions about the impact of their use on the environment. While there is still much more research to be done on the subject, it is safe to say that the vast majority of the current electricity produced by a vehicle is electrical. Many people think that the only way to harm the environment is by releasing toxic exhaust into the atmosphere. This is simply not true, as some vehicles produce no emissions at all.

Five Steps To Successfully Undertake Mainframe Modernization
June 1, 2021 - 2:13 PM
Mainframes have been the cornerstone of many companies' IT infrastructure for decades. Although it may sound like outdated technology, reliance on mainframes remains unchallenged in many sectors, even those that have a demonstrable history of investing in technology, such as banking and insurance. However, the continuous demand for greater flexibility to address constant market changes and clients' new demands, together with the limitation of specialized resources, and the need to reduce costs, has forced companies to bet on the modernization of their legacy systems. Therefore, it is important to know: what are the key steps for organizations to successfully modernize their mainframe platforms?

Gawdo.com elucidates how IT companies outsource and find the best experts
May 18, 2021 - 12:25 PM
Looking for an IT company that can handle your website design needs? Then it is imperative to know how these companies outsource so you will be able to find the most qualified and experienced specialists. This way, you can be assured that your websites will be handled professionally and with great efficiency. If you still face hurdles in getting it done, then you should reach out to Gawdo.com - a one-stop solution to all your digital marketing needs. From logo design, flyer and poster design and cartoon artwork, we aim to help you with customised solutions that are practically imaginable.

Find the IMEI Number on Android & iOS Without the Phone
May 12, 2021 - 2:21 PM
Let's say you lost your phone or it got stolen. To report it to the police, you need to provide an IMEI number. An IMEI shortcut stands for International Mobile Equipment Identity, and every device has a different number. Using this number, your network provider can block your device if it's stolen, and police can confirm that the device belongs to you after they find it. But, if your device is lost or stolen, you cannot see the IMEI number. What to do in this case?

Magento to WooCommerce: A Comprehensive Migration Guide
May 10, 2021 - 3:00 PM
WooCommerce is a preferable Magento alternative for many reasons. Here we provide a step-by-step guidance to migrate from Magento to WooCommerce seamlessly

Digital vs Traditional Marketing: Which Is Right For Your Business?
May 6, 2021 - 5:05 PM
Who doesn't want more leads for their business? Marketing is all about connecting people with your product. But given there are so many different marketing techniques, you might be wondering whether digital or traditional methods would best suit your business. Here is an overview of each side of the coin to help you make an informed decision.

IT Professionals Are the Lifeblood of Any Online Business: 7 Ways to Say Thanks
April 26, 2021 - 12:13 PM
Your remote IT employees do a lot to help your business grow, but it's difficult to show your appreciation from behind a screen. The modern workforce is rooted in cloud technology, from project management platforms to critical SaaS services like Salesforce. We use cloud technology to communicate, build software, and manage our workloads. Now more than ever, technology is the foundation of all companies, regardless of industry.

Addressing the Talent Shortfall in Technology
April 19, 2021 - 12:51 PM
There is clear evidence of talent shortage in the Middle East technology industry. Research from the Robert Walters Employer Sentiment & Hiring Survey highlights the top three skill shortages in the Middle East: Nationals with the correct industry experience, professionals with IT and digital skills and local market knowledge. 41 per cent of employers expect there to be a technical skills shortage in the region.

What COVID reveals about the Remote Employee Experience
April 8, 2021 - 1:19 PM
As we continue to cope with the pandemic, many organizations have taken the decision to allow their employees to work from home permanently. Office cubicles, meeting rooms, and coffee breaks with colleagues have suddenly given way to a new normal that includes family members and household distractions, adapting to new technologies, creating a shakeup in their lives

Did you Back up Your Network This World Backup Day 2021?
March 31, 2021 - 7:00 AM
March 31 is observed as World Backup Day and it's important to take time to focus on the criticality of an organization's backup and disaster recovery strategy.

In the Midst of COVID-19, We're Seeing a Pandemic of Cyber Attacks
March 23, 2021 - 1:07 PM
In the first quarter of 2021, the COVID-19 pandemic is still wreaking havoc around the globe. The coronavirus is continuously evolving and presenting new challenges. In addition to the direct effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, we also saw a sharp rise in cybercriminal activity. From simple phishing attacks to one of the largest DDoS attacks ever recorded, we saw the cyber threat landscape evolve and grow.

5 Tips To Protect Your Business From Hacking
March 18, 2021 - 4:50 PM
The internet has done exactly what its meaning stands for-it has interconnected the world. With interconnectedness, people from all walks of life from any part of the world can communicate with any other person located anywhere else in the world-as long as both of them have internet connectivity and devices to send and receive messages.

Top 4 Apps for Personal Healthcare
March 12, 2021 - 11:58 AM
Are you ready to keep track of your health but not sure where to start? There are numerous apps that claim to help you learn about and keep track of your health. But which ones will help you reach your specific personal healthcare goals? Start by outlining your needs, then read ahead to find out which healthcare mobile apps will best assist you!

The FamiSafe Parental Control App Helps Parents to Monitor their Kids.
March 12, 2021 - 10:58 AM
Wondershare came to the world at the right time when people have been facing different tech-related issues but they came with bundles of solutions. For example, it was hard to understand and control the time spent by our kids on screens. Although all parents have responsibilities to protect their children, it's tricky to do so on screens. Of course, you cannot spend all your life with your "digital kids."

