Have you ever purchased a product under the impression it can solve one (or many) of your problems? Have you then been thoroughly disappointed after its first use or a few later? Endpoint detection and response solutions can be just as disappointing, especially if they fail to protect your many valuable endpoints.
Topics: Endpoint Protection
For schools to offer modern technological teaching methods, they must be equipped with the proper IT infrastructure and security measures. Without these at hand, valuable hardware is at risk, and the network cannot support a large number of devices.
Topics: BYOD Educational Environments
Over the past few years, we have seen a fundamental shift in our classrooms. No longer can phones, tablets, and other technology send a student to the principal's office or detention. Modern schools are embracing this never-ending technological battle and creating one-to-one computing programs, BYOD policies, or a combination of the two.
Topics: BYOD Educational Environments
Where would we be today without online applications readily available at our fingertips? Better yet, where would organizations be without them strewn throughout the entire business landscape? Whether for personal or professional use, these online applications have become so engrained in our everyday workflows—from HR to project management apps to financials—that business operations would surely suffer if they were to malfunction.
Topics: Business Productivity
After your data has been compromised, it is difficult to know how to pick up the pieces or even where to start. Security breaches are a common occurrence, which means many organizations are or have been in your current position. Even the biggest enterprises like FaceBook and Gmail have experienced them. While protecting your company’s IT network is critical, having an aftermath plan is, too.
Controlling how devices, users, and applications behave on your network can be challenging, yet it is a necessary ongoing task to ensure your network is performing at an optimal level. Recreational traffic can slow your bandwidth speed, which causes frustration with other end-users. Realistically, companies often utilize several different solutions to control their issues. Did you know it only takes one, though?
It is what every organization fears. Every single one of your files has been locked. No one can access the network, and some shady hacker from who knows where is demanding money now in exchange for the return of your valuable files. That is exactly what WannaCry is doing, a ransomware that has been targeting businesses in both hemispheres.
Security is essential when conducting business operations online. Data, especially that of a sensitive nature, needs to be locked up tight so only end-users with the appropriate permissions can access that information. However, it is not that simple as many businesses can attest to. Even with the greatest efforts, networks can be infiltrated by hackers and other online threats.
With many businesses increasing their use of online computing to conduct business operations, the risk of online security breaches has skyrocketed. No matter the size of your organization, all companies are fair game for hackers and online data loss. To mitigate these disastrous situations, network security solutions must be implemented.
Individuals who are in possession of a CIO title know their position has grown in complexity like never before. Tasked with transitioning apps and data to the cloud, ensuring systems and networks remain inaccessible to outsiders, and spearheading digital transformations, CIOs are expected to do it all. At the same time, CEOs and other business advisors need them to win more customers and increase revenue.