How to Backup Oracle Databases?
March 9, 2021 - 9:37 AM
Oracle is a solid database platform for enterprise needs. It offers all the necessary features for managing a robust, reliable, and available database for your applications. As an enterprise solution, Oracle also prioritizes data integrity and security.

4 WFH cybersecurity lessons we learned during the pandemic
March 9, 2021 - 9:26 AM
The COVID-19 pandemic turned the world upside down, and many companies transitioned to WFH with very little warning. That led to a rise in cyber attacks and security breaches, and raised a lot of questions about cybersecurity for remote workers.

How to Start a Successful YouTube Channel
February 26, 2021 - 4:47 PM
The idea of YouTube as a business slowly grows on entrepreneurs and there is a good reason for that. Starting a successful YouTube channel takes a lot of hard work, but in the end, it is definitely worth it. YouTube is the biggest social media platform for streaming and publishing videos. The best thing is that you'll get paid every time someone opens your video. YouTube pays an average rate of $0.01 to $0.03 for a view, which isn't a lot but this doesn't include the ad views. A YouTuber makes around $18 per 1,000 ad views which averages out to $3 to $5 per 1,000 video views depending on your audience.

Digital Transformation Takes a Front Seat in the Classroom
February 26, 2021 - 4:08 PM
As we all know, education is undergoing a huge transformational shift since the pandemic hit. The sudden rise in remote learning created several challenges in homeschooling for educators, students and parents. From lack of infrastructure (devices, broadband internet, printers, secure VPN) to the absence of developmental needs of children such as exercise, outdoor time, social interactions, face time with teachers, etc., to a looming financial meltdown -- education has many challenges to confront.

Social Media Platforms Are Favorite Hunting Grounds for Scammers
February 26, 2021 - 4:02 PM
While awareness of phishing scams through email is high, many people are ignorant of the risks they face on social media platforms. Cunning cybercriminals exploit these conduits for social networking by employing social engineering techniques to trick victims. And, because people use social media platforms to relax, communicate with friends, and interact with large brands, they often drop their guard.

Using AI for Digital Identification, Fraud Prevention and Increased ROI
February 26, 2021 - 2:46 PM
Technology's role in our everyday lives continues to increase exponentially. Although the shift to digital began before the pandemic, as we continue operating in a largely remote world, technology is increasingly used for daily tasks like shopping, banking and even healthcare. When it comes to confirming identity much is at stake for businesses and individuals alike, including potential time and material losses. The challenge companies are currently facing is how to confirm digital identities while maintaining a positive consumer experience.

With More Sophisticated and Pervasive Attacks on Mobile Devices, Enterprises Turn to Mobile Web Browser Isolation Advances
February 22, 2021 - 5:39 PM
The proliferation of smartphones, along with the explosion of remote working given the ongoing challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, has brought the issue of mobile device security back into focus. Mobile devices are increasingly attractive targets for malicious attacks simply given the amount of interactions, from business collaboration to messaging, email, and use of mobile applications.

With More Sophisticated and Pervasive Attacks on Mobile Devices, Enterprises Turn to Mobile Web Browser Isolation Advances
February 22, 2021 - 10:05 AM
The proliferation of smartphones, along with the explosion of remote working given the ongoing challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, has brought the issue of mobile device security back into focus. Mobile devices are increasingly attractive targets for malicious attacks simply given the amount of interactions, from business collaboration to messaging, email, and use of mobile applications.

Creating a Successful Data Privacy Initiative: How to Avoid Scalability Issues and Unnecessary Risks
February 10, 2021 - 2:57 PM
Enterprises worldwide are under increased scrutiny to properly manage customer data. Responsible use of customer information and ensuring the privacy of petabytes worth of customer account data such as credit card, healthcare and social security numbers, membership points, credit scores, banking info and other PII and other confidential data is legally required by an increasing number of governments for mandates like GDPR in the EU, CCPA in California and LGPD in Brazil.

HPE Aruba Outlines 5 Focal Areas for Retail Industry Success
February 10, 2021 - 2:30 PM
As retailers adapt how they serve customers to meet immediate and long-term challenges, they are transforming their services to do more. Business transformation requires a network foundation, digital tools, and new streams of data to be analyzed. Artificial intelligence and machine learning are emerging as innovative ways to drive profitable business outcomes while driving IT process efficiency.

Addressing the Dangers of Root Access Approaches and Shared Passwords
February 8, 2021 - 2:29 PM
As nearly every enterprise is expanding its digital architecture, the management of multiple clouds and operating systems, distributed and variable applications, and versions across all are becoming increasingly hard to do. The more systems and applications, the greater the complexity.

ConnX and Isoolate Take on the Massive Challenges of the Expanding Attack Surface in the Work from Everywhere World
January 27, 2021 - 3:27 PM
ConnX, an AI-driven Communications Transformation as a Service platform provider, is bringing Isoolate's web and browser isolation solution to their enterprise customers. With its own patent-pending unique threat isolation technologies, Isoolate protects users from web and SaaS application content-borne threats, who work from anywhere, on any device, and over any network.

Insecurity Complex: Best Practices for Combatting the Persistent Unsecure Password Problem in 2021
January 20, 2021 - 5:35 PM
Even as cybercriminals are becoming more sophisticated and, according to Gartner, spending ten times more time attacking organizations than organizations are spending protecting themselves, the mother of all vectors for entry into critical infrastructure and systems is still through compromised credentials, including unsecure passwords.

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